Skip to content

Events: Future Learners, new Opportunities and Technology

event index
We heard a range of contributions around what the current issues are, related to the areas that used to be of interest to the CETIS Portfolio SIG, and looking to the future of how good practice, technology and interoperability can be taken forward.
Date: 11 Dec 2012
Agenda: hyperlink http://wiki.cetis.ac.uk/Nottingham_2012-12-11
Contact: Simon Grant
Location: The Senate Chamber, The Trent Building, University of Nottingham, NG7 2RD

We are witnessing major change in the educational and economic landscape. High fees, unemployment, new working patterns and of course, the need to demonstrate ‘employability’.

At the same time, new practices and technologies are emerging. For instance, Massive/Little Open Online Courses (M/LOOCS), big data, semantic web and Open Badge technology together with a major shift in digital culture - all offering opportunities for learners to access learning in new ways.

The aim of this event is to explore these opportunities from the viewpoint of the learner/individual and develop the community of interest around these areas:-

  • How can we support the learner to take control of their own learning?
  • What infrastructure should/could we provide as institutions?
  • Do the concerns and priorities of our learners go beyond institutional requirements?
  • Can new open technologies be truly democratic, accessible and sustainable?

Please contact: Simon Grant

Problems registering? Please contact David Sherlock

We use cookies at JISC CETIS to store login and customisation preferences. Google Analytics is used to collect anonymous web metrics. Information can be found in our Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy