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  • Moderning Admissions JISC Presentation 22 Jan 09 Final

    1. 1. Click to edit Master subtitle style Joint Information Systems Committee Supporting education and research
    2. 2. The use of Technology to underpin strategies, policies and professional practice’ JISC Admissions Demonstrator Projects Paul Bailey e-Learning Programme Manager 07/06/09 | Supporting education and research | Slide
    3. 3. Demonstrating Enhanced Learner Information for Admissions <ul><li>Support development of structured course entry profiles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting institutions to publish clear, re-uable, course information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>which can be linked to personal statements/e-portfolio submissions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>using technical standard – “exchanging course related information course advertising profile” (recognised by the Information Standards Board and being adopted by European Committee for Standardisation) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>exploring a range of courses e.g. academic, professional, vocational and also highly selective course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>data to support “fair” admissions. </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. ePortfolios in Successful Higher Education Admissions <ul><li>PortisHEad ePortfolio-based Personal Statement Interface (PePPSI) </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct course searches from within their ePortfolio environment; </li></ul><ul><li>Utilize course information to write Personal Statements against learner Entry Profiles; </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate how to submit an application, including a Personal Statement, to the UCAS system; </li></ul><ul><li>Show how users could publish specific ‘presentational’ or ‘application’ ePortfolios to any of their 5 named institutions. </li></ul><ul><li>PortisHEad Interoperable Form Fill (PIFF). </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a toolkit for developers to add automatic form-fill of personal data to any web-based form, from an HR-XML store; this could be implemented in UCAS applications, job applications, or any other service that uses HR-XML data. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Effective Feedback to Improve Fair Admissions <ul><li>Demonstration of good practice in recording the reasons for admissions decisions (entry to HE, part-time, post-grad, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Providing feedback to unsuccessful candidates </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring the wider applications of collating and providing feedback e.g. feedback from employers. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Admissions Domain Map
    7. 7. Further Information and Acknowledgements <ul><li>Thanks to Alan Paull (APS Ltd) and Sandra Winfield (Nottingham) </li></ul><ul><li>JISC Web Site http://www.jisc.ac.uk/admissions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ADoM: Admissions Domain Map (http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/eportfolio/ADoM/) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DELIA: Demonstrating Enhanced Learner Information for Admissions (http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/eportfolio/DELIA/) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EFIFA: Effective Feedback to Improve Fair Admissions (http://www.efifa.co.uk/) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PortisHEad: ePortfolios in Successful Higher Education Admissions (http://www.portisheadproject.org/) </li></ul></ul>

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