Tag Archives: Senior Management and Strategy

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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E-Learning Strategy Group (ELSG)

DIAL attended the E-Learning Strategy Group (ELSG), as well as hearing a concise overview and update of all the current E-Learning developments & contacts at UAL that DIAL could be involved in or benefit from, it was also an opportunity … 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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A sustainable future for DIAL and a new ‘Digital Life’

I met with Shan Wareing (DIAL director) and Steve Howells‎ (Digital Life programme manager) today and we discussed the new UAL ‘Digital Life Programme’ download brief , a new institutional led digital programme/strategy (more details follow soon). I first met with Steve … Continue reading

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Staff and student engagement in digital literacies, with UAL academic leaders, academics and students

(Post last updated 18/07/12) I was recently invited to present at the academic leaders forum 29 June 2012 in Chesnut (by invitation of the deputy Rector via a staff development forum meeting), this was an extremely timely opportunity to catch … Continue reading

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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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Digital technologies for learning and teaching

From the Rectors page http://blogs.arts.ac.uk/rector/2012/06/12/digital-technologies-for-learning-and-teaching/ One of UAL’s areas of strength is the fantastic uses students and staff are making of digital technologies to support learning and teaching and professional practice. You can see some of our best examples can … Continue reading

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DIAL project update: Strategic Development SMT 22 May 12

DIAL project update: Project manager Chris Follows Strategic Development SMT 22 May 12 DIAL presentation to the Strategic Development SMT. Project The DIAL project (Digital Integration into Arts Learning) Programme Funding Dates Two year JISC funded digital literacies (DL) programme100k … 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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DIAL Interim Report – Outcomes and Lessons Learned – April 2012

Outline any changes to practice brought about or influenced by the activities described in section two or by use of the deliverables described in section three. Project related: DIAL project or programme? (The DIAL project was always going to be … Continue reading

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STAFF & CAREER DEVELOPMENT FORUM 22/02/2012

Dial were invited to present at the STAFF & CAREER DEVELOPMENT FORUM 22nd February, 14:00 attended by the deputy Rector and key UAL staff. The following notes from the meeting with recommendations below: Discussion item – DIAL update lead by … Continue reading

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DIAL project board meeting agenda 12/03/12

DIAL project board meeting – DIAL Advisory Board 12-03-12 12 March 2012, 12:00 – 14:00 9th Floor Boardroom, High Holborn   AGENDA  Attending: Shân Wareing, Chris Follows Katie Christie, Pat Christie, Mark Constable, Jason Copley, Amanda Bright, Philip Gourlay and … Continue reading

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Communities of Practice funding to build networks

An invitation to staff who are members of existing communities of practice, or those who wish to develop a new community, to apply for funds to support the building of networks, the organisation of meetings or the hosting of events. … 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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