New research highlights the growing importance of higher education staff being capable of delivering technology-enhanced learning experience for students.
Startup Wildfire have been awarded investment and support to further develop their artificial intelligence (AI) answer to Wikipedia.
‘Don’t call us lazy!’ Students call for activity tracking apps to be let loose on the education sector
85% of further education (FE) students think an activity tracking app for learning and teaching would be helpful, finds our new survey.
Is digital technology making fundamental changes to learning and teaching, transforming it in ways that were unimaginable before the advent of the internet? Or has the digital revolution been overhyped as magical pixie dust that can cure all teaching ills?
Drones, robots and driverless cars – we’re living in an era of science fiction made real, says Jisc’s futurist, Martin Hamilton. But how comfortable are we with artificial intelligence in the classroom?
This year Jisc’s edtech startups competition has a twist. Next week, nine teams will pitch live to a crowd of sector experts and peers at Digifest, in an attempt to bag the grand prize of a support package worth up to £20,000.
A 21st-century university or college needs to be social media savvy to thrive, if not survive. So why is there still so much resistance to exploiting social media opportunities in education? Eric Stoller looks at why some educators are stranded in the foothills of the social media mountain, and offers inspiration - and suggestions of the best apps and networks - from those who are at the peak.
Computers don’t turn up to work hungover, stressed or loaded with unconscious biases, so why shouldn’t they be used for routine interventions with students? They can deal with sensitive situations as well as humans, if not better, argues Digifest debate speaker Richard Palmer.
What’s the secret to great technology-enhanced learning in FE? We asked AoC Beacon Awards winners to spill the beans.
How do students use digital resources? How does this change the way we teach? Digifest speakers reveal how creative teaching, and co-creating with learners, can turn online archives from passive stores of information to spaces for innovation.