February 28, 2013
One of the problems with being part of an innovation centre like CETIS is that we suffer a bit from the Dory complex. For those of you unfamiliar with this concept, it is based on the character Dory in the movie Finding Nemo who is rather easily distracted by new things. Sometimes we [...]
September 24, 2012
Things come in three's don't they? And the power of three struck me this morning at the Guide Me Tours at Kelvingrove Museum session at Social Media Week Glasgow this morning.
Claire McLeod from Guide Me Tours gave an overview of the app they have developed for the museum. For those of you not familiar [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
February 26, 2012
Over the last two months, The Open University, the University of Bolton, KU Leuven, and IMC, with funding from JISC, have been working to develop a Widget Store aimed at the UK education sector using a codebase shared across and sustained by a range of other EU projects and consortia. (see Scott's post for [...]
January 16, 2012
Over the past 18 months the projects funded through the JISC DVLE (Distributed Virtual Learning Environments) programme have been exploring ways to extend their provision of teaching and learning services. The W2C and SLEP projects joined for an virtual brown bag session to give an overview of the work they have been undertaking - [...]
January 5, 2012
Beat the January wet and windy blues by joining us from the comfort of your own desk, for a free "virtual brown bag lunch" session next Friday (13 January). The W2C project (MMU) and the SLEP (Univeristy of Southampton) will give an overview of the work they have been doing in creating mobile [...]
November 14, 2011
This week has been designated "activity week" for this year's JISC Innovating E-learning conference. There are a number of pre conference online activities taking place. I'm delighted to be chairing the "enhancing and creating student centred portfolios in VLEs" webinar, this Friday (18th November at 11am).
The session will demonstrate a number of portfolio centric integrations [...]
October 5, 2011
I spent part of last week at the EuroSakai Conference in Amsterdam. I haven't really had any involvement with Sakai, and to be honest, I've tended to think of it as a something slightly peripheral (probably due to its low update in the UK) and dominated by the US - a sort of [...]