Today and tomorrow I am in Birmingham for Jisc Digifest 2016 which I’ll be liveblogging here. I’m particularlyÂ hear wearing myÂ Jiscâ€™s 50 most influential higher education (HE) professionals using social mediaÂ hat, helping to share the event with the wider sector who aren’t able to be at the ICC.
As usual, this is a liveblog so all corrections, additions, comments, etc. are very welcome.Â
At the moment my expected schedule for day one (this may change) is:
09:30 – 10:45Â Plenaries: the power of digital for change –Â Dr Paul Feldman, chief executive, Jisc;Â Professor David Maguire, chair, Jisc;Â Professor Andrew Harrison, professor of practice at University of WalesÂ Trinity St DavidÂ and director, Spaces That Work Ltd;Â Andrew’s talk is entitled creating great digital spaces for learning;Â Professor Donna Lanclos, associate professor for anthropological research,UNC Charlotte
11:15 – 12:00 Improving digital technology skills in FE: the CPD service –Â Sarah Dunne, senior co-design manager, Jisc;Â Clare Killen, consultant;Â Peter Chatterton, consultant;Â Georgia Hemings, co-design support officer, Jisc
12:30 – 13:15 Build your own university app in under an hour (sponsor session from Guidebook) –Â Justin Lamb, product specialist, Guidebook
14:15 – 15:45 Jisc’s investment in digital content for humanities: understanding the impact on research outcomes –Â Paola Marchionni, head of digital resources for teaching, learning and research, Jisc;Â Peter Findlay, digital portfolio manager,Â Jisc;Â Professor Eric T Meyer, senior research fellow, Oxford Internet Institute;Â Dr Kathryn Eccles, research fellow, Oxford Internet Institute.
14:15 – 15:45Â Why educators can’t live without social media –Â Eric Stoller, higher education thought-leader, consultant, writer, and speaker
15:30 – 16:15 Working with students to make the most of digital –Â Sarah Knight, senior co-design manager,Â Jisc; Â Dr Kerry Gough, senior lecturer in learning and teaching,Â Centre for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT),Â Birmingham City University;Â Jamie Morris, associate lecturer in student engagement,Â Centre for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT),Â Birmingham City University;Â Charlotte Creagh, manager of innovation and digital,Â Harlow College;Â Dave Monk, e-learning co-ordinator, Harlow College;Â Dani Campion, student, Birmingham City University;Â Charlotte Gough, student, Birmingham City University
16:45 – 17:45 The case for learning analytics –Â Phil Richards, chief innovation officer, Jisc;Â Michael Webb, director of technology and analytics, Jisc;Â Niall Sclater, learning analytics consultant