Planning stuff – Weeknote #213 – 31st March 2023

I spent much of the week undertaking research and development in the intelligent campus and learning environment spaces. This is part of the planning for next year on what reports and guidance we might want to work on. Well, more what I might want to work on.

I have been planning pre-recorded video following invitation by  IGPP Institute of Government & Public Policy and University of East London to talk at their event on  Advancing Blended Learning in Higher Education.

I have been writing up notes for internal and external use of our recent Senior Education and Student Experience Group meeting,

Spent some time reviewing our directorate planning priorities and budget proposals.

Planning a meeting with SURF sharing notes on Intelligent Campus.

Developing session ideas and contributing sessions ideas for Connect More 2023.

Wrote a blog post on using tools to combat plagiarism.

With the imminent release of AI detection tools within Turnitin, I am reminded of an incident over ten years ago after we introduced a plagiarism checker tool into the college I worked at

Working on and planning Personalisation workshops and online information sharing.

Attended Wonkhe and Salesforce webinar on Building a more sustainable future

Reading and reflecting on Department for Education (DfE)’s policy paper setting out its position on the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI), including large language models (LLMs) like ChatGPT or Google Bard, in the education sector. TL:DR be careful how you use AI.

Reading and reflecting on the Government white paper on AI (artificial intelligence).

I wrote and submit an intelligent campus session for Learning Spaces Scotland 2023.

Reading a university perspective on digital capability.

My top tweet this week was this one.

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