JISC RSC(SE) eLearning Fair – links to vendors

Below are a list of vendors who were there on the day with links to their websites:

Active Dashboards (by Dynastics):
‘Active Dashboards allows you to easily interpret and explore your data by presenting it in stunning graphical charts that allow for quick interpretation and better informed decisions’

Janet Services:
‘JANET is the network dedicated to the needs of education and research in the UK. It connects the UK’s education and research organisations to each other, as well as to the rest of the world through links to the global Internet. In addition, JANET includes a separate network that is available to the community for experimental activities in network development.’

Oxford University Press – ‘The Archive’:
‘Unearthing the foundations of current knowledge has never been easier.  It’s free to search the Oxford Journals Archive.

  • Content from 1849-1995
  • Almost 4 million article pages
  • 169 journals in 2011
  • Access content from Volume 1 Issue 1
  • Five subject archives

Including all articles from Volume 1 onwards and a wealth of supplementary material this resource connects readers to knowledge that was previously in danger of being lost, quickly and seamlessly.  In 2011, a further 12 journals joined the archive, including prestigious new titles in the fields of medicine, economics, and history.’

‘We develop technology solutions that save money for education, health, the public sector and commercial organisations. As a not-for-profit organisation we channel any surplus we make into researching services that will benefit our customers and the wider community.’

‘Tribal provides a wide range of products and services that support the delivery of education services around the world. Our work includes building world-leading software, supporting adult learning and careers development and providing school inspections and improvement services.’

‘EDINA is a UK national academic data centre, designated by JISC on behalf of UK funding bodies to support the activity of universities, colleges and research institutes in the UK, by delivering access to a range of online data services through a UK academic infrastructure, as well as supporting knowledge exchange and ICT capacity building, nationally and internationally.’

Desire 2 Learn:
‘Founded in 1999, Desire2Learn Incorporated is a leader in providing innovative eLearning solutions to academic and other leading organizations around the world. Our focus is on research and development and service and support for our clients, and our products lead the market in innovation and client satisfaction.

We are innovators, educators, engineers, and enthusiasts who seek to unlock the potential of learners globally. Through strong partnerships with visionary clients and world-class learning technology, we believe our mutual quest to transform teaching and learning can be realized.’

‘The EduPrint Centre solution presents Schools with a Creative Enterprise Learning opportunity for students of all abilities , with a WOW factor, that is secure, self-funding and “Edu-creational”.

Eduprint has developed creative learning packages to introduce “business enterprise into schools”. Students need opportunities to apply their skills and understanding, and to develop their knowledge, within a secure and flexible learning environment.’

CNS – Complete Network Systems:
‘If your office, school or business needs reliable, fast and functional networking and cabling that can cope with ever increasing rates of data flow then you need the support of an expert team to install and design your system. Whether putting together a completely new cabling installation or getting the best out of a current one, CNS can provide a comprehensive and professional service that really delivers your requirements.

Shared Service Architects:
Shared Service Architects is a dynamic teaching company, focused on equipping politicians, board members, chief executives and senior managers in the public sector with the skills and knowledge to innovate and initiate successful shared service solutions. SSA has developed a suite of high quality practitioner focused learning materials, which provide a qualifications pathway to the UK’s first Post Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Shared Services in partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University.

From a single, intuitive interface, you have the tools at hand to better manage your networked computers, peripherals and users. Utilizing Impero gives you the power to control your computers and ensure they are being used for the right reasons.

Of course there were more stands there but these were the ones I visited – plus I got a few groovy pens too!


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