"Institutions are bringing this data together into a central database, not just using it for learning analytics, but they are also very keen to make that data accessible and available for students to see" - Rob Wyn Jones, our senior data and analytics integrator, shares an update on learning analytics.
In this podcast, we speak to TES further education editor, Stephen Exley, and Wendy Peskett from Ealing Hammersmith and West London College, who won the 2017 TES award for outstanding use of technology for improving teaching, learning and assessment, about the use of digital in colleges, and their experience of Digifest 2017.
Bett is the world’s largest education technology event. This year, as to be expected, it did not disappoint, with some very exciting talks and lots of great new products and technologies. In our podcast we chat to Martin Hamilton, our futurist, who shares the best of Bett. You can also read the accompanying blog post.
Subject specialists Allen Crawford-Thomas and Mark Ayton share advice on the questions that further education leaders need to ask themselves before developing a digital strategy. Read the original blog post.
There are a range of key strands in education policy across the UK, focusing on the need to widen participation and ensure that everyone has equal access to educational opportunities. Julia Taylor, subject specialist in accessibility and inclusion, explains our role to deliver inclusive practice. Read the accompanying blog post.
Now is the time to closely examine whether ‘challenger institutions’ are really providing students with an alternative choice. The Higher Education and Research Bill proposes a radical change in the regulatory architecture of higher education. Hear our response to the Bill as we look at a changing HE landscape and what this means for the sector. Read more in the accompanying blog post.
The imperative to increase use of technology and improve the digital skills capability of the workforce is a common thread running through recent government and sector reports. How are skills providers meeting these challenges and using digital technologies to enhance the learning experience? Listen to our podcast, written by Clare Killen, or read her original blog post.
As researchers get deeper and deeper into the process of collaboration, storage and sharing, it soon becomes apparent that they will need to manage their data too. As a result, researchers continuously have to make decisions around preserving their data, the best way to describe it, and who will have the long-term oversight.
Our Times Higher Education Award celebrates the innovative use of digital technology to improve an institution’s teaching, learning or research activity. In this podcast, we speak to Dr Daniel Morgan from the University of Leeds about the winning project, Virtual Landscapes, and technology-enhanced learning.
We've made available 23 maths and English resources from exam boards through our e-books for FE service, which practitioners and learners from subscribing colleges can access for free.