- "the rise to prominence of e-learning strategies", which stands as a rider to the growing use of the term technology-enhanced learning;
- "Post-92 institutions have larger Education Development Units (EDUs) with greater numbers of academically-oriented support staff. Pre-92 institutions appear to provide more support locally suggesting a more devolved provision" - so we stand-out as unusual in the post-92 sector, with a very small, devolved team aspiring to empower staff to engage with new tools and approaches;
- "there is a vastly reduced range of VLEs and similar systems in use since 2005... The tools that have increased significantly in usage are those for podcasting, e-portfolios, assessment, blogs and wikis";
- reward and recognition are issues for everyone; and
- "support, streaming media, mobile computing, podcasting and Web 2.0" are the new matters arising for HEIs.
Monday, 1 September 2008
2008 survey of Technology Enhanced Learning For Higher Education in the UK
The 2008 UCISA survey of Technology Enhanced Learning For Higher Education in the UK is now out. Its key findings can be seen on pp. 7-8, but those which interest me most include: