Category : Partners

Cloud Management insight

Find out the outputs from the first EUNIS & GÉANT joint workshop on Cloud Management issues.

The meeting was dedicated to the members of the EUNIS Cloud Community Group & GÉANT Cloud Team.

The aim of this online workshop was to bring together our mutual communities of users, experts, and policy makers in higher education and research institutions, by exchanging knowledge, questions and experience, by addressing benefits and challenges from organisational, technical and managerial perspective.

Outputs and presentations from the workshop are available here.

If you want to join the EUNIS Cloud Management Special Interest Group find out more information here. If your institution is not a EUNIS member yet, you can apply for a personal (individual) membership here.

 

Register now for the Future of Assessment and Feedback: 23-24 November online

Join us online on 23-24 November 2021 to find out how digital technology is changing the way we support and recognise student learning to:

  • hear about the principles of good assessment and feedback in the 21st century
  • investigate how digital technology can enhance good pedagogic practice
  • explore how the use of open edtech standards allows us to build an interoperable ecosystem that supports well-being and formative development as well as summative evaluation
  • get insights from the latest research and innovation projects, practical tips and guidance and access to free tools and resources.

Find out more here.
Registration is free and open to all education providers and suppliers. REGISTER HERE.

The Future of Assessment and Feedback in Europe: 23-24 November

EUNIS is partnering with IMS Europe, GÉANT and Jisc to offer a free online event.

Join us to find out how digital technology is changing assessment and feedback practice.

Get insights from the latest research and innovation projects, practical tips and guidance and access to free tools and resources.

Highlights include:

  • Making large classes feel small: how learning analytics is supporting formative assessment and student wellbeing
  • Delivering end-to-end EMA (electronic management of assessment) using LTI

Free registration and booking coming soon. If you need more info in the meantime contact gill.ferrell@eunis.org

Joint GÉANT-EUNIS workshop on Cloud Management tools: 29 October 2021

GÉANT and EUNIS are teaming-up for a series of workshop exchanges on Cloud Management issues.

First joint 2-hour online workshop: will be held on 29 October 2021 at 10.00 -12.00 CEST.

Target group: members of the EUNIS Cloud Community Group & GÉANT Cloud Team

The aim of this online workshop is to bring together our mutual communities of users, experts, and policy makers in higher education and research institutions, by exchanging knowledge, questions and experience, by addressing benefits and challenges from organisational, technical and managerial perspective.

We will briefly introduce the two organisations’ role and perspective regarding cloud management issues, will facilitate networking between attendees to address shared interests, expertise and challenges, and will present and explore functionality of tools that could be beneficial for attendees to know about.

Agenda:

  • Welcome by Bas Cordewener, Board member EUNIS.
  • Introductions to EUNIS and GÉANT cloud activity by Denise Dittrich, Lead of EUNIS cloud community group and Maria Ristkok and Dave Heyns, leads of the GÉANT Cloud community.
  • Break-out groups for getting to know each other:  Main interest and experience with cloud management, involvement and experience in GÉANT/EUNIS activities, hopes & expectations for the joint exchanges.
  • The OCRE IaaS+ Framework, introduction to the mini competition tool by Garvan McFeeley, HEAnet.
  • Tools from the GÉANT community:

– GÉANT Cloud Flow by Dan Still, CSC

– eduMEET videoconferencing tool by Bartlomiej Idzikowski, PSNC

  • Discussion and exchange on:

– main challenges Cloud Management presents to universities
– possible role of GÉANT and EUNIS to help face the challenges
– ideas/topics for possible next GÉANT and EUNIS exchanges.

  • Next steps, reporting and close.

See the full programme.

You are most welcome to register in advance for this meeting (it is free, but places are limited to allow for networking).

We look forward to meeting you in an informal setting, exchanging about cloud management from various perspectives.

Denise Dittrich (EUNIS Cloud Community Group) & Maria Ristkok (GÉANT Cloud Team)