January 8, 2013
Late last month the Larnaca Declaration on Learning Design was published. Being "that time of year" I didn't get round to blogging about it at the time. However as it's the new year and as the OLDS mooc is starting this week, I thought it would be timely to have a quick review of [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
May 16, 2012
Managing changing is an underlying challenge to most,if not all, development projects. Managing large scale institutional change magnifies these challenges and brings a host of new challenges. Over the past four years, projects in the JISC Curriculum Design Programme have not only had to manage large scale institutional change projects with all their [...]
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 4, 2012
Continuing from my last post, the next part of the programme technical journey focuses on Cluster B projects: T-Sparc, PALET, UG-Flex and PREDICT who all had a broad common theme of organizational change.
In many ways this cluster represents the 'business end' of the programme. With Cardiff, Greenwich and City Universities all having pretty robust [...]