Impact on stakeholders

What was the impact of the classes on the various stakeholders? In addition to developing and sharing class resources the class tutors have established and actively maintained/curated an active social media (especially twitter) network around the classes. This enables lively conversations surrounding their “learning objects”  – the interviews, podcasts, lectures, tasks and task-responses. These conversations together with the visitor stats/analytics …

Evaluation activities

A challenge for us as evaluators was that we were not there to identify a baseline at the beginning of the project so when we examined changing practices many of these had already happened or started to happen. So we took a retrospective view looking at how they changed, why they changed, and what didn’t change by utilising historical accounts, …

The Study

This report offers a reflection on findings from a one year evaluation study into the distributed open media classes at Coventry University. The study team comprises Lou McGill and Tim Gray of Lou McGill Consultancy Ltd. We would like to thank the Department of Media in the School of Art and Design for their input, openness and patience during the …