RSC Scotland Innovation in Technology Awards 2013 Another year of fabulous iTech Case Studies has passed with an astonishing 64 new case studies added to our Showcase this year! Winners collected their iTech trophies at our annual conference and awards ceremony in June… But you are all winners in our eyes! Every case study contributor this year has been awarded an iTech 2013 Contributor Open Badge -‐ details on how to claim your digital badge will be with you shortly. Have a look at our Showcase website and dip into some of the new case studies. There is bound to be something of interest for everyone, with excellent examples where innovative uses of technology offered practical solutions. www.rsc-‐scotland.org
New Case Studies Wanted for 2014
WANTED CASE STUDIES !!
The RSC Scotland are on the look out for new case studies. Must show innovative use of technology in Scottish further or higher education.
AWARD Each new case study will be considered for one of our prestigious iTech Awards. Got an idea? Let us know - We’ll do the rest! Call our hotline: 0141 585 0022 !!
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If you’ve been working on a project and using technologies or apps as part of the solution, why not share your experience with the sector through a Jisc RSC Scotland case study? Give us a bit of background information and we’ll write it up. Who knows? It could be you carrying off an iTech Award next year! Starting a case study couldn’t be easier. Just email us at support@rsc-‐scotland.ac.uk with iTech Case Study in the subject line and your contact name and details in the email and one of the team will follow this up with you. Got an idea? Drop us a line!
Finalists: Learner & Support Systems Award City of Glasgow College: Library Estates Microsite Project Dundee College: Making the Most of Moodle Perth College: Using QR Codes and Android tablets for Library Induction Sessions
Winner: City of Glasgow College: Online Library Induction & Library Games
“Excellent innovation that obviously connect with student culture”
Nicola Buddo & George Howie with Prof Derek Law
Finalists: Learning Ambassador Award UWS: Using Robobraille to create information in alternative formats City of Glasgow College: Using Mind Mapping Software to plan graded units City of Glasgow College: A Dyslexic Learners Experience using iPad Apps Winner: Forth Valley College: Technology Enhanced Ambassadorship for Inspired & inclusive e-‐learning
“A truly positive impact on the learning experience”
Jasmin Hodge & Amanda McEwan with Prof Derek Law
Finalists: Technology & Business Systems Award City of Glasgow College: Increasing VLE participation with the use of Badges Borders College: The use of Augemented Reality FVC: Entrepreneurship (eSportfolio) and business enhancement using Mahara Winner: Cumbernauld College: FEDonline: Developing a single database for FES to support regionalization “Excellent use of technology and people to engage with learners”
Colleen Hurren with Prof Derek Law Finalists: Accessibility & Inclusion Award
Edinburgh College: Photography is the key to visual literacy Cumbernauld College: Using mobile devices and apps in additional support for learning Cumbernauld College: Using In-‐Folio e-‐Portfolio
Winner: Perth College: Using tablet devices & accessible e-‐portfolios to support successful transition “Great mixture of technologies, all seamlessly integrated” Tamie Vivers & Diane Murdoch with Prof Derek Law
Finalists: Assessment Award
Edinburgh College: The e-‐Assessment Centre Journey Cumbernauld College: Wraparound e-‐assessment for core skills communication Edinburgh College: Collaborative and eventful assessment Winner: City of Glasgow College: Creating Interactive & Student Centred ePortfolios “Excellent example of how systems can be integrated to enhance and record the learning experience” Dougie Morrison with Prof Derek Law
Finalists: Learning & Teaching Award -‐ Further Education Carnegie College: How Facebook is changing the face of teaching Perth College: Blending theoretical and practical learning & teaching using tablets Borders College: Using Mahara working with placements Winner: Dumfries & Galloway College: Stranraer Cutting Crew Facebook “Showed the commitment of staff to change tack and learn new skills in order to engage learners” Margaret Lock with Prof Derek Law
Finalists: Learning & Teaching Award -‐ Higher Education University of Dundee: Connecting with TQFE Distance Learners through online tutorials University of Stirling: MStir mobile app University of Dundee: TQFE Online Induction Pathway Steps
Winner: Robert Gordon University: Using digital video recordings of simulation for self-‐evaluation “A really innovative & scalable way of allowing a large number of students to view videos of their own performance”
Gavin Innes, Fiona Culligan, Caroline Wood and Peter Barker