Emerging Practice in a Digital Age: new guide from JISC
JISC have just launched at ALT-C 2011 their latest e-learning guide entitled Emerging Practice in a Digital Age: A guide to technology-enhanced institutional innovation . The report, with 10 case-studies from across UK HE, can be found at http://www.jisc.ac.uk/digiemerge . Required reading for anyone involved in e-learning in UK HE.
I particularly like the quotation from Karl Royle at CeDARE (Centre for Development and Applied Research in Education, University of Wolverhampton):
“People have got to be given the space to experiment, try things out, to be innovative and also the space to fail and try again.”
Even in a ‘cold and challenging climate’ (as per the title of this year’s ALT-C conference in Leeds, this principle is as true as it has ever been.