Category Archives: HEA

Project Co-Pilot gets funding

The University of Birmingham and London School of Economics and Political Science will be working with the Information Literacy Section of UNESCO on a short project funded by JISC and the Higher Education Academy under phase three of their open … Continue reading

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It’s all about quality

The DELILA team have spent quite a bit of time discussing quality issues and recently finished Work Package 8 the Quality Control and Evaluation Report. One of the questions that troubled us was the role of peer review and OERs. … Continue reading

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Evaluating open educational resources: draft criteria now available

While we are working hard to convert resources to open educational resources at Birmingham and LSE, others in the DELILA team have also developed some draft criteria to evaluate OERs. This forms part of Work Package 8. We decided to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from DELILA

I’ve spent the last few days working on the DELILA project, mainly focusing on work package 2 which is our content review to map digital and information literacy resources identified in the audit, to the UK higher education professional standards … Continue reading

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DELILA’s critical friend

On Friday I had a really useful talk with Sandra Griffiths from Queens University Belfast who is the ‘Critical Friend’ to DELILA, appointed by the Higher Education Academy. Sandra is a really experienced educational developer, a lecturer in community education … Continue reading

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Learning from OER Phase 1

I finally got around to reading the JISC OER Synthesis and Evaluation Project Final Report today.  Authored by Lou McGill, Helen Beetham, Isobel Falconer and Allison Littlejohn of the Caledonian Academy, it’s very thorough and covers everything that we could … Continue reading

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DELILA Press Release

It’s been a slightly less fraught week for the DELILA team, now the project plan documentation has been sent to JISC and the HEA. Nancy is working on our audit spreadsheet for our first work package – so those on … Continue reading

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