The Wilson Review (http://www.wilsonreview.co.uk/) into business-university collaboration has recently been published, and has already been widely commented on (e.g. the Guardian’s response). Seeing as Collaborate is specifically exploring the issue of collaboration of employers, academics and students the Wilson Review has a direct relevance to what we’re trying to achieve, and hence I’ve tried to […]
There’s a certain word that we keep seeing crop up in our work so far on Collaborate, and that word is ‘gap’. It might be a piece about a skills gap, or something to do with bridging the gap, or perhaps identifying the gap, but every time the same key word, ‘gap’ appears. In fact […]
We recently had a very positive visit from JISC, our first programme managers meeting, where we had a chance to meet with Lisa and Paul from JISC at Bristol, and also for some of our extended project team to share their involvement and interest in the project. Thanks too to Michelle Shoebridge, deputy registrar, who […]
An overview of the Extended Project Team, and their role in the Collaborate project.
For all the discussions and disagreements about the use of technology in education, there does seem to be emerging from the literature a concrete finding that the use of technology can enhance learning. Exactly how this happens may still be up for debate, but meta studies such as the Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online […]
Welcome to “Collaborate”, an ambitious 2 year JISC funded project, run by the Education Enhancement division at the University of Exeter, which aims to introduce new generation assignments based around real-world and scenario based activities designed collaboratively by programme teams, students and employers. Why “Collaborate”? It’s all down to that combination of programme teams, students and employers. Although […]