Land Based Learning Ltd was established in 2013 to produce interactive teaching, learning and assessment material for the land based sector. The primary goal of the joint venture between Landex members and the University of Northampton is to produce high quality content, cost effectively.
The added value in the company comes from the collaboration between, Landex members, who provide the subject expertise, and the University, which provides the business and technical expertise, to support the development and delivery of the interactive sector specific content.
The materials are available on Moodle to provide users with the flexibility of how they use the content, track and monitor student progress, in a way that supports their individual teaching requirements. Content can be easily added to enhance existing or create new online courses, or used in the classroom.
Whilst the materials will be particularly helpful in promoting independent learning, they should also reduce the time staff have to spend preparing their own materials and assessment. Overall the greatest benefit could be in helping the sector adapt to new technologies as they move from a teacher focused to a learner focused culture.