Tag Archives: synthesis

HEFCE OER Review

We are very pleased to launch the completed UKOER/SCORE Review report – Journeys to Open Educational Practice McGill, L., Falconer, I., Dempster, J.A., Littlejohn, A. and Beetham, H. Journeys to Open Educational Practice: UKOER/SCORE Review Final Report. JISC, 2013  short url: http://bit.ly/HEFCEoerReview What’s in it? If you want to find out why people might become … Read more

UKOER phase 2

Synthesis activities for the first two phases of the HE Academy/JISC UKOER Programme have included cultural and institutional issues across a number of sectors. The Evaluation and Synthesis team’s final report on phase 2 synthesises evidence and outputs under five main headings: Practice change Development and Release Issues Cultural Considerations Institutional Issues Impacts and Benefits … Read more

UKOER3 themes and activities

We are currently going through UKOER3 project plans and drawing out key themes and areas of activity to map these against our synthesis and evaluation framework. We use the framework as an iterative tool to support both evaluation activities of projects and synthesis activities of our team. It highlights core areas of inquiry and identifies … Read more

After ‘that session’ at Alt-C

Well the cattle have been rounded up, the settlers have lit their home fires, and the preacher and the gadabout are safely departed to bother someone else. Apart from the comedy value of our session on open country (blogged by David Kernohan at http://followersoftheapocalyp.se/oer-the-cowboy-gospel-altc2011), what were the serious messages from the debate at Alt-C? David … 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