News from the ELI 2017 annual meeting

The 2017 Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting was held in Houston, Texas from 12 to 15 February 2017, with the theme ‘Transforming the academy: Building communities of practice’. This is a smaller meeting than the EDUCAUSE annual conference, focusing on … Continue reading

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Innovating Pedagogy 2016 report

The Innovating Pedagogy series of annual reports, published by the Open University’s Institute of Educational Technology, explores new forms of teaching, learning and assessment for an interactive world. The purpose of the reports is to guide teachers and policy makers in … Continue reading

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Research in Learning Technology: round-up of recent articles

Research in Learning Technology is the peer reviewed Open Access journal of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT). It aims to raise the profile of research in learning technology, encouraging research that informs good practice and contributes to the development … Continue reading

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Coming over the digital horizon…

The higher education edition of the annual NMC ‘Horizon’ Report aims to identify and describe important developments in technology likely to have a large impact over the coming five years in education around the world, based on both primary and … Continue reading

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Highlighted articles from Research in Learning Technologies

Research in Learning Technology is a peer reviewed Open Access journal of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT). It aims to promote research in learning technology field by sharing good practice and contributing to the development of e-learning policy. Here … Continue reading

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From bricks to clicks: the potential of data and analytics in higher education

Setting out the transformative aspects of technology, last week saw the publication of the Higher Education Commission (HEC)’s report From Bricks to Clicks: the potential of data and analytics in Higher Education. The report contains the findings of the Commission’s … Continue reading

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IT Services Highlights publication 2015

The work of IT Services covers a wide range of service provision, as well as projects and programmes to introduce new services, upgrade infrastructure and bring innovative IT to the University. We have created a ‘Highlights’ publication which is intended … Continue reading

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Current articles from Research in Learning Technology

Research in Learning Technology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal published on behalf of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT). The journal website is at: http://go.alt.ac.uk/RLT_Journal “Using LectureTools to enhance student–instructor relations and student engagement in the large class” Jerie … Continue reading

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Does an open world need new pedagogies? – An Academic IT research study

A recent research study undertaken by the Academic IT Group in conjunction with the Department of Education was presented at 2015 European Conference on e-Learning at the University of Hertfordshire in October. The study, entitled ‘Openness in Teaching and Learning’, … Continue reading

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