Welcome to the November issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. We hope everyone enjoyed the half-term break.
IPPR (the Institute for Public Policy Research) has published a report entitled ‘Going further: the case for investing in Further Education and adult skills’, available for download at https://www.ippr.org/research/publications/going-further
There is a direct link to the report in PDF: https://www.ippr.org/files/2020-10/1604082172_going-further-nov20.pdf
Win a £30 National Book Token
Each month we will ask a question relating to our digital resources, whether e-books or Virtual Learning Resources, and invite you to respond via Twitter. The winner, chosen at random, will receive a £30 National Book Token.
The question for November is:
“Reflecting on 2020, how have your opinions of online learning and digital content changed this year?”
Deadline: 30 November.
The winner will be announced in the December newsletter. Good luck!
The next webinar will be on Thursday 26 November from 2-3 pm. We will be asking members for feedback on various aspects of the e-books for FE support site in order to inform future changes, and also reflecting on your experience of the past term, in relation to digital resources and blended learning, to see what learning points might be shared.
FE Summit 2020
FE Summit 2020, an interactive two-day online summit featuring some of the biggest names in further education, business and government, takes place on Tuesday 17 November and Wednesday 18 November. Full details are available at https://www.fesummit.co.uk/
The full two-day programme is available here: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5f5f7d9dfae3686badddb06b/t/5f8fea1bac3e63480896e043/1603267100161/FE+Summit+Programme_External+v2.pdf
UKSG Further Education 2020 Webinar Series
Wednesday 25 November and Tuesday 1 December (a.m. and p.m. session each day)
Each year this popular event, free of charge to FE staff, aims to bring together learning resources and library managers to share best practice and innovation in the management, delivery and support of digital resources and library services in the further education arena. This year we will be holding four individual 75-minute online sessions over two days (25th November and 1st December), to help maximise your time and fit in around your busy day. Hear from a selection of speakers who work in and with the college sector, with the additional opportunity to get your questions answered.
More details on each session will be available shortly, however our outline topics are:
- Wednesday 25 November AM – Digital Wellbeing
- Wednesday 25 November PM – Communication: Social Media and Promotion
- Tuesday 1 December AM – Librarians as accessibility superheroes
- Tuesday 1 December PM – Telling Your Accessibility Story: Creating Compliant and Learner-Focused Accessibility Statements
Join one or all sessions – these will be recorded and all registrants will be able to access them on demand following the session.
More Information and how to book
To see more information and to register please click here: https://www.uksg.org/event/UKSGFE2020
Keep up to date with the latest news by following us at https://twitter.com/UKSG
If you have any queries about this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Top 20 users in October 2020
Well done to all organisations who reached a spot in the top 20.
|2||The Manchester College||3161|
|3||Brighton, Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College||3150|
|4||HCUC – Harrow College & Uxbridge College||3103|
|5||Hereford Sixth Form College||2774|
|7||South Thames College||2476|
|8||The WKCIC Group||2438|
|9||Newham Sixth Form College||2224|
|11||South & City College Birmingham||2030|
|12||West College Scotland||1996|
|13||Farnborough Sixth Form College||1838|
|14||Grŵp Llandrillo Menai||1745|
|16||The College of Richard Collyer||1640|
|18||West Nottinghamshire College||1568|
|19||New City College (cityuk-ebooks)||1478|
|20||Richard Huish College||1429|
Mergers: If your organisation has recently merged with another, ProQuest may not have the most current merger information and your merger may not be reflected in the usage data. Please check with ProQuest and request that they update your account to reflect the merger. Their e-book support contact address is: email@example.com
Top 20 titles in October 2020
|1||CACHE Level 3 Technical Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care||8052|
|2||CACHE Level 3 Child Care and Education : Early Years Educator||7179|
|3||BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 1||5916|
|4||BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 1 : For the 2016 specifications||5076|
|5||BTEC Level 3 National Health and Social Care : Student Book 1||3705|
|6||BTEC Nationals Applied Science Student Book 1||3631|
|7||CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner||3593|
|8||AQA A Level Biology (Year 1 and Year 2)||3589|
|9||BTEC Level 3 National Health and Social Care : Student Book 2||2127|
|10||BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 2 : For the 2016 specifications||2050|
|11||BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 2 : For the 2016 specifications||2004|
|12||AQA A-Level Business||1956|
|13||Anatomy and Physiology (5th edition)||1949|
|14||OCR AS/A Level Law Book 1||1726|
|15||AQA A-level Psychology Book 1 : For A-level Year 1 and AS||1640|
|16||Psychology : the Science of Mind and Behaviour, Fourth Edition||1631|
|17||Care in Practice Higher, Fourth Edition||1608|
|18||BTEC Nationals Information Technology Student Book||1563|
|19||CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care||1512|
|20||AQA A-Level Geography : For A-level and AS – Fourth Edition||1487|
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