Posts categorised: Insight 2015

eTextbooks are a hot topic in UK Higher Education at the moment. A number of major initiatives are in progress as Universities across the UK, to explore the value and benefits of provision of core eTextbooks for students as part of their course fees. At Talis Insight 2015, we invited four institutions who are leading the way with this project. Matthew Lawson and Paul Howell joined us from Middlesex University. They were followed by Cathy Walsh from University of East
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Eric Stoller is a Higher Education thought-leader, Consultant, writer and speaker, will be joining us to speak about ‘Digital Identity’. He replaces Simon Thomson, who unfortunately had to withdraw due to changes in his schedule and research taking priority. Here is a brief title and description from Eric about his session: What’s Your Digital Identity: Leading and Engaging via Social Media My session will explore the range of possibilities of all things digital, including social media for knowledge acquisition, digital literacy, mobile engagement,
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5 questions for Simon Thomson

As promised here are the 5 questions David White asked Simon Thomson, and Simon’s reponses. 1. What excited you the most about Talis Insight 2015? And why did you agree to get involved? The mix of people and roles. HEI’s are complex spaces and we will only ever see change or meaningful impact if we work together in our different roles. I am glad to see that Talis Insight brings together people with a variety of roles. 2. What can people expect to hear from
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