Tag Archives: data

Data, Quality Assurance and improving the Student Experience

Data is a fact of life for everyone in higher education. And there’s a lot of it. Among other things, there’s data about students, staff, estates and research. At a national level data turns into metrics, benchmarks and performance indicators. There are percentages, proportions, a standard registration population, headcounts and full person equivalents. Data–driven decision … Read more

Co-design challenge: How can we use data to improve teaching and learning?

Welcome to the summary of the #codesign16 discussion on data-driven improvements in teaching and learning. We will be using this blog to collate feedback and post summaries of the discussions happening in various forums during the consultation phase. So please come here to see how the discussion develops and add your views. Comment below, or … Read more

Digital Pedagogy Lab

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

Outcomes and Destinations Data for Further Education

The BIS Outcome Based Success Measures Consultation sets out detailed proposals for using student outcomes as a key metric for Further Education. The new experimental data set created by BIS to support this activity provides an indication of sustained student outcomes. An emphasis on destination and the data available changes the way FE is evaluated … Read more

Summer of Student Innovation 2015 Engagement in FE and Skills

Working with students on the Summer of Student Innovation is one of the best parts of my role at Jisc. It is great to hear the ideas that learners have to improve learning and make their life better in education. This year we made a few changes to the competition. First to engaged more learners … Read more

#coursedata: making the most of course information

#coursedata: making the most of course information It’s possible to find information on almost any book with a few clicks of the mouse, and many online stores will even let you read a sample chapter for free. Sadly, the same cannot be said of course information, which is often spread across institutional systems, duplicated or … Read more