LDSE JISC session available online

The TEL Learning Design Support Environment (LDSE) project’s Elluminate session on 30th March, given as part of JISC’s Curriculum Design and Delivery: Elluminate Wednesdays is available to . . . → Read More: LDSE JISC session available online

TEL and Productivity: ‘Beta’ research document now available

A ‘beta’ version of a research briefing focussing upon the issue of Productivity in TEL is now available to download. It uses Professor Laurillard’s initial framework for thinking about Productivity in TEL as a starting point, and reviews perspectives from the TEL projects on these challenges. The document is a ‘beta’ version and will be developed . . . → Read More: TEL and Productivity: ‘Beta’ research document now available

ALT and TEL advise BIS

TEL has contributed to a new Association for Learning Technology (ALT) document – available to download which aims to answer questions posed by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

The document, entitled ‘Technology in Learning’, addresses seven questions posed by BIS regarding research evidence for what does and doesn’t work in technology enhanced learning.

“ALT and . . . → Read More: ALT and TEL advise BIS

Productivity and Open Educational Resources

Diana Laurillard recently highlighted the importance of open educational resources (OER) and reusable learning objects in learning design in her keynote address at a one day conference entitled “Open Educational Resources in the disciplines”. The event was held at the Royal Institute of British Architects on October 26th, jointly organised by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) . . . → Read More: Productivity and Open Educational Resources

Jorum Teaching and Learning awards for Open Educational Resources

Congratulations to TEL Webmaster and Ensemble project researcher Katy Jordan who last week won the Jorum Learning and Teaching Competition first prize.

The award was presented at the gala dinner of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) 2010 annual conference in Nottingham on 8th September.

Katy’s resource is an online tutorial entitled ‘The Molecular Basis of Photosynthesis’ and . . . → Read More: Jorum Teaching and Learning awards for Open Educational Resources

Get involved in LDSE

The TEL Learning Design Support Environment (LDSE) project led by Professor Diana Laurillard at the London Knowledge Lab is inviting teachers to help test their work in progress.

The project is researching and developing an online environment that will support teachers in designing, evaluating and sharing their teaching practice, particularly in relation to the use of digital . . . → Read More: Get involved in LDSE

JISC/HEA Open Education Showcase

Open Educational Resources International Showcase: UK Perspectives on Open Educational Resources

Date: Friday 23 July 2010
Time: 9am – 4pm
Venue: Holborn Bars, London, EC1N 2NQ

The Higher Education Academy and JISC are running a free one day event, ‘UK Perspectives on Open Educational Resources’ to show how the UK is supporting innovative learning, teaching and assessment by enabling universities . . . → Read More: JISC/HEA Open Education Showcase

Impact & embedding of digitised resources

JISC invites institutions to submit funding proposals for projects to be funded through its e-Content and Digitisation Programme to address the impact and embedding of digitised resources. The purpose of this call is twofold:

Firstly, to facilitate institutions in carrying out an analysis of the impact of their digitised resources/collections that have been live for at . . . → Read More: Impact & embedding of digitised resources

TLRP pedagogy commentary available

A new commentary from the generic phase of TLRP is now available for download here http://www.tlrp.org/pub/commentaries.html

Entitled ‘Professionalism and Pedagogy: A contemporary opportunity’, the document is written by TLRP-TEL generic phase director Andrew Pollard and is published jointly by ESRC and the GTCE. It looks at the ways in which teaching expertise can be encouraged, improved and . . . → Read More: TLRP pedagogy commentary available

TLRP pedagogy commentary available

A new commentary from the generic phase of TLRP is now available for download here http://www.tlrp.org/pub/commentaries.html

Entitled ‘Professionalism and Pedagogy: A contemporary opportunity’, the document is written by TLRP-TEL generic phase director Andrew Pollard and is published jointly by ESRC and the GTCE. It looks at the ways in which teaching expertise can be encouraged, improved and sustained . . . → Read More: TLRP pedagogy commentary available