Newsletter

The centre's newsletter, which is released every two months, will keep you up to date with events, funding opportunities, news, projects for the coming months, and newly available resources, along with articles covering a broad spectrum of teaching and learning activities.

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We welcome all contributions and articles from you the ICS community. If you are involved in any good practice and are willing to share your views and ideas on any aspect of teaching, learning and assessment, then please let us know.

Newsletters are available online in PDF (PDF icon) format. In order to view a PDF, you will need Adobe Acrobat, which is free to download.


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**Latest Issue**
Issue 22 - May 2011 (PDF 792KB)

Includes: All the latest news from the community, events, and much more.

Issue 21 - December 2010 (PDF 2.98MB)

Includes: All the latest news from the community, events, and much more.

Issue 20 - October 2010 (PDF 1.99MB)

Includes: All the latest news from the community, events, and much more.

Issue 19 - April 2010 (PDF 3MB)

Includes: All the latest news from the community, events, and much more.

Issue 18 - February 2010 (PDF 2245KB)

Includes: All the latest news from the community, events, and much more.


Issue 17 - December 2009 (PDF 739KB)

Includes: All the latest news from the community, updates to the External Examiners Database, Computer Forensic Workshop and much more.


Issue 16 - October 2009 (PDF 1799KB)

Includes: All the latest news from the community, the ICS 10th annual conference, information on funding and much more.


Issue 15 - June 2009 (PDF 7376KB)

Includes: All the latest news from the community, update on the ICS 10th annual conference, information on funding and much more.

 
Issue 14 - May 2009 (PDF 7376KB)

Includes: All the latest news from the community, the student essay competition winner revealed, information on funding and much more.

 
Issue 13 - Feb 2009 (PDF 6476KB)

Includes: All the latest news from the community, a pen portrait of National Teaching Award winner Cathie Jackson, information on funding and much more.

 
Issue 12 - Dec 2008 (PDF 560KB)

Includes: A new feature on useful websites for teaching and learning, information on funding and much more.

 
Issue 11 - Oct 2008 (PDF 766KB)

Includes: Photographs from the ICS 9th annual conference, information on the General Development Fund applications, education in Second Life and much more.

 
Issue 10 - July 2008 (PDF 500KB)

Includes: The latest on the ICS 9th annual conference, information on applications for the General Development Fund, how podcasting is proving a lure for students and much more.

Issue 9 - May 2008 (PDF 788KB)

Includes: The launch of an annual National Awards Scheme for the Teaching of ICS in Higher Education in Scotland and Wales. Details of a number of new resources including seven new RLO’s, as well as fresh presentation materials from our latest events. Information on the centre’s 9th Annual Conference.

Issue 8 - February 2008 (PDF 1,902KB)

Includes: Details on Student Competitions, a new article from Techdis giving Advice and Recommendations for Learning and Teaching Practitioners. News on Staff Updates, Call for Papers for our 9th Annual Conference and ITALICS. Also read about our latest book reviews, new resources on our website, the Higher Education Academy news and much much more!

Issue 7 - November 2007 (PDF 608KB)

Includes: Reusable Learning Objects (RLO) Competition and RLO Focus Groups which are now online, read about an intiative aimed at supporting recruitment in computing careers. As well as details of all our upcoming events.

Issue 6 - September 2007 (PDF 2,141KB)

Includes: News of the ICS 8th Annual Conference held in Southampton, the ICS General Development fund 07-08, ITALICS - Call for Papers, new resources on the ICS website such as the Wiki for Academic Support, new book reviews, Higher Education Academy news, a Techdis article 'No Cost Technologies to Support Teaching and Learning'. As well as details of all our upcoming events.

Issue 5 - June 2007 (PDF 1,146KB)

Includes: News of the ICS Subject Centre's new student essay competition winner, updates on the ICS 8th annual conference, new resources on the ICS website including a 'Hot Topic' on our FAQs section based on Ethical Hacking, new book reviews, Higher Education Academy news, a Techdis article 'No Cost and Open Source Assistive Technology'. As well as details of all our upcoming events.

Issue 4 - April 2007 (PDF 1,445KB)

Includes: News of the ICS Subject Centre's new key contacts directory, RLO student competition winner, RLO development fund new projects, new book reviews, Higher Education Academy news, a Techdis article on the accessibility essentials of Adobe Acrobat. As well as details of all our upcoming events.

Issue 3 - February 2007 (PDF 1,878KB)

Includes: News of HE in FE Teaching Awards, student essay competitions, Reusable Learning Objects Funding opportunities, new book reviews, Higher Education Academy news, a Techdis article on the accessibility essentials of Microsoft Powerpoint. As well as details of all our upcoming events.

Issue 2 - December 2006 (PDF 911KB)

Includes: News of JISC successful bids totalling £5.5m, Latest news from QAA and Improvements to TQI website. Higher Education Academy News including NTFS Individual Awards and launch of the Widening Participation research service. ICS Centre News announcement of a call for submissions for our 8th Annual Conference. New resources on the ICS website including the 8th Annual Conference website and latest book reviews. As well as an Article on "The Accessibility Essentials of Microsoft Word" (supplied by TechDis) and details of all our Upcoming Events.

Newsletter Issue 1 - October 2006 (PDF 333KB) Issue 1 - October 2006 (PDF 333KB)

Includes: News of three new JISC studies, student employability profiles, faith guides and ICS centre news. Funding opportunities from the Higher Education Academy, Microsoft, JISC and University research fellowships. New ICS resources such as a new guide to getting started in computer science education research, the latest issue of Italics, book reviews and the launch of a pilot comment bank. As well as details of all our upcoming events.