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JISC Connect More 2017

Posted on 17 July 2017 by Dewi Parry

by Karl Luke Last month, I attended the JISC Connect More 2017 event in Bristol and was particularly interested in two specific programmes showcased. Preparing staff and students to be digitally ready Christine Percival, Digital Fluency Manager from Lancaster University gave the opening keynote. Christine introduced Lancaster’s digital strategy and their Digital Fluency Framework. Christine discussed
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Highlights of JISC Digifest 2017 – Day 1 – by Martin

Posted on 27 March 2017 by Martin Nosek

“At this year’s Digifest we celebrated the power of digital, its potential to transform and its capacity to revolutionize learning and teaching.” This was the introduction to the JISC annual conference. The event brought educators, technologists, ed tech partners, and more to a two-day gathering of presentations, debates, keynotes, demos, and conversations. Our CEI learning
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Highlights of JISC Digifest 2017 – Day 2 – by Martin

Posted on 27 March 2017 by Martin Nosek

The second day of Digifest was attended by Marianna and myself. Here are some of my scheduled and favourite sessions (including DigiLab):   Part Deux: why educators can’t live without social media Watch online Great morning session about the social media and its impact in HE. Eric Stoller addressed several areas: critical thinking, building community
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Jisc Conference: Connect more… in Wales

Posted on 12 July 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Last week, we attended both the CEI’s Learning & Teaching Conference and the “Connect more in Wales, make the most of the power of digital”  #connectmore16 held in the Village Hotel, Swansea. More to come on the Cardiff conference soon. Having visited Jisc’s Digifest event in Birmingham earlier in the year, there
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JISC Digifest 2016 (Post1/4)

Posted on 22 April 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Hannah, Gethin and Dewi Last month, we went along to Digifest, the annual forum for learning technologists in UK further and higher education. It’s run by JISC, the not for profit organisation that provides digital services, advice and practical assistance. Digifest is a valuable opportunity for us to hear from key figures in education
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JISC Digifest 2016 – by Hannah (Post 2/4)

Posted on 22 April 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Hannah Temple My key challenge from this year’s conference is that we increasingly need to look outside ourselves, not just as an institution but as a sector, to find out what is working well. It’s close to home but we can learn a lot from further education, for example – There’s lots of interesting,
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JISC Digifest 2016 – by Gethin (Post 3/4)

Posted on 22 April 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Gethin Rowlands Just as both Hannah and Dewi have mentioned, #Digifest16 was a great opportunity for us to learn from other institutions, to network and establish useful contacts from outside the University, but also look within and understand the practices that we have here at Cardiff University (I also attended the “Understanding your organisation’s
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JISC Digifest 2016 – by Dewi (Post 4/4)

Posted on 22 April 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry #Digifest16 was timely for us this year, with the opening of the Centre for Education Innovation, the launch of the Education Innovation Fund, and the new challenges that we face looking to the future. As Hannah explained in her earlier post, it’s important to look further afield to learn from others, and
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