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First Jisc digital experience insights community of practice

Our first Jisc digital experience insights community of practice took place in Birmingham on the 14 November. 60 people attended from a wide variety of backgrounds, including learning technologists, e-learning managers, librarians, customer relationship managers and academics from both further and higher education. This was my first opportunity to meet people ‘at the front end’, … Read more

Student Digital Tracker February Update

Our student digital experience tracker is well underway with many institutions having launched their surveys and are busy gathering students’ responses. With many colleges and universities designating February as ‘Digital February’ the month they will be promoting the tracker to their students, we thought it would be timely to offer an update on what we … 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

Technology in prisons; untapped potential?

Posted on behalf of Nick Jeans, Senior Consultant (Learning Technology) at Sero.  (Please note the addition to the original post which was added on 6/5/16) Our learner focus groups have concluded with a couple of visits to prisons, which have been particularly interesting. Shotts prison near Glasgow is a Category A, high security establishment, while … Read more

Digital Student Skills sector consultation event – Bristol 17 February

Posted on behalf of Giles Pepler, project manager for the Jisc Skills sector study: The first of three provider and learner consultations was held in Bristol on Wednesday 17th February. The event was full to capacity, with over 50 participants, with colleges, private training providers, ACL, universities and college learners all represented. We were particularly … Read more