Author Archives: Jacquie Kelly

Wimba’s strategic vision

Paul Lowe, University of The Arts London, has just returned from the Wimba Connect 2010 conference in Orlando. The Project supported Paul attending this conference as he presented on his Open-i Trial Project. At the Executive Track Session the discussion was about how to plan for the strategic use of technology, seeing it as an … Read more

Rewiring Inclusion: Strategies, tools and techniques to promote barrier-free learning

Report from Stephanie Warren, e-Learning Manager, New College Swindon. JISC TECHDIS – REWIRING INCLUSION: STRATEGIES, TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES TO PROMOTE BARRIER-FREE LEARNING Conference – Tuesday 8th February and Wednesday 9th February 2010 Pre dinner plenary session – 8th Feb Julian Harty – Google – pre dinner session from Julian. I was expecting a speech to … Read more

Online Communities of Practice: maintaining interest

The first cluster meeting was held on 19th January 2010 and hosted by The University of The Arts London. The theme was ‘Online Communities of Practice: maintaining interest’ and 5 Trial projects were represented. Paul Lowe introduced the topic drawing upon the work of Etienne Wenger. He made the point that Communities of Practice describe … Read more

Spotlight On …….Knowledge House

Knowledge House Knowledge house recently developed a questionnaire to identify the procedures required to effectively tailor KHIS2, their web-based collaborative project tool used by Knowledge House and the five North East Universities to manage Third Strand revenue generating projects. This was completed by potential users and a draft training manual completed. One of the major … Read more