Tag Archives: e-Learning general

Digifest: Learning analytics interventions should always be mediated by a human being

Originally posted on Effective Learning Analytics.

I was at Jisc Digifest 2017 last week involved in several sessions around data and analytics. However for me the most interesting session was the debate on Humans vs Machines debating whether  “Learning analytics interventions should always be mediated by a human being”. In case you are new to learning analytics, it is the use … Read more

Four years on from FELTAG

Originally posted on Jisc Innovation in Further Education and Skills.

This guest post is by Ros Smith, author of the updated Evolution of FELTAG guide. Over the last few months, I had the privilege to ‘talk FELTAG’ with some leading senior managers and practitioners in further education (FE). Why? It was time to take a fresh look at the impact of the FELTAG recommendations on … Read more

Early bird registration for CAN 2017: Extended until 5 March

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

Registration for CAN 2017 is  open  and the early bird rates are  available until 5 March.  The 5th annual CAN conference on 20 & 21 April is a fantastic opportunity for students and staff from across the UK to share good practice and honest reflections on the importance of working in partnership to improve the … Read more

12 new learner stories now available

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

The idea for the Digital Learner Stories came from feedback at a consultation event at the end of the Jisc Digital student: Skills sector study.  Participants remarked that it would be useful to have real learner voices talking briefly about their digital experiences in various post-16 sectors.  This would be a resource to help groups … Read more

Student Digital Tracker February Update

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Our student digital experience tracker is well underway with many institutions having launched their surveys and are busy gathering students’ responses. With many colleges and universities designating February as ‘Digital February’ the month they will be promoting the tracker to their students, we thought it would be timely to offer an update on what we … Read more

Sharing practice between the UK and the Netherlands

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

As part of our collaboration with Surf Netherlands around innovation in learning and teaching, we held joint event hosted at the Jisc London offices on Tuesday 24 January 2017. The event was attended by 45 people including a Surf study group of about 20 staff from colleges and universitites. Delegates from the UK presented examples … Read more

Call for Contributions: 2017 Change Agents’ Network Conference at the University of Exeter

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

The University of Exeter is proud to be hosting the 5th annual Change Agents’ Network Conference, which is being supported by Jisc on Thursday 20th and Friday 21st April 2017 at the Streatham Campus in Exeter. You can now register for the conference here. Please note early bird rates are until 23:59 on Wednesday 22nd … Read more

International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP)

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

Professor Mick Healy, on behalf of the IJSaP Editorial Board, has offered us an opportunity to share innovative UK practice on working in partnership with students with an international audience. We are delighted to let you know that about the launch of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP), a new open access journal … Read more

FE and Skills Coalition Meeting – Rethinking assessment and feedback with technology

Originally posted on Jisc Innovation in Further Education and Skills.

We were delighted to welcome 50 representatives from further education, skills and adult learning providers to the Jisc hosted FE and Skills Coalition meeting held on 20 October in London. This was the second meeting of this group which has been established to support providers with working towards the recommendations of FELTAG. The group plays … Read more

Beyond learning analytics: collaboration, interoperability and standards in higher education learning data

Originally posted on Effective Learning Analytics.

We are at a key point for data and analytics in higher education, but if we want to ensure that it reaches its full potential we first need to facilitate a shared ‘data space’ in which the people and organisations who are vital to its success are able to come together and collaborate. Now is … Read more