Author Archives: Heather Williamson

OERs & Internationalisation

On Tuesday the OER programme held its interim programme meeting in London – details of the full agenda and copies of the presentations are available on the JISC website here: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/elearning/oer/progmtgoct09.aspx. Of the three parallel morning sessions, I attended the Internationalisation session and these are my notes for this – if you are interested in … Read more

Evaluating Learning Spaces Study – Final Report Available

This JISC funded study aimed to identify and review the tools, methods and frameworks used to evaluate technology supported or enhanced physical learning spaces. A key objective was to develop the sector knowledgebase on emerging practice in the evaluation of learning spaces, identifying innovative methods and approaches beyond traditional post-occupancy evaluations and surveys that have … Read more

Effective use of social software report & case studies now available

This JISC funded report, and collection of 26 case studies, which examined the effective use of social software in the UK further and higher education sectors in enhancing student learning and engagement is now available for download at www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/projects/socialsoftware08.aspx. This very readable report provides insights about the: * educational goals of using social software tools; … Read more