The Jisc Podcast (general)

Sue Attewell chats to us about our student ideas competition, which launches next year; from how to work the competition into the curriculum, to what students can gain from entering (from business skills to confidence and everything in-between).

Together with Emerge Education, we're looking for fresh edtech ideas from students. Winners will receive £2,000 and expert mentoring. The student ideas competition is part of our edtech launchpad.

Learn more and register your interest

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Direct download: Jisc_student_ideas_competition_launch_podcast_2017.mp3
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Staff digital capabilities are central to student and organisational success. It's a digital world, and in addition to a chosen subject, students are preparing for work and life in a digital society. 

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Direct download: Three_key_ways_to_improve_staff_digital_capabilities.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:57am UTC

Within the world of publishing, we are seeing some new trends emerge. Born from a desire to change the current publishing landscape, dominated by a handful of large commercial publishers, there is an increase in new publishing models, being led by universities and academics.

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Direct download: The_push_and_pull_towards_new_models_of_publishing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:16pm UTC

As the UK population becomes digitally-savvy from an increasingly younger age, it’s easy to assume tech take-up is evenly shared across every aspect of our lives. 

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Direct download: Financial_digital_literacy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:07pm UTC

Can colleges and skills providers become efficient and financially stable, while also providing an excellent learning experience that produces a workforce with the skills required to help the UK economy thrive post-Brexit and beyond?

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Direct download: Our_FE_vision_for_the_next_five_years.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:28pm UTC

Recently, a number of colleges and universities have asked for advice on how to manage the digital elements (pictures, recordings, etc) of their research data projects. To help answer your questions we’ve created a new guide to audiovisual research data. It's not just for creative arts research, but advice for any subject area.

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Direct download: Audiovisual_research_data.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:57pm UTC

Our shiny new competition celebrates the excellent social media work being done by sector professionals out there - we’re looking for the most innovative ways of social being used to add value to teaching.

In this podcast Emma chats through her blog all about the #JiscTop10 competition.

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Direct download: He_social_media_superstars.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:27am UTC

At Jisc we believe that education technology (edtech) can improve education, research and student life – and not just in the classroom or lecture theatre. However, most of us are consumers of technology rather than producers. 

In this podcast we chat to Jisc's futurist Martin Hamilton.

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Direct download: Crack_that_code.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:58pm UTC

We’re on the look-out for the most social media-savvy folk in higher education (HE). Sound like you? Well, if you make our top ten list you could win an edtech visit for your class, with virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and even a robot, and hey, it’s always nice to be acknowledged for your hard work!

In this podcast we chat to Jisc's digital communications team as they explore all things social media.

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Direct download: HE_competition.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:23pm UTC

We launched our report, the evolution of FELTAG, last spring to celebrate effective digital practice in colleges and skills organisations, and to inspire others. Here, two colleges discuss how they're getting to grips with the FELTAG recommendations.

In this podcast Sarah Knight shares fresh perspectives on delivering a digital student experience in FE.

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Direct download: Fresh_perspectives.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:34pm UTC