Extract from the JISC introduction: At Jisc, we have been looking into the hot topic of employability and the growing ‘employability gap’: the fact that the skills students have as they leave our educational institutions aren’t meeting the expectations of employers, and that employers also want wider, softer skills as well as demonstration of knowledge… Read more »
JISC have revisited their excellent guide to mobile learning – new case studies, videos and lots more… Extract from Guide: “Mobile learning can be many things to different groups of people. Superficially, it appears from the outside to be learning via mobile devices such as smartphones, MP3 players, laptops and tablets. Certainly, these are important… Read more »
Greetings OER Friends: In case you missed this good news… The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its latest OER report yesterday: Open Educational Resources: A Catalyst for Innovation, Educational Research and Innovation. (PDF) OECD post re-tweet CC post re-tweet Creative Commons (CC) is also pleased to see OECD using a CC license… Read more »
The next Vision4Learning drop-in session is tomorrow (Thursday 3 Dec) in S219, 8am to 11am. Come along to find out about the TEL Toolkit. We welcome as much feedback as possible to suggest enhancements before the site is built.
I have been looking for an online tool to enable students equipped with a smartphone to provide feedback during lectures. As many students have a device that can connect to the internet, using such a tool can help to improve engagement and can provide useful feedback and information. One such tool is called Mentimeter (www.mentimeter.com). … Read more »