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Invitation to feedback on JISC Design Studio

Date posted: 29/07/2011

The JISC Design Studio is a developing online toolkit which draws together a range of existing and emergent resources around curriculum design and delivery and the role technology plays in supporting these processes and practices. In particular the Design Studio provides access to project outputs from the JISC Curriculum Design  and Curriculum Delivery programmes as they are developed and will continue to be sustained as an active resource after the programmes finish.   There are a range of practical resources within the Design Studio including case studies, how-to-guides, videos etc together with themed pages which draw these together in particular contexts.  These can support a range of users including staff developers working with curriculum teams.  To find out more about the Design Studio visit http://bit.ly/jiscdsabout.

The Design Studio has been in development for the last two years and is being supported by JISC infoNet on behalf of JISC Advance.  With a significant number of resources now available including the completed outputs from the JISC Curriculum Delivery programme, they would like to gain feedback from a range of users on the value of the resource and its current structure and content.  This will help inform how they take forward future developments to best meet the needs of users.

They are looking for reviewers representing different types of user to help them with this review . The review will involve completing an online feedback form based around 2 online search tasks as well as a more generic set of questions around the resource.  The whole exercise should take around 45 minutes and can be completed in your own time.

If you are interested in participating, please complete your details at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/jiscds by 5pm on Friday, 26 August 2011.  

Depending on the range of responses they receive they may select reviewers to provide a representative sample of users.  Those who have already expressed their interest will automatically be selected.  Selected reviewers will be informed by 3 September together with details of the review process which will be open until 30 September 2011.  Unfortunately they are unable to recompense you for your input but greatly appreciate your interest and time in contributing to the development of this resource.