Instagram winners

The joinin team would like to thank everyone for their enthusiasm at the IT Services staff day, getting stuck in to joinin in a workshop, chatting to us at our stand, and entering a photo in the joinin Instagram photo … Continue reading

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Progress: June-July 2015

Notes from the Project Manager: A very useful team meeting allowed us to think about the evaluation of joinin and an exit plan as well as further comms opportunities; Worked with the Botanic Gardens and History Faculty and IT Services … Continue reading

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IT Services Staff Day

joinin project is today at the IT Services Staff Day, we’re running a stand in the foyer, and a sample workshop, and a photo competition. Photo competition To enter the competition, first you’ll need the Instagram app on your mobile … Continue reading

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Progress: May-June 2015

Notes from the Project Manager: Agreed Trinity Term joinin at History Faculty for the whole series; Worked closely with the prospective University units who supported the joinin bid to the University of Oxford IT Innovation Seed Fund [Trial] to locate further joinin sessions; … Continue reading

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Progress: Apr-May 2015

Notes from the Project Manager: Delivered a further Twitter session, this time with the Wellcome Trust Reviewed the running of these sessions to identify elements to change or improve Reviewed the evaluation of this session Pursued contact with prospective University units … Continue reading

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Progress: Mar-Apr 2015

Notes from the Project Manager: Prepared for initial joinin session on Twitter Trial joinin session delivered at Dept of Oncology Evaluation of trial prepared, and refined, and reviewed after the event Pursued contact with prospective University units who supported the joinin bid … Continue reading

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Progress: Feb-Mar 2015

Notes from the Project Manager: The Innovation Seed Fund [trial] project managers met together with the fund managers Pursued contact with 6 prospective University units who supported the joinin bid to the University of Oxford IT Innovation Seed Fund [Trial], … Continue reading

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First project managers’ meeting for the Innovation Fund (Trial)

On Monday 9 February the project managers met together with the Innovation Fund. It was good to hear more about the successful projects after our Dragons’ Den experience, a brief PDF about each is available from the Innovation Fund’s SharePoint … Continue reading

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Early support for joinin

Many University units supported our proposal for Computer Club (now known as joinin) for consideration by the new IT Innovation Seed Fund. They added ‘thumbs up’ and comments and we were able to name more than one unit willing to … Continue reading

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Inspiration for joinin

Where did the idea for joinin come from? The Imperial War Museums As part of the “Engage” series, the Imperial War Museum presented their ‘Computer Club’ which enables staff to gain hands-on experience with technology and aims to increase their digital … Continue reading

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Elevator pitch

“It’s very easy to avoid learning about new technology, digital teaching methods, social media, etc., especially if you’ve been doing quite well without it for years. And it can be incredibly daunting!” joinin will make learning about tech easy, appealing, … Continue reading

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Progress: Jan-Feb 2015

Notes from the Project Manager: Changed name from Computer Club to joinin after consultation with Academic IT Services Recruited facilitator (Emma Proctor-Legg) and set-up the project team Contacted 6 prospective University units who supported the Computer Club bid to the … Continue reading

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