You've Been Framed!

One of the main practical issues we’ve faced with rolling out the ReVIEW lecture capture system on campus is that of ‘framing’. That is, how do you go about ensuring that the lecturer / presenter remains in shot? We’ve come up with a possible solution and submitted this to the JISC Elevator site for consideration.Read more

JISC build Stairway to Heaven

Well, not quite… But the new JISC Elevator is a really interesting angle on funding within the HE context, inspired by the emerging trend in the wider tech world for crowdsourcing / crowdfunding. Here’s the press release: Bright ideas wanted for new JISC funding platform  Do you have a smart idea for using technology inRead more

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 . Required reading for anyone involved in e-learning in UK HE. I particularly like the quotationRead more

JISC E-learning Funding

Hot off the press this morning: “JISC invites institutions to submit initial proposals for innovative projects in the e-learning domain, as part of its e-learning programme for 2010/11. Projects and activities must fit with the vision, outcomes and principles of the JISC e-Learning programme and support innovative approaches to learning and teaching, identify areas ofRead more

JISC Digital Media Online Surgeries 2011

Those colleagues who are thinking about using Elluminate in their teaching may be interested in a series of JISC Digital media events over the next month: ‘Screencasting allows you to capture what you are doing on your computer and package this screen capture as an effective and accessible learning resource. Especially in online and distanceRead more

New advice documents from JISC Digital Media

The JISC Digital Media Service, based at the University of Bristol, has just released a set of 10 excellent new advice documents focused on different aspects of learning technologies, ranging from mobile learning to use of audio feedback. You can find the new materials at .Read more

Lammy calls for technology to enhance student experience

[JISC Press Release]  Senior MPs for higher education called last night for better use of technology to enhance the student experience in a pre-election debate at the Royal Geographical Society. David Lammy, the minister of state for higher education and intellectual property, David Willetts, Conservative shadow universities secretary, and Stephen Williams, their Liberal Democrat counterpart,Read more

New JISC e-learning call

The JISC have just released details of the latest (5th) round of the Learning and Teaching Innovation programme and are inviting bids for up to £50,000 – deadline 19th April. More details can be found at . Loughborough has a project currently in development as part of the 3rd round of this programme – ProjectRead more

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