Virtual fieldwork and equivalent experiences

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

I thought I’d left this debate behind a while ago, but recently I noticed that “reasonable adjustments” and “equivalent experiences” have appeared in learning technology discussions. I should say that I think learning technologists have the best of intentions, but I also think that there are approaches that will lead to two tier provision, either […] Read more

It’s challenging…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

…but planning helps! Over the years I have spent a lot of time working with teachers helping them to embed digital technologies into their practice. I have also collaborated with colleges and universities and seen the strategies they use to embed digital. In an earlier post I described my journey and the approaches I have … Continue reading It’s challenging… Read more

It’s still not easy…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

…but confidence helps! Over the years I have spent a lot of time working with teachers helping them to embed digital technologies into their practice. I have also collaborated with colleges and universities and seen the strategies they use to embed digital. In an earlier post I described my journey and the approaches I have … Continue reading It’s still not easy… Read more

Presence, Digital, Well-Being, People

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

I have written recently about two areas of thinking around Digital Environments – How lecturers (and others) exist in relation to other people in learning spaces, how they are present; and also some of the technology approaches we are taking with regards to building new environments, such as analytics and adaptive algorithms. I started drafting […] Read more

Being human #altc

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

One of the key messagesI took away form the Donna Lanclos and Dave White keynote at ALT-C this year was that we need to remember that there is no such thing as “the university” as we are “the university”. When someone says “the university” won’t let us  do something, what they are actually saying is … Continue reading Being human #altc Read more

Be online ready!

Originally posted on Scaling up online learning project blog.

  New resources launched On Wednesday, during our ‘Creating online experiences that learners will value‘ session at ALT-C we launched a range of online learning resources that have been produced as part of our Scaling up online learning and Digital Student projects. Along with our report ‘What makes a successful online learner?‘ we launched our beta online learning readiness … Read more

8th UK Learning Analytics Network Meeting, The Open University, 2nd November 2016

Originally posted on Effective Learning Analytics.

Jisc’s next UK Learning Analytics Network meeting is taking place at The Open University’s campus in Milton Keynes on Wednesday 2nd November.  As usual we have an action-packed agenda with presentations from experts in learning analytics and plenty of opportunity for networking with others involved in learning analytics throughout the UK.  This time we’ll hear about: The latest … Read more

Change Agents’ Network Conference 2017 – Save the date

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

We are delighted to announce that the University of Exeter will be hosting the 2017 CAN Conference. The conference will be held on 20-21 April 2017 and will celebrate and showcase the achievements of student staff partnerships. The national meet up/annual conference is excellent way to allow students and staff from various institutions to showcase … Read more

Tracker: Alt-C workshop and open beta pilot

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

After a highly successful initial pilot of the Jisc Student digital experience Tracker, we’re delighted to launch the open beta phase. Participating institutions will gather data about their learners’ digital experiences and expectations, and compare the results with others in their sector. The Tracker is now a well-developed and proven tool, and some minor changes … Read more