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Launch of Jisc supported community of practice for digital capability 9 May

March 30th, 2017 at 09:03

Jisc are launching a Jisc supported community of practice for digital capability with an event in Birmingham aimed to facilitate the sharing of best practice across higher education, further education and skills in the area of digital capability. It’s on 9th May at Aston University Conference centre, Birmingham. The event will offer an opportunity of [...]

Copyright information from JISC TechDis

August 16th, 2013 at 11:08

Whether you’re showing videos in lectures or adding documents to Moodle, checking copyright is an essential step. JISC TechDis recently sent details of some relevant dates and consultations for anyone interested in copyright issues. 11 September 2013 – Deadline for responses to Copyright and Disability consultation The Intellectual Property Office has released draft legislation on [...]

RSC East Midlands Insight 2013 summer conference

May 7th, 2013 at 11:05

JISC Regional conferences and online events are open to those in HE, although the main focus is FE and the skills sector. East Midlands Regional Centre’s  summer conference this year, “Insight 2013″, is a mixed delivery model of staff development and networking, using Flipped Learning techniques, as they put into practice what they preach. The new format will [...]

TechDis Tuesday and Safer Internet Day [webinar]

January 30th, 2013 at 11:01

Next Tuesday, the 5th of February, is Safer Internet Day and Jisc TechDis will be using TechDis Tuesday to unpack the 5 e-Safe Ts which can help everyone stay safe online. The webinar is at at 13:00 on Tuesday, 5 February.  All you need is internet access, a pair of headphones and this link www.instantpresenter.com/techdisonline100 TechDis  have [...]

Xenith Project: Grand Finale

October 18th, 2012 at 08:10

Here’s all the films from The Xerte Project AGM: this event really was the ‘grand finale’ for the Xenith Project, an opportunity to present to the Xerte user community the new developments. Over 80 people attended the day from over 50 different institutions and organisations, with the HTML5 output eagerly anticipated. Wyn Morgan, Amber Thomas, [...]

Xenith Project: Outputs

October 15th, 2012 at 02:10

The Xenith Project completes this week. From our point of view, the project has been hugely successful, we’re well on the way to providing HTML5 output for Xerte Online Toolkits. The elements of the project we identified in our proposal have been delivered: we’d split the devleopment up into three main areas: analysis and research, [...]

Xenith Project: Project Plan

October 15th, 2012 at 11:10

Work Packages Project Management. The project to have dedicated project manager. Project Management to follow the University of Nottingham’s Connected Campus Project Management Framework. Accessibility. TechDIS to identify accessibility features and functionality to be included. Existing code exhibits high native accessibility, so many features already identified. The accessibility work package will focus on potential improvements [...]

Xenith Project: Use Case

October 15th, 2012 at 10:10

Xenith Project: Use Cases The project will add HTML5 delivery capability to Xerte Online Toolkits with significant benefits for its user community. Xerte Online Toolkits is well established, in use in hundreds of institutions around the world with an active and enthusiastic community of users and developers. Developers of rich, interactive learning materials are increasingly [...]

New JISC publications on the themes of lifelong learning, e-portfolio implementation, innovation in further education

June 22nd, 2012 at 10:06

The JISC e-Learning Programme team has announced the release of five new publications on the themes of lifelong learning, e-portfolio implementation, innovation in further education, digital literacies, and extending the learning environment.  These publications will be of interest to managers and practitioners in further and higher education and work based learning. Three of these publications [...]

LTI in Rogō

May 14th, 2012 at 09:05

As part of the further development of Rogō there is a need for an effective integration with VLEs such as Moodle, Sakai etc.  After investigation LTI seemed to be the obvious choice.  After looking through the LTI specifications we realised that the LTI specification is only relevant to authentication (That you are known) and not specific [...]