JISC CETIS announces the appointment of Adam Cooper and Paul Hollins as the new Directors of the Service. As deputy directors Adam and Paul have a built up wealth of experience working with colleagues in JISC, and international standards bodies such as IMS and the ESCS Information Standards Board.
The presentations and resources from the JISC online conference Innovating e-Learning 2009 are now available.
Author of the Demos report, The Edgeless University, Peter Bradwell opened the second theme of Innovating e-Learning 2009 with a warning note for higher education.
The JISC Online Conference, Innovating e-Learning 2009, Thriving, not just surviving!, which opened on Tuesday 24th November has broken all records for delegate numbers. 12 countries are represented with delegates from Australia adding to the discussions overnight UK time.
The latest news from the e-Framework for education and research initiative.
This workshop "Rethinking Learning and Employment at a time of economic uncertainty" focusses on the work of the TenCompetence project which for the past four years has been developing an infrastructure for lifelong learning in Europe. There will be keynotes from Rob Koper and Oleg Liber as well as research papers, and practical workshops.
Book now for the fourth JISC online conference ‘Thriving, not just surviving’ 24-27th November.
The e-Framework initiative has published its technical model which aims to make the e-Framework's service-oriented approach to software design more comprehensive and more comprehensible. The initiative are now seeking feedback on the model.
Last week the JISC e-Learning Programme published "Effective Practice in a Digital Age – a guide to technology-enhanced learning and teaching" an update to the popular 2004 JISC publication, Effective Practice with e-Learning.
The final workshop of the TenCompetence project is being held in the Radisson Edwardian Hotel, Manchester on the 19th and 20th November 2009.
The IMS white paper “Adoption of Service Oriented Architecture for Enterprise Systems in Education: Recommended Practices” is now available on the IMS web site. This comprehensive 50 page report edited by Colin Smythe advocates an incremental approach and covers the SOA maturity model framework, SOA governance, evaluates common SOA tools and includes four implementation scenarios.
Information about the forthcoming DesignBash on the 8th July at the Open University.
The June issue of the e-Framework newsletter is now available, items include the launch of the online publication, "Technology Change in Higher and Further Education: A service oriented approach", and details of the new Flexible Service Delivery programme. Also in this issue a review of the e-Framework model and a report from the SURF and JISC workshop on "Doing Enterprise Architecture".
The Cambridge Curriculum Design project is organizing a one day workshop in Birmingham on the 23rd July introducing Kuali Student and its Learning Unit Management (LUM) module, given by Leo Fernig of the University of British Columbia.
JISC is inviting proposals from institutions for pilot projects in Relationship Management. Total funding of £900,000 is available.