Author Archives: James Clay

The Intelligent Library #CILIPConf17

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

So what is the intelligent library? What is the future of the library? At the CILIP Conference in Manchester this year, on Thursday 6th July, I am delivering a high level briefing session on technology, specifically looking at the library within the intelligent campus space. The session will explore the potential technologies and the possibilities … Continue reading The Intelligent Library #CILIPConf17 Read more

It’s not what you say you do, it’s the way that you do it!

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

I was thinking the other day that I don’t have enough readers of the blog and insufficient engagement. So the solution has to be that the name of the blog isn’t right. First idea would be change the name from “elearning stuff” to “blended learning stuff”. Then again maybe I could choose “e-pedagogy stuff” or … Continue reading It’s not what you say you do, it’s the way that you do it! Read more

Get involved with ALT #altc

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

ALT  have issued an open call to get involved with the association. The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) represents individual and organisational Members from all sectors and parts of the UK. Our Membership includes practitioners, researchers and policy makers with an interest in Learning Technology. Our community grows more diverse as Learning Technology has become … Continue reading Get involved with ALT #altc Read more

Forty Four Years Ago

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

The first handheld mobile phone call was made forty four years ago, on the 3rd of April 1973. There had been mobile phone before, in cars and lorries, but forty years ago saw the first phone call from a handheld cellular mobile phone. Well you also needed to carry a bag too (for the battery). … Continue reading Forty Four Years Ago Read more

“The digital leaders programme was immensely valuable…”

“The digital leaders programme was immensely valuable…” Deborah Millar, the IT director at Salford City College explains how we are helping to transform her world through digital. Deborah said of the Jisc Digital leaders programme, “it was immensely valuable… it was really reassuring to know that we were all encountering the same sort of things, whether we … Read more

Encouraging informal learning

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

So how do we encourage students to learn outside the formal structures and processes we put in place across our institutions? Informal learning in my opinion is learning that happens outside the “control” of the institution, but is part of the learning towards a qualification that a learner will undertake. This learning may happen within … Continue reading Encouraging informal learning Read more

Show me the evidence…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

I think this line is really interesting from a recent discussion on the ALT Members mailing list. …in particular to share these with academics when they ask for the evidence to show technology can make a difference. Often when demonstrating the potential of TEL and learning technologies to academics, the issue of evidence of impact … Continue reading Show me the evidence… Read more