RSCs - stimulating and supporting innovation in learning Information Skills in the Northwest Chrissie Turkington, JISC RSC Northwest Leo Appleton, West

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> RSCs - stimulating and supporting innovation in learning Information Skills in the Northwest Chrissie Turkington, JISC RSC Northwest Leo Appleton, West Cheshire College </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> 01253 503180 2005 RSC Customer Satisfaction Survey few respondents had thought about information skills training overall 31% of respondents Not Applicable </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> 01253 503180 Catalysts HEIs commenting on student lack of necessary information skills More available resources; VTS, FPP, Tonic Regional Initiatives; RISKIT, Wigan and Leigh College, EXPERTease National Initiatives; Big Blue, i-skills, </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> 01253 503180 </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> What Information Skills service has the RSC Northwest been providing? </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> 01253 503180 2006 RSC Customer Satisfaction Survey The college has had an extensive information skills programme for five years. JISC has helped this develop through the JISC Collection and CHEST agreements. Without the RSC support visits and updating, we would not have known what new materials was available to support learners or been able to purchase it. </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> 01253 503180 </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Clich sorry! </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> 01253 503180 JISCmail List what else! 51 subscribers across HE and FE http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/nwis </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> 01253 503180 Del.icio.us http://del.icio.us/ nwis </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> 01253 503180 http://moodle.rsc-northwest.ac.uk </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> 01253 503180 </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> Present </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> 01253 503180 Stats 48 people on the Moodle Course Resources from 12 Colleges Two meetings (no. 3 tomorrow!) 9 attendees at meeting 1 16 attendees at meeting 2 4 Live Meeting training sessions </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> 01253 503180 The College View West Cheshire College - Part of Cheshire Circle of College Librarians Pro-active in e-resource facilitation within the college Interest in information skills provision Good curriculum links Keen to share good practice </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> 01253 503180 NWIS for colleges </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> 01253 503180 What does it mean for the colleges Platform for discussion with peers Increased interest in information skills within Learning Resources staff Sharing best practice Repository for information and study skills resources Saves time in session planning Online training opportunities Future collaborations </li> <li> Slide 19 </li> <li> 01253 503180 Chrissie Turkington JISC RSC Northwest ct@rsc-northwest.ac.uk Leo Appleton West Cheshire College l.appleton@west-cheshire.ac.uk </li> </ul>