Category Archives: University Strategy

Networked groups and cross college collaboration

DIAL successfully explored new ways of developing cross college collaborations, these new partnerships proved a valuable and sustainable method of the departmental embedding DLs long term. Please see reflections on the DIAL collaboration from the Professional On-line Identities project (POI) collaborative work DIAL, SEE, OwnIT and Learn IT:

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Some perspectives on DIAL from Professor Shân Wareing

Please see some perspectives below from Professor Shân Wareing, Pro Vice Chancellor Learning and Teaching Buckinghamshire New University and formally DIAL project director and initiator of the DIAL project. What were the key drivers for undertaking the project?  Institutionally, there was … Continue reading

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DIAL engagement and influence in UALs strategic and departmental planning

During year one of the DIAL project we addressed cultural change in two ways, local and institutionally: locally, we piloted the DIAL CoPs, see year one evaluation here. DIAL also focused on the larger issues of institutional cultural change through senior management engagement and … Continue reading

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Refocusing of our strategy

How does DIAL align with the new refocusing of our strategy? See DIAL projects and activities UAL’s strategic plan under review in light of rapid changes in both sector and economy Three major areas identified as particularly important for review and … Continue reading

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Welcome to ‘Digital Life’

Welcome to the UAL digital Life programme. We have recently started to bring together many of out digital initiatives under one umbrella in order to deliver an inspirational digital experience. This is much more than a technology initiative and at … Continue reading

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UAL’s Strategy for Learning & Teaching and Digital Technologies

Slides for Professor Shân Wareing, Dean of Learning & Teaching Development presentation at CSM 20 September 2012 VIEW SLIDES HERE

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IT UAL and DIAL collaborations

Following my meeting with the Strategic Development SMT 22 May 12 Stephen Reid, Deputy Rector put me in contact with John Brown UALs director of IT. We had a very productive and long conversation about the digital at UAL. John … Continue reading

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Defining UAL’s strengths

I’ve been thinking  about UAL’s strengths as a provider of Arts Higher and Further education, and apart from the obvious (our size, the range of specialisms in one university, being in London, and the amazing students and staff we attract … Continue reading

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University Strategy

In preparation for the baseline report and writing the project plan aligning and embedding DIAL project to UAL strategies. What are UALs past,  present and future strategies (specifically in relation to technological and digital strategies) in response to the aims … Continue reading

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