Through research, innovation and piloting, JISC helps universities and colleges to develop flexible and creative curricula that harness the benefits of modern digital technologies. We aim to ensure that teachers are confident in using these new technologies and are able to make effective use of them in all aspects of course design, development and delivery.

Learning & Teaching Practice

Through research, innovation and piloting, JISC helps universities and colleges to develop flexible and creative curricula that harness the benefits of modern digital technologies. We aim to ensure that teachers are confident in using these new technologies and are able to make effective use of them in all aspects of course design, development and delivery.

Key learning & teaching practice activities

22 Programmes
  • e-Learning programme The JISC e-learning programme enables the development and effective use of digital technologies to support learning and teaching in universities and colleges, so that staff benefit from e-learning...

  • Institutional approaches to curriculum design Curriculum design is generally understood as a high-level process defining the learning to take place within a specific programme of study, leading to specific unit(s) of credit or qualification. The...

  • e-Learning Pedagogy programme e-Learning and Pedagogy activities are being broadly grouped under two themes: Designing for Learning (with a practitioner planning focus on e-Learning) and Understanding my Learning (with a learner...

  • e-Learning Frameworks and Tools programme The e-Learning Framework is a service-oriented factoring of the core services required to support e-Learning applications, portals and other user agents.

  • Transforming curriculum delivery through technology It is important for institutions to develop more flexible and creative models of delivery to support the development of autonomous, lifelong learners who are skilled in reflecting on their learning...

207 Projects
  • British newspapers 1620-1900 1.1 million pages are being digitised from 18th and 19th century news, building on previous projects to enable access to a virtual library containing some 4 million digitised pages of important...

  • British Cartoon Archive digitisation project This project will digitise the Carl Giles Archive, the single most important archive of British newspaper cartoons, and a key resource for British political and social history that has never before...

  • 19th century pamphlets online This project will provide online access to the most significant collections of 19th century pamphlets held in UK research libraries. Digitising around 30,000 paper copy pamphlets, which focus on the...

  • Study of how UK FE and HE institutions are supporting effective learners in a digital age (SLiDA) This project is investigating how institutions are creating and enabling opportunities that promote the development of effective learning in a digital age. The main deliverables of the study are 10...

  • The East London theatre archive By creating around 15,000 digital objects, taken from East London theatres, the project will preserve unique endangered collections and make them accessible to an academic audience.