We need to rethink university IT Services

Mark Smithers

There is little room for experimenting with tools beyond the VLE. Even a simple thing like enforcing a university branded desktop wall paper and screensaver will annoy most academic staff and yet some brand manager will have insisted on it because that’s how it worked at the insurance company they were at last. Innovations and going beyond the VLE. As is often the case I’ve been spurred into action by a post from Martin Weller about IT services in universities.

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The Top Ed-Tech Trends (Aren't 'Tech')

Hack Education

” Despite thinking of themselves as liberal-learning, today’s tech companies re-inscribe much of this. What sorts of companies and what sorts of products do venture capitalists like, for example? In education, that’s the learning management system (the VLE) perhaps.

Technology and Casey Green on campus: Future Trends Forum #3, notes and full recording

Bryan Alexander

We then dove into the learning management system ( LMS in the US; VLE in Europe ). Providers are growing more features, each company or project following or leapfrogging the others. On February 25th Casey Green and I met online for the third Future Trends Forum.