Introduction to Jisc RSC SE June 2013


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  • Consultations - available face-to-face and online. RSC provide strategic consultations on a number of topics relating to the use of technology in teaching and learning and organisational effectivenessEvents - each RSC offers a programme of online and face-to-face events planned in response to national priorities and emergent regional concerns. Events are free or at a minimal cost.Networks - RSCs supports emergent and established networks for the development and sustainment of good practice. As appropriate, the RSCs support networks initiated by Partners, particularly as part of national framework agreements.Communication - RSCs signpost providers to relevant resources and activities. They also facilitate communication within and across learning providers by supporting staff in their development and use of conferencing and on-line communications.Training - RSCs broker training opportunities by working with Learning Providers who are leaders in their field and with third party providers (though they do not promote or favour particular commercial partners); RSCs will provide direct training where appropriate, particularly in relation to emergent priorities or techniques which can have a significant impact on overall organisational efficiency and effectiveness.Partner relationships - RSCs foster partner relations at both national and regional levels as a way of clarifying strategic direction and support for the FE and Skills and HE sectors. Resources - a common core of material supports the remit of the RSCs, developed by advisers with hands-on experience within the regions
  • Introduction to Jisc RSC SE June 2013

    1. 1. Go to View > Header & Footer to edit July 25, 2013 | slide 1RSCs – Stimulating and supporting innovation in learning An Introduction to your Regional Support Centre and JISC Advance
    2. 2. July 25, 2013 | slide 2 Joint Information Systems Company (Jisc)  Over the last 16 years Jisc has provided expert advice and practical support to help organisations achieve their objectives and enhance performance using technology.  We help organisations to get the most from technology, enabling them to reduce costs, work efficiently, adapt to change and enhance the quality of learning, teaching and research.  Through practical tools, helpdesks, workshops and consultancy services, we provide assistance with planning, managing and using technologies in the post-16 education sector and beyond. 
    3. 3. JISC Services  Jisc Advance is a constituent part of JISC. We provide a bridge between the exploration of new ideas (by JISC and others) and the practicalities of using innovative technologies in the field. The individual services which make up JISC Advance are: JISC Digital Media JISC infoNET JISC Legal JISC Netskills JISC Procureweb JISC TechDis JISC Regional Support Centres JISC Mail Go to View > Header & Footer to edit July 25, 2013 | slide 3
    4. 4. Meet the team The whole RSC Team Go to View > Header & Footer to edit July 25, 2013 | slide 4
    5. 5. July 25, 2013 | slide 5 The JISC RSC SE Region
    6. 6. July 25, 2013 | slide 6 The JISC RSCs Core Remit The Regional Support Centres exist to support learning providers to help them to realise their ambitions in deployment of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) in order to achieve their organisational mission. RSC SE is just part of a UK-wide network of support and advice We have a team of advisers to assist in different aspects of ICT
    7. 7. What can the RSC do for you?  Free Consultancy  Events  Networks (Free Innovation forums, Moodle Forums)  Communications  Training  Partner relationships  Resources Go to View > Header & Footer to edit July 25, 2013 | slide 7
    8. 8. A Quick tour of the RSC Website   resources/moodle-courses.aspx   services/summer-collection-2011.aspx  studies/summaries.aspx July 25, 2013 | slide 8
    9. 9. e-Safety- How safe are you? Go to View > Header & Footer to edit July 25, 2013 | slide 9  Jisc Infonet e-Safety Infokit  Jisc Legal e – safety  Microsoft Digital Citizenship Toolkit  RSC SE e-safety and e-learning Course  Thinkuknow resources
    10. 10. To contact us Please feel free to contact me to arrange a visit, or general information on any of our services. We are here to support all SFA funded educational training providers. Jisc Regional Support Centre, South East University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NP Jane Mackenzie – Mobile – 07714140570 Skype – jane.mackenzie11 Twitter JaneMackenzie2 July 25, 2013 | slide 10