August 21, 2012
This is my final post on my experiences of the #moocmooc course that ran last week, and I want to share a few of my reflections on the role of analytics (and in this case learning analytics), primarily from my experiences as a learner on the course. I should point out that I have [...]
August 17, 2012
It's coming to the end of the week long #moocmooc course and today's activity is to design our own MOOC. Once again the course team have encouraged collaboration have used a google doc as collaborative space to share ideas and form ad hoc teams this Google Doc.
I've had a fascinating morning exploring [...]
August 14, 2012
So I survived day 1 of #moocmooc, and the collaborative task of creating a 1,000 word essay explaining the history, context and potential and potential pitfalls of MOOCs, worked surprisingly well. Thanks to the people in the group I was assigned to, who took charge and got things done. I'm curating the resources/ recommended [...]
April 27, 2012
Continuing our discussions around concepts of a Digital University, in this post we are going to explore the Learning Environments quadrant of our conceptual model.
To reiterate,the logic of our overall discussion starts with the macro concept of Digital Participation which provides the wider societal backdrop to educational development. Information Literacy enables digital [...]
April 23, 2012
Continuing from my last post, the next part of the programme technical journey focuses on the Cluster B projects: Co-educate, SRC, P3 who had similar objectives in terms of organisational change.
*Project Prod entry
In terms of organisational change, SRC (Supporting Responsive Curricula) is part of larger set of project EQAL which is radically [...]
April 2, 2012
Dev8eD is a new event for developers, educational technologists and users working throughout education on the development of tools, widgets, apps and resources aimed at staff in education and enhancing the student learning experience, taking place in Birmingham on 29 - 30 May.
The event will will include training sessions led by experts, lightning [...]
March 21, 2012
This is the first of a series of posts summarizing the technical aspects of the JISC
Curriculum Design Programme, based on a series of discussions between CETIS and the projects. These yearly discussions have been annotated and recorded in our PROD database.
The programme is well into its final year with projects due to finish at [...]
March 19, 2012
Continuing our discussions (introduction, part 2, part 3) around concepts of a Digital University, in this post we are going to explore the Curriculum and Course Design quadrant of our conceptual model.
To reiterate,the logic of our overall discussion starts with the macro concept of Digital Participation which provides the wider societal backdrop [...]
December 9, 2011
Data,to coin a phrase from the fashion industry, it's the new black isn't it? Open data, linked data, shared data the list goes on. With the advent of the KIS, gathering aspects institutional data is becoming an increasing strategic priority with HE institutions (particularly in England).
Over the past couple of weeks I've been to [...]
October 28, 2011
Earlier this week Rachel Forsyth and Nicola Whitton from the SRC (Supporting Response Curricula) Project at MMU led a webinar titled "Models of Responsiveness". The session focused on the ways the team have been working with staff across the institution around the complex internal and external issues and drivers around developing "responsive" curricula. [...]