Release of learning material reports

29th February 2008, by

JISC has announced the release of two reports into learning materials which will be of interest for anyone developing their repository holdings of learning materials.

Emmerson, Peter (2008) Retention of Learning Materials: A Survey of Institutional Policies and Practice

Report of a study to investigate the retention of learning materials in the UK. The aim of the study was to document current policies and practice and immediate plans relating to universities’ and colleges’ retention of learning materials and, on the basis of this and other information, to advise universities and colleges on good practice, and advise JISC on future priorities in this area.

Charlesworth, A and Ferguson, N and Schmoller, S and Smith, N and Tice, R Sharing eLearning Content: a synthesis and commentary

A major review and synthesis of the work of various specified projects and programmes engaged in the development, use and sharing of elearning content. The study focused on deliverables and reports from a variety of projects and programmes, including the JISC Jorum, the Digital Libraries in the Classroom Programme, the Distributed eLearning Programme, the FAIR Programme, the Digital Repositories Programme, eLearning Transformational Projects (funded by the Scottish Funding Council) and the Exchange for Learning (X4L) staff development resources.


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