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The Open University

The Open University

  • Current users of our Course Communicate, Course Explorer and Career Explorer services.
  • A long-standing contract to supply OU course advertising data to third parties, using XCRI and other methods
  • Development and implementation of XCRI-CAP services

Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

JISC

JISC

Current projects for JISC include:

  • XCRI-CAP expert knowledge.
  • Roll out of XCRI-CAP for postgraduate courses (with Prospects).

Past work includes:

The HEDIIP Programme

The HEDIIP Programme

CETIS

Current projects include:

  • New Subject Coding Scheme (2014 to date) working with CETIS to produce a replacement for JACS3 to improve identification of subject of study across the HE sector.

University of Bradford

University of Bradford

Past work includes:

  • Recommendations for changes to enrolment process, using a Service Design approach.
  • Ad hoc XCRI-CAP advice and guidance
  • Requirements engineering involving business process review and process design using Enterprise Architecture techniques for the extended remit of the Course Data Project to encompass course validation procedures.
  • Information management and XCRI knowledge for their Course Data Project

University of Nottingham

Working with the Centre for International ePortfolio Development.

Past work includes:

  • Information management and XCRI knowledge for the University of Nottingham Course Data Project.
  • CUMULUS Project and further XCRI-based work.
  • Admissions Domain Mapping (ADoM)
  • Demonstrating Enhanced Learner Information for Admissions (DELIA)
  • Process and data modelling for ePortfolios for Lifelong Learning (eP4LL)
  • Technical, systems thinking and documentation support to various XCRI projects in the 14-19 age range area, such as Streamlining Learning and Skills Services: Efficient Information Transfer for Prospectus and Application Processes across Local Boundaries in the 14-19 Sector, XCRI 14-19- Area Prospectus XCRI Aggregation Pilot. This involved working across a range of institutions, Lifelong Learning Networks and local authorities.

Middlesex University

Past work includes:

  • MUSAPI - MUSKET/SALAMI Demonstrator with CIePD.
  • XCRI-CAP workshops
  • MUSKET-ICIF project as part of the JISC Course Data Programme
  • Middlesex University Skills and Education Planning Tool (MUSKET)

UCAS

UCAS

As well as working with UCAS on various JISC-funded projects, including ADoM, DELIA, and PortisHEad, we have delivered the following projects and work streams:

  • Technical support to course vacancy information services in Scotland during Clearing for several years
  • Programme Management for the eDelivery Programme (2003 to 2005)
  • Project management and technical services for the Effective Feedback to Improve Fair Admissions (EFIFA) project
  • Set-up, technical services and on-site management of the 'UfI team at UCAS' to collect and supply courses data to the UfI for the National Learning Directory (2001)

Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Projects have included:

Pebble Learning Ltd

Pebble Learning Ltd.

  • Project management and technical services for the ePortfolios in Successful HE Admissions (PortisHEad) Project
  • With the InterCom Consortium we developed a specification for competence information frameworks via the InteropAbility Project