HP LIFE: Engaging Entrepreneurial Students through e-Learning 1 NACCE and HP is starting a movement HP HP has a long tradition of supporting innovation in education. We know that having an entrepreneurial mindset is one of the most critical skills the next generation of learners will need. Our HP LIFE e-learning program helps aspiring entrepreneurs and small business-owners learn the skills they need to establish and grow their business. We’re excited to be taking the next step with you to understand how elearning can support entrepreneurial learning in the classroom 3 A Powerful Partnership 4 Entrepreneurship can be described as a creative and innovative response to the environment. Entrepreneurship: It is a philosophy or process through which an entrepreneur seeks innovation and employment. Entrepreneur Entrepreneurship Person Process or Philosophy Entre – enter 5 Pre – before Enterprise Object Neur – Nerve Centre Entrepreneurship on Campus + eLearning = Fuel for Local Economy life-global.org/go/nacce HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs HP LIFE e-Learning • Free online resource • Teaches both business concepts & technology skills • Relevant and practical • Engaging and interactive • Global online community 8 Growing the Community College Reach This Spring 34 Community Colleges across 19 states (red): AZ, CA, DE, FL, HI, ID, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MN, MT, NC, NM, NY, SC, TX, WA 2 Business Incubators (green): CA, DE Note: dots do not correspond to geographic position on map 9 © Copyright 2012 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. HP LIFE e-Learning Curriculum designed for online learning 10 • All modules launched in English, French, Spanish available • Language translation rolling throughout 2013 What is HP LIFE e-Learning? Demonstration Let’s take a closer look: www.life-global.org/go/nacce HP LIFE e-Learning – course structure Each course features seven steps: Start: a brief overview of course objectives and components Story: the scenario of a real-life entrepreneur facing a common business challenge (photo novella with audio) Business concept: principles and strategies to respond to the business challenge (with guided and unguided interactivities) Technology skill: skills linked to the business concept that can help save time and money; includes tutorials, interactivities, and downloadable exercises Course discussion: an online global forum to share ideas with others Certification: a celebration and validation of your learning; printed or uploaded Next steps: additional resources to dive more deeply into the course topics and skills 13 HP LIFE – Unique Value Proposition 14 HP LIFE - Story 15 HP LIFE – Business Concept Activity 16 HP LIFE – Technology Skill 17 HP LIFE – Technology Skill (Downloadable Resources) 18 HP LIFE – Course Discussion 19 HP LIFE - Certification 20 HP LIFE – Next Steps 21 How can HP LIFE e-Learning be used in community colleges? Integration Implementation models Self-paced learning Autonomous, self-directed learning 23 Mediated learning Classrooms/Training Centers •“Flip the classroom” •1:1 or group coaching •Supplement to existing curricula •Facilitated online course •Etc. How educators deploy HP LIFE Educators • • • • 24 HP LIFE ADAPTABILITY 1 2 3 4 1:1 Coach or mentor Group Coach Flip the Classroom Supplement curriculum Group work • Individual works supports peer-tooutside classroom peer learning plus small group • Faculty member as work inside guide for small • Supports peer-togroups peer learning & • Limited learner sharing Depends on the needs of learners and educators prerequisites Guided exploration Individualized attention 1-2 computers Limited learner prerequisites • • • • Individual work outside classroom User content to enrich existing service offering Enables rich learning How can HP LIFE e-Learning be used in community colleges? Case Studies Problem-based Learning Supplement text OER course Planning the Entrepreneurial Venture – Online 26 27 Planning the Entrepreneurial Venture F2f 28 29 30 31 32 Student Comments “I enjoy the modules. I find them interesting and informational. they are easy to read and follow. I think they work well with this course.” J. Layne – BAS170 “I think the program is quite valuable, and a great interactive teaching tool. It keeps my interest for the most part, and through the different activities I believe I am learning some great aspects of running a business. I also believe I have learned several good strategies for things like advertising, and choosing a target market through the program. I honestly have no complaint about the tool, so keep up the good work!” M. Rainwater – BAS170 “I like that the modules are easy to use. This makes the learning fun rather than spending the time trying to figure out how to use them. Good Job!” H. Lucas – BAS170 33 Reaching beyond the Classroom Entrepreneurial Program Outreach Session Welding Nursing Advanced Integrated Technology (AIT) Biomedical Technicians/Radiologists Chamber and SDC groups ???? What ideas do you have??? 34 Quotes from Community College Faculty “I like HP LIFE because it is an interactive resource that is new and up-todate from a reputable source.” “HP LIFE gives real life situations that are relevant to my students.” “HP LIFE is the right level for my students, not a lot of reading, stopgaps if they didn't complete it. Modules are well done.” “HP LIFE frees me up to concentrate on brainstorming and creativity, technical is covered by HP LIFE.” 35 Benefits • Connects with core curriculum competencies in modular format • Provides "inbox", authentic assessments • Best learning through the "stories of others" approach • Global awareness connection ... important in the world of curriculum 36 How might you use HP LIFE e-Learning in your community colleges? Discussion www.life-global.org Relevant + Accessible + Feasible = Impact! © Copyright 2012 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.