Author Archives: Marc Dobson

About Marc Dobson

Subject specialist (technology to support enterprise)

Transforming e-learning at Borders College

Jisc Netskills and Borders College are coming to the end of an ambitious collaborative project funded by Jisc as part of the Further Education and Skills Development and Resources Programme. BOLT – Borders Online Learning Transition sought to develop e-learning capability within the College through the design and development of innovative elearning packages for commercial … Read more

Learning in a Digital Age

In a recent article in The Guardian John Cridland, Director General of the CBI, shared his perspective of the role Universities play in economic growth. Over the last decade I think we’ve seen a revolution in the collaboration in business and higher education, but it’s been particularly focused on research collaboration. What I think will … Read more

BCE professional development tool showcased around the UK

Jisc have recently completed a series of workshops, showcasing the Professional Development Diagnostic Tool for BCE around the UK. The tool, developed by Jisc Netskills, allows you to self-assess against key professional attributes, derive a personal skills profile and identify development resources. You can also upload relevant resources and leave comments. Attendees in Newcastle, Edinburgh, … Read more