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Learning Spaces and Technology: The iBorrow Project Conference

Conference
Learning Spaces and Technology: the iBorrow project
Date: Thursday 25th March 2010
Time: 11.00am – 4.30pm
Location: Canterbury Christ Church University, Augustine House, Rhodaus Town, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2YA
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Information
The conference will look at the lessons and insights gained [...]

iBorrow Pedagogic Research Report

Dr Lynne Graham-Matheson, of the Pedagogic Research team, has written a brief report on the different research activities that have taken place in the (old) library and the new facilities at Augustine House (AH).
Before AH opened (September 2009), we undertook research in the (old) library with a view to establishing a baseline of information about [...]

Augustine House

Augustine House, Canterbury Christ Church University’s £35 million state-of-the-art Library and Student Services Centre, opened it’s doors to both student and staff on Monday 28th September, 2009. It represents the biggest building project undertaken by the University since the first campus was built in 1963. Library, learning spaces, staff offices and student services stretches across [...]

The Library Observation Study – An Update

We reported that we were planning to observe and photograph students in the existing Library before one of its’ key components, the Integrated Support Services (ISS) Help Desk, was removed from the premises forever to it’s temporary home in the Erasmus block. The study took place between 27 April – 3 May, 2009.
The library survey [...]

The Fourth Symposium on Social Learning Space

On 6th April, 2009 in “The Reinvention Centre” at Oxford Brookes University, Phil Poole and Wayne Barry attended the Fourth Symposium of Social Learning Space: Learning Outside the Square. The Reinvention Centre is “a collaborative project based in the Sociology Department at Warwick and the School of the Built Environment at Oxford Brookes, is part [...]

Plans for an Observation Study

Things are hotting up on the pedagogic research front. We have a small window of opportunity to observe and photograph students in the existing Library before one of its’ key components, the Integrated Support Services (ISS) Help Desk, is removed from the premises forever to it’s temporary home in the Erasmus block.
Once Augustine House becomes [...]

Other IIP JISC Projects

When JISC put the call in for projects in May 2008 as part of its’ second phase of the Institutional Innovation Programme (IIP), they had received well over 70 proposals for projects looking for a share of the £13.08m investment “aimed at supporting existing institutional strategies by providing solutions to institution-wide problems, based upon proven practices, technologies, standards [...]

The Second JELS Workshop

On 24th February, 2009 in the “The Automatic” at the Liverpool John Moores University, the project’s external evaluator, Stephen Steadman, attended the second JISC Evaluation of Learning Spaces (JELS) project. The JELS project, which has been running between early Autumn 2008 to the end of MArch 2009, is based at the University of Nottingham’s Learning Science Research [...]

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