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's first AGM

If you weren't able to make the AGM in July 2015, the recording is now available.

Blog Posts

Proposal for an ELESIG MOOC

Dear All, 

ELESIG are proposing to run a MOOC on Researching learners' experiences and uses of technology in learning. 

It will be for a duration of six weeks, starting on the 1st October 2016. Please see details of the MOOC at the end of this email. 

If you'd like to be a named teacher in the MOOC and be involved in writing and teaching the course material, please could you email me either through the ELESIG email or at…


Posted by Katharine Jewitt on May 27, 2016 at 8:00

The MOOC Survey - Closing 31 May 2016!



Taken part, run, or produced a MOOC?  Final call for survey responses (closing 31 May 2016)!


Take the MOOC survey or pass onto interested colleagues and let's see how we're all using them within Higher Education:…


Posted by James Little on May 24, 2016 at 9:41

Scam email

Have had a clearly scam email that appeared to come via this forum (From - ELESIG <mail@elesig.ning.com>) - text below

Good Day,

How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on:(mr.frankkwabena00@gmail.com ) for the full…


Posted by Andy Taggart on May 20, 2016 at 8:00 — 4 Comments

Third ELESIG Scotland Meeting, University of Dundee, 21 April 2016

A big thank you to Lynn Boyle, Shona Robertson and Monica for hosting the meeting. Thanks to @TEL_St_A for the word cloud.


Digital developments at the University of Dundee

Lynn Boyle (@boyledsweetie), Senate…


Posted by Vicki Dale on May 5, 2016 at 15:50

#BoldChat this friday (1st April)

Dear Colleagues,

This is just to let you know that this Friday (1st April), 08.30-17.00 BST, we will be holding our second #BoldChat (Blended and Online Learning Development chat), slow tweet-chat, on the subject of online learners. We have recently implemented this as bite-size CPD for teachers at the University of Glasgow, but would warmly welcome you all to join in discussions if you can make it. …


Posted by Vicki Dale on March 29, 2016 at 10:21 — 2 Comments

Skills Required to Facilitate Learning Online

This poster has been produced as an introduction to the skills required to facilitate learning online.

Understand more about facilitating learning online and help make the online world a creative, happy, productive and relevant place for successful online learning.

Please click this link for the free…


Posted by Katharine Jewitt on March 18, 2016 at 9:49



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