Cultivate/Blackboard ‘Care Pack’ to help academics welcome Blackboard Learn 9.1

Care Pack packshot

Care Pack Resources

Cultivate and Blackboard have partnered to produce a ‘Care Pack’ to help academics across Europe, the Middle East and Asia understand the Bb Learn 9.1 upgrade holistically and discover where it can benefit their teaching and learning. The project rolled out across 500 institutions from September to December 2010.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments closed

Rapid Prototyping: the latest Cultivate Module is released

Rapid Prototyping Guide

Rapid Prototyping Guide

Rapid Prototyping is an ISD method to complement the ADDIE model. As the title suggests it can be used to quickly engage faculty with an innovation. In our development we found that we could get faculty using an innovation in their curriculum in under two weeks from our first meeting. The method uses a focused discussion to identify a bounded, key area of curriculum content to work on, then generates rapid iterations of content and lesson plans. We have found this can create a virtuous circle of develop-deploy-success, develop-deploy-success.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments closed

RWU adopts Cultivate to assist in its innovation integration

Roger Williams University, of Bristol, Rhode Island, USA has chosen Cultivate to assist in its innovation integration efforts. We’re delighted to be chosen and look forward to helping them deeply engage their faculty.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments closed

Cultivate Signature Process Course

Participants from around the globe joined the initial Cultivate Signature Process course online. Together they took the opportunity to reflect upon the unique way they engage with faculty. Read More »

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments closed

Cultivate Change Certification Course runs near Knysna

Attendees at Pezula Certification Training

Attendees at Pezula Certification Training

Educational Technology managers from around South Africa met at the beautiful Pezula resort on Knysna Heads to spend an intensive 3 days reflecting on their practice and the assumptions and mindset behind them. The Cultivate model was also present and opened up many opportunities for participants’ cognitive models and practice to evolve.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments closed