Mapping for Change

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

Over the last few years I have been working with colleagues (Donna Lanclos and David White) on the Visitor and Residents process. These resources are now available and ready to use, with this post, Donna’s and Dave’s adding some of the the context. Visitor and Resident as a continuum of observed behaviours works well; and […] Read more

On the Air – making the most of live video

Originally posted on Inspiring learning.

Live video has well and truly entered the mainstream. The arrival of several new tools means that the barriers to broadcasting live over social media have pretty much collapsed. Chris shares some ideas for successfully broadcasting an event, lesson or lecture using Periscope.

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Summer of Student Innovation #studentideas

Originally posted on Inspiring learning.

Since Jisc announced the 15 winners of the Student Ideas competition back in June there’s been alot of excitement over the summer in taking those ideas forward. For the last week the Subject Specialists, Chris Thomson, Rohan Slaughter, Julia Taylor and myself have been working with colleagues in Jisc to support the students through the …

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Engaging the invisibles

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Back at the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event at the end of May we had a discussion on the need for IT training teams. A casual question to a sector wide mailing list recently about what IT training teams are called resulted in a number of replies of Lynda.com! It seems that a number … Continue reading Engaging the invisibles Read more

Exploring Approaches to Attendance Tracking

Originally posted on Effective Learning Analytics.

  Attendance tracking can gather in many ways for example door/room swipes, mobile apps or paper registers.  VLE and attendance are probably the most used data for learning analytics. There are a number of approaches being used to gather attendance data and several products on the market. We heard in previous network meetings from Gary … Read more

Just checking the e-mail…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

What’s the first thing you do in the morning? What’s the first thing you do when you sit down at your desk at work? I suspect you are probably checking your e-mail? It wouldn’t surprise me that you leave your e-mail client (like Outlook) open all the time and respond as those little pop-ups appear … Continue reading Just checking the e-mail… Read more

Online exams: migration or transformation?

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

Our latest blog post is a guest contribution by Stuart Allen who has just completed an MSc in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh. Stuart has been undertaking research into online exams. This is a short reflection on his research and Stuart will be joining us for a webinar on the topic in September … Read more

Digital Pedagogy Lab

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

Over on a domain of his own, Lawrie has been posting about his attendance at the Digital Pedagogy Lab on Prince Edward Island and has written a series of blog posts about the event and what he learnt and experienced and the relevance to digital capability. Red Roads and Connectivism http://lawriephipps.co.uk/?p=8157 Digital Pedagogy Lab: Prince … Read more

Effective digital leadership

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

There is an opportunity to take part in our new four-day Jisc digital leaders programme. Become a digitally-informed and empowered leader and learn how to help your organisation respond more effectively to technology-driven change. 4 – 5 October and 17 – 18 October 2016 Burleigh Court Conference Centre, Loughborough Booking now open Over two residential … Read more

Describing learners’ journeys with technology

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

During summer 2016 we are looking for digital learners to tell us their stories. We want to showcase some of ‘journeys’ with technology that learners undertake, using blog posts, digital images, animations, digital voice or video – whatever suits them best (see some creative ideas we generated during our Online Learners success week). We know … Read more