June 27, 2012
At the Employer Engagement in a Digital Age Conference next Wednesday (4th July) Bill Johnston and myself will be presenting a workshop around our recent series of blog posts around what it means to be a digital university.
Our session, The Digital University - A Proposed Framework for Strategic Development, will give us a chance [...]
June 21, 2012
The JISC e-Learning Programme team has just announced the release of five new publications on the themes of lifelong learning, e-portfolio implementation, innovation in further education, digital literacies, and extending the learning environment. These publications will be of interest to managers and practitioners in further and higher education and work based learning. Three of [...]
June 20, 2012
is pretty much summed up by the genius of xckd in this cartoon
and was the focus of one of the plenary talks at this weeks #iwmw12 conference given by Professor Ferdinand von Prondzynski, Principal, Robert Gordon University. The gist of Fredrick's talk centred on the contradiction in Universities of the innovative role they play [...]
June 20, 2012
This week I've been in Edinburgh with a number of my cetis colleagues at this years IMWM 12 conference which is organised by our sister JISC Innovation Support Centre, based at UKOLN.
Cetis contributions to the conference included:
*Identifying and Responding to Emerging Technologies
*What Can schema.org Offer the Web Manager?, Phil Barker, workshop session
*Developing Digital [...]
June 12, 2012
Following Martin Weller's example, here are my responses to Alice Bell's educational blogging survey. If you want to participate (deadline 15th June), then either cut and paste the questions (and your answers) onto your blog, or comment on Alice's original post.
What do you blog about?Developments in educational technology, conferences and events I've been [...]
June 10, 2012
It's something of a rarity for me to go to a conference or meeting in in Glasgow, however I was so glad that I managed to get to the JISC RSC Scotland Annual Conference "Here Be Dragons", last Friday (8 June). It was a thoroughly engaging, entertaining and educational event covering topics [...]
June 7, 2012
As I've mentioned before, CETIS are in the middle of a piece of work for JISC around analytics in education (our Analytics Reconnoitre project). You may have noticed a number of blog posts from myself and colleagues around various aspects of analytics in education. We think this is a "hot topic" but is it? [...]
June 6, 2012
What makes a strategic developer? Or to put it another way, what makes the role of a developer strategic? This was the theme of very thought provoking session where there was no coding but a lot of talking at dev8ed last week.
Led by Amber Thomas (JISC), Mahendra Mahey (UKOLN) and Ben Ryan [...]