Author Archives: Helen Beetham

#OLsuccess day 1: round-up

Phew. So we had well over 60 #OLsuccess tweets in response to our question ‘What do you like about being an online learner?’ and 45 posts in our online forum. Here is a selection of contributions over the course of today: ‘The ability to study when I have time, fit the on-line courses into my … Read more

Exploring outcomes of the Tracker pilot

On Wednesday this week we ran a webinar for colleges and universities that were involved in the pilot implementation of the Tracker. Eight attended, along with several Jisc account managers representing other pilot sites. Then on Thursday around 50 members of the Jisc Student Experience Experts’ Group had the opportunity to explore the same findings. … Read more

Digital student – what have we learned?

As part of the online learners’ study I was asked to write a short review of what the previous studies have taught us. Of course there is no substitute for engaging with that work, especially as each team took a different focus. The original HE study considered learners’ transactional and transformational engagements with technology, and … Read more