Jisc encourages recognition of technology in face-to-face learning time

Jisc welcomes the 2013 Student Academic Experience survey from Which? and the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and the information it provides about the range of student learning experiences in universities and colleges. However, with its focus on ‘face-to-face contact hours’, the report may be missing the many ways in which institutions…

UKOLN Disappears :-(

Times are tough in academia: A university-based centre of expertise that advises on digital infrastructure, information policy and data management across the sector has made two-thirds of its staff redundant after cuts to its funding. Ukoln, formerly known as the United Kingdom Office for Library and Information Networking, has made…

[BLOG] Organisational Development in Higher Education Group

In 2011, £10,000 of funding was secured from JISC to promote digital literacy amongst the 'Organisational Development in Higher Education Group'. Anecdotal evidence suggests that many OD practitioners are not comfortable with DLs. Opportunities for the effective use of DLs can easily be missed or not enthusiastically promoted. This bid…