Using learning technology to embed professionalism : a team approach

Grundy, Dawn ORCID: 0000-0003-1867-5527 and Jackson, Heather (2019) Using learning technology to embed professionalism : a team approach. In: University of Bolton TIRI Conference, 3rd to 4th July 2019, University of Bolton. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Professionalism is an essential attribute, which is fundamental to personal development, self-awareness and preparation for future employment across all disciplines. We often expect our learners to have the essential knowledge and understanding of professional attitudes and behaviours at the start of their programme of study. However, it is widely recognised that due to societal and cultural change, social media, and many other factors, the term `Professionalism` does not always share the same meaning. In order to develop a greater awareness and promote individual development of learners, our aim is to prepare them for professional practice and regulation through professional bodies. Our overall strategic agenda is to bring professionalism to the forefront of education, and embed it with our programmes of study. This presentation will discuss how the School of Nursing and Midwifery has worked with the Academic Librarian for the School to develop a section in LEAP Online about Professionalism. We will discuss how we collaborated to design the content explaining professionalism and its importance, developed scenario based activities for the students to measure their understanding of professionalism and finally test their knowledge and understanding by gaining a digital badge. We will reflect on how our experience as practitioners has helped shape this exciting new content and our plans to develop it further and embed across all subject areas within the university.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Uncontrolled Keywords: professionalism, education, digital literacy, information literacy, learning technology
Divisions: Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
Library > University of Bolton Library Research
University of Bolton Conferences > Teaching Intensive Research Informed Conference > 2019
Depositing User: Tracey Gill
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2019 11:12
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2019 14:05
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/2377

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