Learning, Teaching and
Professional Skills (LTaPS)
Susanne Boyle, Senior Manager (LTaPS) & Director of Jorum.
Manchester Information and Associated Services
Will become part of Jisc from August 1 2014
• provides Jorum and Re:Source service,
• has expertise in HE, FE and Skills,
• offers digital innovations including ebooks and
Augmented Reality (AR).
Integrating the HE/FE Practitioner and
The LTaPS vision:
Wider collaborations &
FE & Skills
New FE and Skills project
To provide teaching practitioners within the Further Education (FE) and Skills sector with
simple, flexible and easy to navigate routes to Jisc digital content that is directly relevant
to their curriculum, qualifications and working practices.
FE and Skills project –
Jisc FE steer
- Developing discovery tools based on needs e.g. VLE plugins
- Working with and advising other FE and Skills Services
- Bringing together stakeholder/experts
- By asking the community what they need
- Learning from successful services – e.g. those services
mapped to curriculum have very high usage e.g. Hairdresser
-A Jorum Window for FE
-Curriculum mapping incorporated into Jorum
Previous Success Stories-
“I promote this resource during skills sessions to our
Hairdressing staff and learners – the learners love
it, especially the video aspect as they can play them on
their phones if required when practicing on
friends/family. I have actually had a few learners come
back in to the library and ask me to remind them how to
-Over 30,000 average visitor a month
get back to this resource!” – Jean Sullivan, Campus
-Mapped to the NVQ
Librarian, Carmarthen College.
Page Views (Period: Quarter 3-4)
Free and no
Free & required
“Hairdressing Training is an integral part of our
teaching. It is used every lesson and the students love
it. We use the new videos the most - the Hairdressing
Moodle site, of which HT is a central component, is held
-Over 50,000 videos views a month
up around City College as the best Moodle site for
teachers”. Tutor at the Manchester College.
-Noting a year on year increase in You Tube views:
You Tube Views
Annual Data (November Collection )
-A model for future development
of FE Skills materials & OERs??
The new mobile App
-Developed in collaboration with students
and tutors, with feedback throughout the
-Available in the Spring 2014 on Apple and
- Images are current mock-ups
-Jisc are committed to developing &
sustaining innovations in HE & FE sectors
Augmented Reality: Medicine, Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Augmented Reality enables primary sources to be explored in situ or
remotely with significant enrichment of 2D or 3D objects.
Building on the success of the Special Collections (SCARLET) project we are exploring
the application of AR in a number of nursing, pharmacy healthcare settings.
To support 3D object
recognition allowing layering
of anatomical recognition.
To support interactive learner
materials (Prescribing Skills ibooks)
demonstrations e.g. hand washing;
cannula insertion, OSCE station
Culture, Museums Exhibits & Augmented Reality
Augmented Reality (AR)
Offers great potential as a
means of enhancing user
experience in museums and
Jorum – What can we offer
Jorum is a strategic tool, supported nationally by Jisc, to enable
efficiencies across the Further and Higher Education sectors.
We can offer a bespoke Window or Subsite on to Jorum
Thank for your attention.
Do you have any questions?
If you have some ideas for collaborative
working please contact me:
Meet the Team
Siobhan Burke, OER Services Manager
Educational Technologist: TBC
Ben Ryan, Jorum Technical Coordinator (Services)
Paul Madley, Developer
Laura Shaw, FE Skills Project Manager
Louise Egan, Marketing and Communications
FE Skills Community Engagement Officer: TBC
FE Skills Developer- recruiting now
Matt Ramirez, Lead Augmented Reality (AR)Developer/ AR Project Manager
Gail Millin-Chalabi, Geodata Research & Development Officer (Museum AR & Visualisation)
Developer 1: Exp. Web application developer with
experience in PHP.
Developer 2: Strong background in Java; experience in
Further details contact Dr Ben Ryan,