An interesting new book from JISC:
Learning in a Digital Age – the new effective practice guide from JISC
Pre-order your copy now.
The latest guide in the well-received JISC Effective Practice series, Learning in a Digital Age: Extending higher education opportunities for lifelong learning, will be available from 15th June following its launch on 13/14th June at the Blended Learning Conference, at the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield.,
An increasing number of students are benefiting from education later in life, bringing rich life experiences to their learning and adding value to employers and to society. Learning in a Digital Age demonstrates, through a range of case studies, how institutions are already using technology to:
- attract and retain diverse groups of learners
- offer professional development opportunities for their staff
- enhance engagement and collaboration with employers and other organisations with a stake in effective lifelong learning,
The publication signposts some of the effective higher education practice taking place in the UK and addresses the benefits and challenges that arise in a digital age. It is aimed at individuals in further and higher education who have an interest in lifelong learning:
- academic staff,
- learning support staff
- learning technologists,
- and information, advice and guidance professionals.
The guide will be available online in PDF, accessible Word and e-Pub/MOBI formats for use on e-readers, together with video case studies, expert podcasts and extended versions of the case studies. These can be read online or downloaded from www.jisc.ac.uk/digilifelong from the 15th June 2012.
A limited number of printed copies will be available. To pre-order a copy please register your details at https://survey.jisc.ac.uk/digilifelong2012
Post by: Sarah Pittaway