Author Archives: dkernohan

About dkernohan

Senior co-design manager, Jisc.

Indian HE and eLearning in India

Someone asked me about Higher Education and Online Learning in India, so I made a couple of infographics to get some background information together in order to start a conversation with colleagues. The information draws on official Indian Government stats and news articles. I’m sharing them in case anyone else finds them useful.   [update: … Read more

Minding our open language at ALTC

Amber Thomas and I ran a session at the ALTC2012 conference entitled “Openness – Learning from our history”. Amber has already written about her reflections on the Digital Infrastructure team blog, and I’ll be capturing some more of my reflections after a similarly themed presentation at OpenEd with Sheila MacNeill of CETIS. But the main … Read more

Managing course information at Staffordshire

Staffordshire University is participating in the course data programme and, like many of the projects in the programme, is finding that implementation of the KIS and other resource demands (in this case the procurement of a new student records system) present additional challenges for the project team. The University has however been aware of the … Read more

JISC: Sharing effective practice in lifelong learning, e-portfolios, innovation in FE, digital literacies and learning environments

The JISC e-Learning Programme team is pleased to announce 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 … Read more

Academy/JISC OER phase 3: initial information on JISC Funding Roadmap

I’m not sure whether everyone is aware of the JISC funding roadmap. It’s the best way of getting the maximum possible notice of forthcoming JISC (and joint) funding opportunities. If you’d read this page this morning, you’d have spotted the following. (As with everything on the funding roadmap, this is subject to confirmation, change and … Read more