Tag Archives: JISC

World Sketchnote Day #SNDay2017

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Today is World Sketchnote Day. I have made some sketchnotes from the various conferences I have attended. My original sketchnotes were done with a single colour pen. When I moved jobs I invested in some Stabilo colour pens and a notepad and got some more interesting results. This was from the Jisc Connect More event … Continue reading World Sketchnote Day #SNDay2017 Read more

Open the pod bay doors…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

People are not fearful of algorithms, they’re fearful of agendas that the algorithms represent. Over the last few weeks I have been discussing and listening to people’s views on the intelligent campus. One topic which has resulted in a fair bit of controversy is the concept of using artificial intelligence to support teaching and learning. … Continue reading Open the pod bay doors… Read more

Opening the algorithms: Could we use open analytics?

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Do you remember when the Google algorithm wasn’t that good, well it was good, but today it’s better! Many years ago if you searched for a hotel on Google, so you could find out if there was car parking, or to find the website for the restaurant menu, the search results most of the time … Continue reading Opening the algorithms: Could we use open analytics? Read more

Hey Siri, how am I doing on my course?

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Of course if you ask Siri today, her reply is, well it depends… Another response to the same question… As for tomorrow…. well could it be different? However for other things intelligent assistants such as Siri, Cortana and Google Now can be a really useful mechanism for finding things out, things you need to do … Continue reading Hey Siri, how am I doing on my course? Read more

Making the move from the radio…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

At the recent AELP Autumn Conference I was having a discussion about the challenges that online delivery can be for training providers and employers. Often they have excellent instructors and trainers who work well in face to face classroom situations. There is often an assumption that is made that because someone is excellent in face … Continue reading Making the move from the radio… Read more

I know where you are…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

My phone knows where I’ve parked, why couldn’t my phone know where I am on my course? I recently upgraded my phone to the most recent iOS and have been interested to note that my phone, which can connect to my car over Bluetooth has now been giving me updates on where I parked. I … Continue reading I know where you are… Read more

Introducing James Clay and Lawrie Phipps #altc

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

This year I am attending ALT-C 2016 in Warwick and along with my colleague Lawrie Phipps will be running a workshop on the Wednesday looking at digital capabilities and organisational mapping. Digital technologies are driving some significant changes in the world of work, and are deeply implicated in others. Effective use of digital technology by … Continue reading Introducing James Clay and Lawrie Phipps #altc Read more

Down the #altc road

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Reading Maren Deepwell’s recent post about her #altc journey, it reminded me of the many conferences I have attended and like her the impact that they had on my life and professional practice. Going back to my experiences of my first ALT-C I was surprised I even went again! 2003 – Disappointment The first Association … Continue reading Down the #altc road Read more

Keynote at UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

I am currently at the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event here in Birmingham. I will be live blogging here on elearningstuff and will probably post a more in-depth reflective piece on the digital capability blog later. Last year, just before I started as Project Manager for the Jisc Digital Capabilities project, UCISA ran their … Continue reading Keynote at UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities Read more

New JISC Developing Digital Literacies briefing paper

The JISC e-Learning team are pleased to announce a new briefing paper as part of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme. This is available in PDF format and can be downloaded from the following link: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/publications/briefingpapers/2012/developing-digital-literacies.aspx Many thanks to Sarah Payton (@notyap) for her efforts in pulling this together. Read more