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Listen to the latest news, thought and guidance from Jisc - the UK's expert on digital technologies for education and research.

http://www.jisc.ac.uk

    What the Edtech?! The future role of libraries in further and higher education part two

    What the Edtech?! The future role of libraries in further and higher education part two

    What will the library experience look like in 30 years time?

    In this two-part podcast we discuss this with library experts from higher and further education. We were joined by Dr Jessica Gardener, university librarian and director of library services at University of Cambridge, Nick Woolley, director of library services at Sheffield Hallam University, Neil Grindley head of resource discovery at Jisc and Karen foster, head of learning centres at Yeovil college.

    • 44 min
    What the Edtech?! The future role of libraries in further and higher education part one

    What the Edtech?! The future role of libraries in further and higher education part one

    What will the library experience look like in 30 years time?

    In this two-part podcast we discuss this with library experts from higher and further education. We were joined by Dr Jessica Gardener, university librarian and director of library services at University of Cambridge, Nick Woolley, director of library services at Sheffield Hallam University, Neil Grindley head of resource discovery at Jisc and Karen foster, head of learning centres at Yeovil college.

    • 43 min
    What the Edtech?! Process improvement - people before technology

    What the Edtech?! Process improvement - people before technology

    In this episode, John Cartwright director of computing services at the University of Liverpool talks about how his team are improving the student experience and saving staff time with technology. 

    John is joined by James Clay, head of higher education and student experience at Jisc, the pair explore the world of data looking how better use of it can transform teaching and power technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence.

    • 45 min
    What the Edtech?! Web accessibility

    What the Edtech?! Web accessibility

    In this new episode of What the Edtech?! we explore web accessibility and the new regulations for websites and mobile applications for public sector bodies that came into force at the end of last year.
    We hear from Julia Taylor, subject specialist (accessibility and inclusion) at Jisc, and Robert McLaren from Policy Connect.
    Since the launch of the series we’ve had fantastic feedback from listeners with lots of suggestions for topics for future episodes – thank to everyone who has been in touch via our Twitter and Facebook pages. We’re already hard at work on series two but in the meantime enjoy this ‘best of’ episode.

    • 36 min
    What the Edtech?! E10: the best of series one

    What the Edtech?! E10: the best of series one

    In the final episode of series one of What the Edtech?! we take a look back over the best bits so far. This mega-mix of insight and advice from top industry experts from the worlds of education and technology, covers everything from social media for student engagement to learning analytics to the future of AI in education. We’ve collected all the key take-aways into one concise 40-minute episode.

    • 39 min
    What the Edtech?! E9: the rise of the robots - future tech in education

    What the Edtech?! E9: the rise of the robots - future tech in education

    Artificial intelligence: the biggest shake up since the invention of the motorcar?

    Martin Hamilton, resident futurist here at Jisc, and historian Sir Anthony Seldon explore the amazing, and often misunderstood, world of artificial intelligence (AI) and discuss how future technologies can enhance the teaching process. 

    We also hear from professor Bob Stone, director of the human interface technologies team at the university of Birmingham.

    • 1 hr 26 min

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