Digifest - Increasing the offer to FE: new digital content services and projects from Jisc

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Digifest - Increasing the offer to FE: new digital content services and projects from Jisc

Jisc Digital Festival Increasing the offer to FE: new digital content services and projects from

E-books for FE • Over 3,000 e-books (inc. 200 core titles), chosen by FE librarians, licensed by Jisc Collections on the ebrary platform. • Completely free to use by every FE institution in the UK. • 24/7 unlimited usage, on campus or from home. • Training, support and promotion provided. • AQA/AS texts, BTEC, NVQ, CACHE, and more. • Collection refreshed every year, keeping it up-todate and relevant to changing curriculums.

E-books for FE • Over 400 colleges using the e-books. Uptake continues to grow. • Usage is high: over 45 million pages viewed. • Average cost per page viewed = 0.04p • Overall savings of £42 million. • Now firmly embedded in teaching and learning in FE. • Project enters a new phase in September 2014: overhauling collection, concentrating on wellused, key texts.

EDINA in the FE sector:

• Direct access to a range of digital Ordnance Survey maps for all of GB • Incredible building footprint detail plus digital versions of OS Landranger and Explorer maps • Customise maps with your own information – labels, pin markers, photos, graphs • Measure distances, areas, buffer points and lines • Print any number of A4 and A3 maps with or without your annotations

Jisc MediaHub: free to FE since Aug 2013

Jorum Jorum is a shared service for discovering open educational resources that can be used in teaching and learning. Enabling the community to share resources under open licences. • a showcase for institutions to demonstrate world class teaching materials; and to demonstrate a commitment to enhancing learning and teaching • significant effectiveness and efficiency for the whole sector by fostering the reuse and remixing of its growing collection of OER. mimas.ac.uk

Jorum – FE Content Jisc FE and skills development and resources programme content available Awaiting images in Jorum Search for #FESKILLS atJorum.ac.uk For more information contact Nigel Ecclesfield n.ecclesfield@jisc.ac.uk, Head of change implementation support programmes - further education and skills - Jisc . mimas.ac.uk

Jorum – The College Development Network's resource-sharing site Jorum is a strategic tool, supported nationally by Jisc, to enable efficiencies across the Further and Higher Education sectors. mimas.ac.uk

The new FE and Skills Window project, run by To provide teaching practitioners within the Further Education and Skills sector with simple, flexible and easy to navigate routes to Jisc digital content, such as... that is directly relevant to their curriculum, qualifications and working practices.

The new FE and Skills Window project, run by How? - Developing a Jorum Window onto FE content - By asking the community what they need - Developing tools based on needs e.g. Moodle plugins - Learning from successful services – e.g. those services mapped to curriculum have very high usage #MimasFESkills “From my experience as an FE advisor for a Jisc RSC I know that when providing content to FE practitioners it needs to be organised by their teaching subject and level...by providing content mapped to FE curriculum should reduce the current minefield of content available to the sector". Judy Bloxham, Jisc RSC FE Advisor

Hairdressing Training “Hairdressing Training is an integral part of our www.hairdressing.ac.uk teaching. It is used every lesson and the -Over 30,000 average visitor a month most - the Hairdressing Moodle site, of which HT is a central component, is held up around City -Over 50,000 videos views a month College as the best Moodle site for -Mapped to the NVQ teachers”. Tutor at the Manchester College. 900000 Free and no authentication required 800000 700000 600000 Page Views 500000 400000 Free & required Authentication 300000 200000 100000 Subscription & Authentication 0 2006/7 2007/8 2008/9 students love it. We use the new videos the 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13

Hairdressing Training The new mobile App -Developed in collaboration with students and tutors, with feedback throughout the development -Available in the Spring 2014 on Apple and Android devices - Hairdressing Training was originally the first ever Jisc funded service to be available on a mobile in 2003 - Talk to us if you’re interested in using Augmented Reality with your students mimas.ac.uk

Digital Student Project • Digital Student phase 1 study conducted a review into students’ expectations and experiences of the digital environment at university • The study reviewed existing research and survey evidence from institutions, as well as conducting original interviews and focus groups • Jisc and its co-design partners (UCISA, SCONUL, RLUK and RUGIT) are now supporting a consultation phase across the higher education sector which will inform the final guidance to institutions and further actions by Jisc and its partners • A parallel study in FE and Skills with similar consultation events will shortly get underway • Review of current practice in secondary schools is also underway • Find out more at http://digitalstudent.jiscinvolve.org #digitalstudent Jisc Digital Student http://digitalstudent.jiscinvolve.org.uk

Ben Taplin b.taplin@jisc.ac.uk Talk to me about e-books for FE or Jisc Collections Laura Skilton Laura.skilton@Manchester.ac.uk Mark Power Mark.power@Manchester.ac.uk Talk to us about the new FE and Skills Window project, Jorum, Augmented Reality , Hairdressing Training or Mimas Anne Robertson a.m.robertson@ed.ac.uk Connor Smyth conor.smyth@ed.ac.uk Talk to us about Digimap for Colleges or EDINA

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