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Visit to the Institute of Making
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:14:53 +0000
We are very lucky to have an Institute of Making at UCL. I often walk past its impressive glass front, peer at the collection of things on shelves that can be seen inside, and wonder what on earth they are and what goes on in there. So I was delighted when a group of us [...]Read more...
New Project – MiCLUES
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:52:29 +0000
We recently started a project called MiCLUES to develop dynamic smartphone-based visitor guidance algorithms and software for the Royal College of Music Museum of Instruments. The aim is to enable visitors to make better use of the combined physical and digital collections and to chart both curated and personalised paths through the museum. The project [...]Read more...
Live chat: Exploring Open Access in Higher Education
28 October 2011
After a talk point and a poll, the Guardian Professional Higher Education Network finally wants to give the subject of open access the consideration it deserves.
To coincide with Open Access Week, on Friday 21 October, from 12–2pm BST, the live chat will consider the various ways in which higher education can become – and is becoming – more open. We will consider what the challenges ahead might be and what policy shifts, as well as cultural shifts are needed.
Our Q&As or live chats are always informal and the aim is to share knowledge, experience and allow us to curate a 'best bits' full of interesting tips/links on the given subject from our network and for our network.
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The release of these resources has been supported by the Higher Education Academy/JISC Open Educational Resources programme.