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Description of what the University of Warwick Academic Technologies Team does, slides produced for IT Services colleagues.

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    Intro to the academictech team 20130205 v6 Intro to the academictech team 20130205 v6 Presentation Transcript

    • introducing …the academic technologies team supporting the use of technology for teaching, learning and research at the University of Warwick Presentation to IT Services Departmental Meeting Fri 8th Feb 2013 https://files.warwick.ac.uk/academictech/files/intro+to+the+academictech+team+20130205+v5.ppt
    • the academic technologies teamcoursework e-learning digitalmanagement moodle projects humanities email the team at: academictech@warwick.ac.uk
    • building on existing successsome of you already know Chris, Steve and Robnew recruits Dec 2012 - March 2013: Russell,Jim, Amber, Richard, David, Steve Restablishing new digital humanities functionmoodle is rolling outcomms is in planning to promote our service …webpages, insite, fac/dep newsletters etc
    • scope STUDENT AS PRODUCER eLearning / technology COURSEWORK MANAGEMEN CLASSROOM enhanced learning T TECH fairly familiar territory ASSESSMENT BUT huge differences in use, VLEs TEACHING uptake and support needs ONLINE CONTENT
    • scope STUDENT AS RESEARCHER technology in research RESEARCH DATA MGT not technology about research or RESEARCHresearch about technology, but the use of technology in research. Includes e- RESEARCH WEBSITES science, e-research, digital research, digital humanities … fuzzy boundaries OPEN ACCESS E-JOURNALS and pretty new for universities to DIGITAL address this in a coherent way HUMANITIES
    • scope STUDENT AS STUDENT AS PRODUCER RESEARCHER COURSEWORK MANAGEMEN CLASSROOM RESEARCH T TECH DATA MGT ASSESSMENT RESEARCH VLEs RESEARCH TEACHING WEBSITES ONLINE OPEN ACCESS E-JOURNALS CONTENT DIGITAL HUMANITIES “academic technologies” the use of technology to support learning, teaching and research
    • scope STUDENT AS STUDENT AS PRODUCER RESEARCHER COURSEWORK MANAGEMEN CLASSROOM RESEARCH T TECH DATA MGT ASSESSMENT RESEARCH VLEs RESEARCH TEACHING WEBSITES ONLINE OPEN ACCESS E-JOURNALS CONTENT DIGITALcontext of academic HUMANITIES technologies: outreach engagement “impact”
    • scope STUDENT AS STUDENT AS PRODUCER RESEARCHER COURSEWORK MANAGEMEN CLASSROOM RESEARCH T TECH DATA MGT ASSESSMENT RESEARCH DIGITISATION ??????????? VLEs RESEARCH TEACHING WEBSITES ONLINE OPEN ACCESS E-JOURNALS CONTENT ONLINE DIGITAL COURSES HUMANITIES ????????the scope changes as the context changes innovation support responsive provision
    • the sorts of things we do• work with services to promote and develop ITS provision for teaching and research• advise academics on technology selection, working closely with colleagues across university support services• run teaching-specific services: e.g Moodle• collaborate with services to integrate new capabilities: e.g Coursework Management• signpost good practices, support and training at Warwick• collaborate with projects doing new things: e.g proposed PRS project• champion user requirements: e.g journal management
    • evaluating technologies for academic uses
    • people networks: we collaborate
    • what is … digital humanities? 1existing tools put to new usesdigitisation, annotation,presentation …text as data, data as images, maps,timelines … 4 2social media, participatory, 3crowdsourcing …controversial, fuzzy, buzzyour priorities: web content, matchmaking creative technologists,upskilling academics, data management, collaboration tools,applications requirements etc1) http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/vis/?id=4fb24d5d 2) from Mark Knights Making History Course, Warwick3) http://commonsinabox.org/ 4) https://www.facebook.com/TranscribeBentham
    • on the horizon … RDM RESEARCH DATA MGT 5drivers: 1[+] opportunity: “reproduceability”,data citation, data publication[-] compliance: the university’s owndata policy, funder requirements 4implications for ITS: 3 2early days, explorations start soon http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rdm/library-hosted catalogue of datasets, frameworks for storage andarchive, maybe moving towards embedded workflow solutionsacross register/store/manage/cite1) http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rdm/ 2) http://cardio.dcc.ac.uk/ 3) http://sudamih.oucs.ox.ac.uk/4) http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/sd/academic/ceis/re/isrc/themes/rmarea/datum/health/ 5) http://figshare.com/
    • what all this means for ITS colleagueswe want to ensure that academics pick the best tools for the job,using ITS provision wherever that’s the best fit, so:•we will refer people on to services with well-informedrequirements•we will welcome referrals from colleagues where we can helprefine requirements for research and teaching purposes•we will request enhancements to existing services, based onour evidence and expertise•we will work with services to pilot and evaluate new provision•we will work with colleagues to improve the evidence baseabout current practice and emerging needs
    • the academic technologies teamcoursework e-learning digitalmanagement moodle projects humanities email the team at: academictech@warwick.ac.uk