The Jisc Cetis site is now archived. The current Cetis site is available at: Between 2006 and 2013 the Centre for Educational Technology, Interoperability and Standards was a Jisc funded service supporting Jisc Innovation programmes with events, publications and blog posts. Cetis now undertakes projects and research for a number of clients and partners. Cetis is based at the University of Bolton.
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Cetis has relaunched as of 1st August 2013. Our new site is at: This site will be archived over the coming months.

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30 Jul 2013 Martin Hawksey
End of File/Start of File - before another era starts here are the beginnings of a connectivist inspired conference platform for ALT-C 2013 proudly powered by WordPress
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30 Jul 2013 Martin Hawksey
How to compare two strings character by character in Google Spreadsheets using Google Apps Script or built-in Google Sheet formula
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29 Jul 2013 Sheila MacNeill
After eight very happy years working for Cetis based within the now sadly no longer with us CAPLE (Centre for Academic Practice and Learning Enhancement) at the University of Strathclyde my working life is moving a bit sideways over the next couple of months. The University of Strathclyde had decided to no longer continue its […]
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29 Jul 2013 Lorna M. Campbell
After twelve productive years, the University of Strathclyde’s relationship with Cetis has now “reached its conclusion”. The Cetis Memorandum of Understanding has been terminated and all Cetis staff at the university have been made redundant. This move comes a year after the closure of the Centre for Academic Practice and Learning Enhancement (CAPLE), the department […]
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24 Jul 2013 Phil Barker
A while back I summarised the input about semantics and academic coding that Lorna and I had made on behalf of Cetis for a study on possible reforms to JACS, the Joint Academic Coding System. That study has now been published. JACS is mainatained by HESA (the Higher Education Statistics Agency) and UCAS (Universities and […]
Semantic Technologies Resource Description and Discovery
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22 Jul 2013 Martin Hawksey
This was the question that came in over the wire this morning. The solution ... switch to Google Sheets List view
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18 Jul 2013 Simon Grant
There has been much discussion recently about Mozilla Open Badges, xAPI (Experience API, alias "Tin Can API") and LRMI, as new and interesting specifications to help bring standardization particularly into the world of technology and resources involved with people and their learning. They have all reached their "version 1" this year, along with InLOC, which can quietly serve as a cornerstone of all three...
Metadata Competences Standards


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