Use of Microsoft SharePoint by UK Higher Education Institutions
Note: This event is full.
Time: 10.30 - 3.30pm, 25 November 2009
Place: Aeonian Training Centre, Shropshire House, London http://www.aeonian.co.uk/shropshire/findus-sh.htm
- Do you want to learn about how and why HEIs are using SharePoint? What worked well, lessons learned?
- Do you want to hear from some HEIs about their experience of implementing SharePoint?
- Do you want the opportunity to network and learn about real experiences with SharePoint in HEIs and benchmark yourself?
Eduserv are pleased to provide an opportunity to do this at this event, which is free and open to all HEI staff – IT/Information Managers, SharePoint project managers, academics, administrators, learning technologists.
|10.30 - 11.00am||Tea and Coffee|
|11.00 - 11.30am||Introduction (Stephen Butcher, Eduserv)
|11.30 -12.45pm||Case examples of SharePoint in the HEIs
| 12.45 - 1.45pm
||Lunch and networking|
|1.45 - 3.00pm||Case examples of SharePoint in the HEIs
Colin Farrow and Diane Montgomery explain the development of the student portal about to be launched at Glasgow University which will enable students to collect their own information from various university systems (e.g. SITS, library services, printing, the VLE). They share the challenge of developing a single sign on and their vision for a feature rich communication and collaborative environment.
Dr Les Walczowski, Director of Learning and Teaching presents the use of SharePoint as a framework for a Learning Management Portal System for students in the School of Engineering and Digital Arts
|3.00 - 3.30pm||Tea and networking - close|
The event is part of a study into the use of SharePoint in the HE sector conducted by Northumbria University (www.northumbria.ac.uk/sharepoint_study) for Eduserv.
Places are limited; booking is on a first-come first-served basis.
Aeonian Training Centre2nd Floor
2-10 Capper Street
London WC1E 6JA
(Off Tottenham Court Road, 10 min walk from Kings Cross).