Birmingham: JISC Learning and Teaching Experts Group

The learning and teaching experts group was established in 2004 to inform the direction of Jisc’s work across a range of programmes relating to technology enhanced learning and teaching practice. The group, comprising representatives from further education and skills and higher education,meets three times a year in Bristol or Birmingham to receive updates on current Jisc work and to provide valuable feedback on its relevance to their community. It plays a key role in informing Continue Reading →

Epilogger from #eFest14

I came across this piece of software at #TDC14. Previous attempts at archiving tweets, etc. from events hadn’t been too successful, so this is great – and the free version does everything I seem to need for most events at the moment (it’s $1,000 – I’m assuming per event, for premium version!). Simply sign in with Facebook/Twitter or email, search for the hashtag your event is using. If no one has set one up, go Continue Reading →

[SPEAKER] Raising Children in a Digital Age – JISC, Sunderland #eFest14

Today’s JISC RSC-North-East #eFest14 at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light, in the 11.30 parallel session: Raising Children in a Digital Age – JISC – Sunderland Stadium of Light – June 2014 from Bex Lewis drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster Like it? Share it…

Unlimited access to 33,000 video resources now available to UK educators #PressRelease

Alexander Street Press has forged an agreement with the UK champion of digital technology in education and research, Jisc, to provide access to video resources for colleges and universities in the UK using the publisher’s popular evidence-based acquisition (EBA) model. The EBA agreement gives colleges and universities in the UK the opportunity to have unlimited access to Alexander Street Press’ complete suite of academic video titles—more than 33,000 titles—for up to one year at a Continue Reading →

#JISCExperts14: Overview of #DigitalParenting

25 minutes session, at which group delegates choose 2/3 sessions to attend: #JISCExperts14 Raising Children in a Digital Age – April 2014 from Bex Lewis The day’s agenda. Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. Like it? Share it…

NEWS from #digifest14

“The digital future is going to be bigger than the digital past” says Jisc chief executive at future-gazing event Speaking at the close of the two-day Jisc Digital Festival Jisc’s chief executive, Martyn Harrow highlighted the organisation’s continued support in enhancing digital capabilities within the education and research communities. In its inaugural year, the Jisc Digital Festival drew together 132 speakers from the sector to share best practice on a number of topics focused on enriching student experience and Continue Reading →

#ODHEG End of Project Video (#JISCDigLit)

Rather than a written report (although there will also be a written report), we created a video, drawing on feedback from a range of people from the ODHE group, and what they had learnt from their time with the JISC-funded project. drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster Like it? Share it…

JISC Press Release: BiblioBoard

Looks like a good use of digital technology.. Lecturers, learners and researchers across the UK now have access to over 14,000 additional full text e-books and thousands of pages of primary source material on their tablets and mobile devices thanks to a new partnership agreement between Jisc Collections and BiblioLabs. The partnership, which is rooted in pushing forward the digital humanities, will also empower subscribing institutions to make digital content from their internal repositories available Continue Reading →