Waitrose Blue Charter Programme: Knowledge Exchange

As part of the Marine Plastics Research & Innovation Framework, through generous funding from Waitrose & Partners, the ACU is developing a bespoke online training to help enhance the impact of activities aimed at disseminating research findings and promoting best practice interventions and innovative solutions emerging from their area of research.

The training will initially be tailored to the needs of our Blue Charter Fellows, but could be made available later to a wider cohort of academics.

The ACU is inviting proposals from Members and specialist consultants with expertise in research communication, knowledge exchange, research uptake and research impact to develop and quality assure online training modules for delivery on MoodleCloud.

There are 7 modules open for application, with GBP3000 available to cover design and content development for each module.

Each module must contain the following:

  • Module description
  • Module objectives
  • One Moodle Lesson covering content and exercises 
  • Activities and document templates
  • An end of module quiz
  • Useful resources (Open access/free resources where possible)
  • Glossary
  • 3 x discussion questions for the module forum

In addition, each module author will be asked to illustrate the course content with Case Studies, to be collected by the author from our pool of Blue Charter Capacity Audit Respondents (names and details will provided to each successful author) and contacts within institutions currently undertaking marine plastics related research.

 

Click here to read each of the Module Briefs before completing the application form.

 

Click here to read the full Terms of Reference for Module Developers.

 

Click here to view an example application for Module 1.

 

Click here to view the example lesson plan for Module 1.

 

Please use the form below to outline your full proposal for selected module(s) below.

 

Deadline for submissions is midnight BST Sunday 8th September 2019.

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Background

Have you developed an online Moodle course before? *
Please tick all those that you have developed on Moodle *
 
Have you conducted interviews via email or telephone? *
Have you developed Case Studies for any website or online training platform? *

Module 1

Module description

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Module objectives

Please list the module objectives (Max 3) * 🛈
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Moodle Lesson Plan


Activity and Document Templates

0/500 characters
Are activity templates/supporting documents required? *
Have activity templates/supporting documents been prepared? *
Please list the activity templates/supporting documents that have been prepared * 🛈
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0/300 words

End of module quiz

Please list the questions to be asked in the end of module quiz 🛈
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Useful resources (open access/free resources where possible)

List 5 example resources to be included in the module 🛈
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Glossary

List 5 examples of terms to be provided in the module glossary 🛈
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Module 2

Module description

0/500 words

Module objectives

Please list the module objectives (Max 3) * 🛈
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Moodle Lesson Plan


Activity and Document Templates

0/500 characters
Are activity templates/supporting documents required? *
Have activity templates/supporting documents been prepared? *
Please list the activity templates/supporting documents that have been prepared * 🛈
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0/300 words

End of module quiz

Please list the questions to be asked in the end of module quiz 🛈
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Useful resources (open access/free resources where possible)

List 5 example resources to be included in the module 🛈
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Glossary

List 5 examples of terms to be provided in the module glossary 🛈
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Module 3

Module description

0/500 words

Module objectives

Please list the module objectives (Max 3) * 🛈
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Moodle Lesson Plan


Activity and Document Templates

0/500 characters
Are activity templates/supporting documents required? *
Have activity templates/supporting documents been prepared? *
Please list the activity templates/supporting documents that have been prepared * 🛈
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0/300 words

End of module quiz

Please list the questions to be asked in the end of module quiz 🛈
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Useful resources (open access/free resources where possible)

List 5 example resources to be included in the module 🛈
+-

Glossary

List 5 examples of terms to be provided in the module glossary 🛈
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