Technology to enhance learningUpdate to ColegauCymru / CollegesWales           HE in FE Network                    Lis Par...
What’s new?• Reshaping Jisc http://bit.ly/XGFC97• Welsh Government Online Digital Learning  Working Group http://bit.ly/Zd...
Opportunities: Digital Literacy• Digital literacy   – “By digital literacy we mean those capabilities which fit an     ind...
Opportunities: events• All details at http://bit.ly/RSCWalesevents• Lunchtime Bytes – one hour webinars   – Focus on Open ...
Social media for student engagement
What’s your experience?• How do we use social media to help HE students to  “belong” and develop their identity as HE stud...
Staying in touche.j.parcell@swansea.ac.uksupport@rsc-wales.ac.ukwww.jiscmail.ac.uk/rsc-wales-higher-edLis Parcell 01792 51...
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  • Introduce selfA personal viewWhat I’m going to do in this slotGive a very quick intro to OERWhat some of the benefits and issues might meOnly time for a very quick look so…How you can find out moreSlides are on Slideshare at the link shownPlease tweet and follow me/RSCQuestions for you:Who has heard of OER?Has anyone actually created some OER themselves?Who has used OER created by someone else?Who has ever used Wikipedia to find information (be honest)Who has tried to find free resources on the web for use in their teaching?
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  • ColegauCymru CollegesWales HE in FE 120413

    1. 1. Technology to enhance learningUpdate to ColegauCymru / CollegesWales HE in FE Network Lis Parcell HE Coordinator @lisparcell @rscwales http://www.slideshare.net/lisparcell/ ColegauCymru / CollegesWales HE in FE Network 120413
    2. 2. What’s new?• Reshaping Jisc http://bit.ly/XGFC97• Welsh Government Online Digital Learning Working Group http://bit.ly/ZdsLta• CollegesWales Jisc Advance iTunes U project• http://collegeswalesitunesu.blogspot.co.uk/• Increased focus on Open Educational Resources (OER), Massively Open Online Courses (MOOC). Useful links: – http://www.jisc.ac.uk/oer – http://bit.ly/YPlgsQ
    3. 3. Opportunities: Digital Literacy• Digital literacy – “By digital literacy we mean those capabilities which fit an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society.” – Developing Digital Literacies Programme • http://bit.ly/17uzQcw • Two Welsh projects • PADDLE (five North Wales colleges) http://bit.ly/12Plbsq • Digidol (Cardiff University) http://bit.ly/YgUeH6 • Disseminating throughout 2013 – Digital Literacy organisational review http://bit.ly/152mJiR • Jisc RSC Wales working with other RSCs across the UK • Could be used eg to support a college’s HE provision
    4. 4. Opportunities: events• All details at http://bit.ly/RSCWalesevents• Lunchtime Bytes – one hour webinars – Focus on Open Educational Landscape – April 23rd Finding free and open resources – May 13th Online learning at scale: responding to the MOOC invasion – May 24th More on OER and MOOC (details soon)• 9 May – F2F Workshop on Developing and implementing your strategy (Swansea)• Summer conference: Encouraging Innovation – 18 June online – 26 June face to face (Cardiff) – Details on our website in the next week
    5. 5. Social media for student engagement
    6. 6. What’s your experience?• How do we use social media to help HE students to “belong” and develop their identity as HE students? – Any examples of how your college is using social media to engage with HE students? – Any challenges are there for colleges when using social media for HE engagement?• Some Jisc resources on social media for engagement – http://bit.ly/152peSz – http://bit.ly/10Z2AFw• Jisc RSC Wales Guide – out later this term. Contact Lis Parcell for more info or if you would like to review a draft
    7. 7. Staying in touche.j.parcell@swansea.ac.uksupport@rsc-wales.ac.ukwww.jiscmail.ac.uk/rsc-wales-higher-edLis Parcell 01792 513261Helpdesk 01792 295959@rscwales@lisparcellwww.jiscrsc.ac.uk/waleshttp://www.slideshare.net/lisparcell/

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