What the Edtech?!

Andy McGregor, Jisc deputy chief innovation officer, talks about the Summer of Student Innovation competition, previous winners 'Call for Participants' and why you should take part this year.

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Chris Thomson, subject specialist - online learning and the digital student experience, Jisc, discusses the value of digital storytelling to organisations.


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With digital technology becoming ever more pervasive in learning and teaching, Judy Bloxham, training consultant, Jisc, gives us five reasons why colleges should embrace digital.

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Paul Bailey, Jisc co-design manager, talks about Jisc's Summer of Student Innovation competition and how you can get involved.

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Tracey Duffy, digital media advisor (e-learning), talks about using mobile learning to support inclusive practice. Tracey also opens a call for higher and further education and skills to submit their own examples to be made into video case studies for Jisc's mobile learning guide.

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Nigel Ecclesfield, head of change implementation support programmes - further education (FE) and skills, Jisc, discusses some of the challenges facing the sector, and sets out the actions being taken by the FE coalition to improve teaching, learning, assessment and management.

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Images of Research is an annual competition and exhibition from the University of Strathclyde, which is designed to broaden the appeal of the university's research outputs to the general public. 

This year, to bring the research to life, Chris Thomson, Jisc subject specialist - online learning and the digital student experience - helped to support the participants in using digital storytellingRachel Clarkproject coordinator at the university, talks to us about the thinking behind the project.

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Lawrie Phipps, senior co-design manager at Jisc, talks about the challenges facing colleges and universities when it comes to embedding a technology strategy and how these can be overcome.

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Last year, Jisc began work with EDUCAUSE to find out the skillset of the CIO of the future. One of the findings of our project was that many aspiring technology leaders find it difficult to make the step up. Louisa Dales, director, Jisc group sector intelligence, talks us through some of the learnings and opens a call for IT professionals to get involved in the next phase of work.

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Jisc is sponsoring the innovation technology excellence category in the inaugral Herald Higher Education Awards, the first awards to recognise best practice across the whole of Scottish higher education. Jason Miles-Campbell, head of Jisc Scotland and Jisc Northern Ireland, tells us about the awards and how to enter.


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