It is no wonder that many in the FE sector are confused over the implications of FELTAG.
This is activity which replaces face to face lecturing time including webinars, but not time spent on researching information on the web.
I read this as
These are activities, including webinars, which replaces face to face lecturing.
However it should be read as
This is activity which replaces face to face lecturing time and webinars.
If you read the Provider Support Manual from the SFA which has more detail it states:
333. The following are examples of online learning:
- Learning materials that the learner accesses on a college virtual learning environment such as Moodle
- Video demonstrations or Powerpoint presentations accessed outside the classroom
- Structured learning packages that are not facilitated by a lecturer.
334. The following are examples of activities that do not constitute online learning and should not be included in calculation of the Percentage of online delivery:
- A video of a practical demonstration that is shown in the classroom with the lecturer present
- Work undertaken on a computer with a lecturer present
- An online webinar delivered by a lecturer
- Homework assessments that are undertaken on-line
- Email/telephone or online tutorials or feedback discussions.
Webinars would include using tools such as Adobe Connect, Blackboard Collaborate, Big Blue Button and Google Hangouts.