** apologies for cross-posting **
The project I left the CETIS EC SIG for is now advertising for three new
people: one learning technologist and two e-learning advisers. The ads
below will appear in the next Times Higher Education Supplement. Please
pass them along to anyone you think may be interested.
Under each post, contact details are available to receive further
information. However, if you wish to discuss the project itself once
you've looked at this information, please contact Neil Ballantyne,
Project Manager, directly at: [log in to unmask] or 0141 950
KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROJECT (now known as 'Stòr Cùram: A Storehouse of
Learning Resources for Social Care')
Funded by the Scottish Institute for Excellence in Social Work Education,
the Knowledge Transfer project aims to establish a national digital
of “learning objects” for social work education in Scotland.
The project is led by the University of Strathclyde in partnership with
the University of Edinburgh
and the Robert Gordon University.
We are seeking two e-learning advisers (one based at the University of
and the other at Robert Gordon University) and a learning technologist
at the University of Strathclyde) to join the national project team. All
are fixed term until July 2005.
You will be working with social work educators across Scotland to support
them in developing “learning objects” for social work education, and
them to embed them into the new social work curriculum. You will be
educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably with a strong ICT and/or
education component. You will have experience of delivering staff
development in e-learning within HE, and of collaborating with educators in
the design of e-learning materials. You will have a sound knowledge of
contemporary research into teaching and learning in HE, a strong ability to
produce high quality written advice and guidance for educators, and good
communication and interpersonal skills.
For application forms and further particulars for the University of
post, contact Sarah Adam, Human Resources Advisor, College of
Humanities and Social Science, 56 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JU,
Tel: 0131 650 6654.
For application forms and further particulars for the Robert Gordon
post, visit Vacancies at www.rgujobs.ac.uk or email [log in to unmask] or
contact the Human Resources Department, The Robert Gordon University,
Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FR quoting Ref H260,Tel 01224 262085.
You’ll be responsible for ensuring the production of high quality "learning
objects" based on sound pedagogical principles and meeting relevant
educational and technical standards.You’ll be educated to degree level or
equivalent, preferably with a strong ICT and/or education component.
You’ll have experience in the design, development and maintenance of
web-based e-learning materials and of training and supporting users of ICT
in HE. Experience of developing a digital repository or content management
system is desirable.You will have highly developed skills in the use of web
technologies, strong web design and layout skills, and good communication
and interpersonal skills.
For application forms and further particulars (available in alternative
formats for applicants with a disability), visit Vacancies at
or contact the Personnel Office,University of Strathclyde, Jordanhill
Southbrae Drive, Glasgow G13 1PP, tel: 0141 950 3264
(24 hour answering service) quoting Ref J2/04.
The closing date for applications is 5 March 2004.
Ms. Sarah Currier
Librarian, Stòr Cùram Project
"A Storehouse of Learning Resources for Social Care"
Dept. of Social Work, University of Strathclyde
c/o: Centre for Academic Practice, University of Strathclyde
Graham Hills Building, 50 George Street
Glasgow G1 1QE, Scotland, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 (0)141 548 4573 Fax: +44 (0)141 553 2053
E-mail: [log in to unmask] Mob.: +44 (0)7980 855 801