Evaluation of Learners' Experiences of e-learning Special Interest Group

ELESIG enjoys contributory sponsorship from a number of sources including the UK Higher Education Academy

ELESIG is a community of researchers and practitioners from higher and further education who are involved in investigations of learners' experiences and uses of technology in learning. ELESIG members work together to share knowledge and practice and develop a shared repertoire of resources which will be of benefit to the community and the sector.

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ELESIG AGM 13 July 2015

In line with our new Constitution, we are holding our first ever Annual General Meeting on Monday 13 July at 1 pm (BST). 

At this meeting we will be confirming nominations for new committee members.

All ELESIG members are welcome to join the meeting, which will last no longer than an hour, to find out more about the work of the Organising Committee, our plans for the coming year, and to support our new committee members.  

Agenda, papers and access details at http://elesig.ning.com/events 

Blog Posts

Find out more about 'Nominal Focus Group': a combination of two methods that has worked for us

For anyone interested in qualitative research methods to research learner experiences, please see the link to the description of a combined method that we have found useful. We coined it 'Nominal Focus Group'.
Focus Group meets Nominal Group Technique: an effective combination for student evaluation? …

Posted by Tünde Varga-Atkins on June 30, 2015 at 20:24

The 10 things I learnt at the ELESIG Symposium 3rd June 2015

1) Learners e-learning needs are the same as their other learning needs (Power/Belonging/Choice/Fun). See article link for further details:  http://wp.me/p2LphS-4

2) Learners know about the impact of their learning environment and want a say in what it involves.

3) It’s more about what the technology can do for you than what you can do with the technology when it comes to specifying requirements of systems.

4) E-learning platforms or…


Posted by Kevin Hewitson on June 10, 2015 at 7:16

Digital Learning Community of Practice

Sharing Effective Practice in Digital Learning

Digital Learning Community of Practice

About the Event #DigiLearnForum

Prospects College of Advanced Technology (PROCAT) is hosting a digital learning community of practice for the sharing of effective practice between FE colleges, HE, Schools, Employers and other interested parties. The events are free to attend. Attendees are welcome from all locations.

The group will meet on the last Friday of every calendar month.



Posted by Katharine Jewitt on June 9, 2015 at 14:00

Join us for an ELESIG-themed #LTHEchat this Wednesday 10th June, 8-9 pm

The weekly #LTHEchat takes place on Twitter, and is open to anyone interested in higher education, providing an opportunity to share practices and ideas and connect with other practitioners. Each week #LTHEchat has a focus on a specific aspect of learning and teaching in HE and this week in association with ELESIG the theme will be learners' experiences of…


Posted by Leo Havemann on June 8, 2015 at 16:30 — 1 Comment



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