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TheWLE Centre will disseminate the findings and outcomes from its research anddevelopment work within the UK and internationally to highereducation institutions, employers and other public sector organizations.
TheCentre will produce a range of reader-friendly publications, academicreports and articles, seminars and a digital repository of learning andteaching materials and research reports.
The WLE Centre is currentlydeveloping a number of innovative accreditation and assessment frameworks,technology-supported pedagogies and a policy guidelines on AP(E)L.Inaddition to teaching and research activities, the Centre offers a range of
services relating to students, staff and outside bookings. The range ofservices will be considerable and will include the provision of training in theuse of specific software for such purposes as digital editing or recording.
Provision for Students
TheCentre will provide, by appointment, instruction for and guidanceto students enrolled on MA Media Courses in relation to the usage ofediting software, digital cameras and digital sound recording and editing.There will also be the opportunity for Institute students to book themselves into designated slots for computer usage in the allocated areas of the Centre.
Provision for Staff
A rollingprogramme of events concerned with utilising digital and other media inspecific curriculum or pedagogic contexts for specialised work such asediting or image manipulation is available.
TheCentre will also be planning and producing, in collaboration withInstitute academic staff, educational and other materials which demonstrate anevolving awareness of appropriate pedagogies for the digital age, and meet thegeneral and specific aims and objectives of the Centre.A longer term aim isto make the studio and recording facilities available for outside bookings forprofessional purposes.