December 11, 2012
One of the most enjoyable aspects of the programme support aspect of my job is that I get to find out about a lot of really innovative work taking place across a diverse range of UK universities. On the flip side of this, I do sometimes yearn to be part of the development of projects [...]
November 22, 2012
For the past four years I've been part of the support team for the JISC Curriculum Design Programme, and it has been a fascinating journey for everyone involved and has provided the basis for many a blog post here. The final synthesis report for the programme is now available from the Design Studio.
Making sense of [...]
October 3, 2012
This blog is a major dissemination channel for my work, thoughts and general ponderings. In some ways it is my memory! Although it is searchable particularly by tags and topics, there are times when a straightforward and simple way of collating several posts and converting them to another format would be really useful. [...]
September 3, 2012
Professor David Boud got this year's eAssessment Scotland Conference off to a great start with his "new conceptions of feedback and how they might be put into practice" keynote presentation by asking the fundamental question '"what is feedback?"
David's talk centred on what he referred to as the "three generations of feedback", and was [...]
August 16, 2012
Another day, another activity, but luckily for me using one of my favourite web tools storify.
[View the story "What I've learnt from #moocmooc so far" on Storify]
August 15, 2012
Curriculum change is the theme of the latest JISC On Air radio show and it highlights some of the projects from the JISC Curriculum Design Programme.
The programme explores curriculum design and the role technology plays in supporting changes to institutional practices and processes. The focus is on the different approaches to curriculum change and [...]
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 [...]
May 24, 2012
Twitter summary of the final Curriculum Design Programme meeting, 22-23 May.
[View the story "#jisccdd Celebrating Success and Continuing the Journey" on Storify]
May 18, 2012
Early this week Janet Finlay and Dawn Wood from the PC3 project (part of the JISC Curriculum Design Programme) shared their experiences of embedding coaching into the curriculum as Leeds Met.
The original aim of the PC3 project was "to develop curriculum structures and tech support to allow students to build their own curriculum [...]
May 17, 2012
As the JISC Curriculum Design projects come to and end and are compiling their final stories of their four year journeys, I've been thinking about timelines. So, in preparation for next week's final programme meeting, here's a timeline which pulls pictures and videos from youtube and twitter that have been tagged with #jisccdd (thanks to [...]