online learning

Digital capability tool features help users take control of their learning journey

Author: Go to Source 29 September 2022 Students and staff can now track progress, create learning material ‘playlists’ and examine performance through updated dashboards. The Jisc building digital capability discovery tool has released a significant update that makes it easier for users to understand their development needs and for organisations to target training resources.   […]

The power of emotion

Author: Clark Go to Source Increasingly, we’re seeing that emotion matters. Scientific evidence supports what we intuitively know. Yet, in many cases, our actions don’t support that understanding. At least, in nuance. In particular, our learning designs suffer from trivialized ‘like’ as opposed to useful and effective approaches. We can and should do better to […]

Confronting uncertainty with Truth OR Why use metaphors?

Author: dave Go to Source In honour of the release of Martin Weller’s book Metaphors of Edtech, I thought I’d address one of the issues that keeps coming up in my classes that I’m teaching this term. The difference between an educational concept being ‘true’ and something have explanatory power. In the introduction to the […]

Jisc adds new cloud services to G-Cloud 13 procurement framework

Author: Go to Source 28 September 2022 Government procurement framework for 2022-23 now includes extra Jisc services to help drive digital transformation. Jisc is offering additional cloud services via the new Crown Commercial Service (CCS) G-Cloud 13 framework, making it easier for UK public sector organisations to accelerate digital transformation.  The latest iteration of the […]

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