Author Archives: Lou McGill

About Lou McGill

synthesis consultant

UKOER Impact Model

The team recently prepared a presentation for the programme’s Senior Advisory Committee. Allison Littlejohn presented on behalf of the team. We took this opportunity to present our new model which attempts to illustrate our current thinking at this stage of phase 2 of the programme. A copy of the prezi is embedded below… [gigya src=”http://prezi.com/bin/preziloader.swf” … Read more

Interim programme meeting evaluation session

Helen Beetham attended the HE Academy/JISC Phase 2 Programme interim meeting on 19th Jan 2011 and led some sessions on evaluation with the projects. Her presentation is available here. Please let us know if you are a project and have any questions emerging as a result of the activities and discussions. Read more

Elluminate Second Tuesday session

We had the first ‘Second Tuesday’ session in Elluminate last week where our team shared with projects the way we would be supporting evaluation activities and mechanisms to synthesise programme outcomes. We had some useful conversations around the questions that projects were hoping to ask and ultimately answer… Projects were shown where to find outputs … Read more

new synthesis wiki

The synthesis and evaluation team developed a wiki to support pilot projects and also used it to collate our synthesis outputs and deliver the lessons learned by the programme. We have recently revised the wiki so pages now have new links. Whilst the old wiki pages are still available these will not be updated. There … Read more

Welcome

Welcome to the JISC/Academy OER Programme Synthesis and Evaluation Blog. We will be working with OER  Projects through Phase 2 of the Programme to support Programme Level evaluation and to ensure that these activities feed into our ongoing synthesis of key themes, messages, outputs and outcomes. We use our wiki to collate our findings and … Read more