Monthly Archives: April 2015

Barriers to scaling up online learning

Whilst preparing for today’s presentation to the Jisc Learning and teaching practice experts group, I realised that an overview of the barriers to scaling up online learning that workshop participants identified back in July hadn’t been shared on this project blog in any detail, so to remedy this I’ve listed them below (in no particular order): Lack of clear … Read more

Online Toolkit and Diagnostic Tool Consultants appointed

Following the progress update in February and the subsequent open call for tenders, I am delighted to announce that Lou McGill Consultancy has been appointed to undertake the development of the content for the Scaling up online learning Toolkit and that SkillSet Limited, working with Lou McGill, have been appointed to develop the diagnostic tool as … Read more

Proof of concept: developing a directory of UK online courses

As one of the potential solutions identified by the community to help enable institutions to expand their online course offerings, the Scaling up online learning project has been exploring the viability and usefulness of developing a directory of UK online courses. As a very first exploration of this, Michael Webb, Jisc’s Director of technology and analytics, has put … Read more