Category Archives: jif08

Session 2: The Google Generation

Audio from the session [audio:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/avfiles/events/2008/07/session2c.mp3] To downlod the MP3 click here This session looked at generational variations in the usage of Web 2.0 tools, and young people’s expectations of ICT provision at university. The ensuing debate examined whether ICT/Web 2.0 tool usage by universities should be student-led, and discussed whether or not the changing skillset … Read more

Session 2: Capacity and skills issues

Audio from the session [audio:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/avfiles/events/2008/07/session2b.mp3] To downlod the MP3 click here This session was chaired by Joy Davidson (Digital Curation Centre) and took the form of a brainstorm. Three main areas were covered. The session began by thinking about the careers of researchers, and discussion centred on how data management can be embedded from the … Read more

Forum: JISC Future Priorities

Sarah Porter, Head of Innovation Group, JISC introduced the session on JISC future priorities. The aim of the session is to ask what you think on strategic issues (policy and governance) technical issues practice and people issues The room then split into four groups to look at the issues in more detail. Read more

Session 1: e-Content Business Models and Sustainability – From theory into practice

Audio from the session [audio:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/avfiles/events/2008/07/session1d.mp3] To downlod the MP3 click here Emma Beer from The Strategic Content Alliance at JISC shares her thoughts on the session: “We heard from four entertaining speakers on business models and sustainability. Key themes from all speakers were a need to create usable content that would be effective and useful … Read more

Session 1: Web 2.0, IPR and You

Audio from the session [audio:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/avfiles/events/2008/07/session1e.mp3] To downlod the MP3 click here IPR has long been a back-shelf issue. That’s to say, many people don’t want to engage with it because it’s seen as complex and can have worrying implications. It’s an issue that should be prioritised but it’s tempting to take the ostrich approach… The … Read more

Session 1: Community engagement and a typology of barriers

Audio from the session [audio:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/avfiles/events/2008/07/session1a.mp3] To downlod the MP3 click here Alex Voss (e-uptake project) National Centre for E-Social Science. In this session the e-Uptake project from the JISC User engagement programme looks at the present barriers in uptake of e-Infrastructure in academia. This project is one of three working closely together to get to … Read more

Session 1: Listening to Learners

Audio from the session [audio:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/avfiles/events/2008/07/session1c.mp3] To downlod the MP3 click here This session was a workshop rather than a formal presentation and panel debate, and was led by a project team who have worked on projects to elicit students’ ideas and experiences of the technologies they use in their studies. The group activities included trying … Read more

Session 1: Legal and policy issues

Audio from the session [audio:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/avfiles/events/2008/07/session1b.mp3] To downlod the MP3 click here The motion being debated in this session is “Curating and sharing research data is best done where the researcher’s institution asserts IPR claims over the data”. Initial discussion centred around what was the right approach to IPR and copyright that would enable curation and … Read more