- Help staff to integrate innovative technologies to enhance their teaching programmes
- Share innovation and good practice through facilitating an active community
- Evaluate the impact of enhancements on the student learning experience
- Develop and pilot ways to enhance and develop learning through innovative technologies
Therefore, a question for us is, to what extent is it being used, and our people engaged with it?
So, back to the questions at the start? Well, a quick review of Google Analytics indicates people are engaging with the blog. A fuller picture is evident from:
We are seeing an increase in absolute visitors per month, with over 670 in September 2011. It is encouraging to see the return rate (vs new visitors) is nearly 50%. Therefore, over the year, one out of every two visits was someone returning to the blog. In terms of where these people are located, we are clearly focussing on our region (which is want you'd expect), with the vast majority of people accessing the resource from Ipswich, London or Norwich. Interestingly, we do have an increasing international following, with the people in the USA, Brazil and France regularly being in the top three locations. This international dimension is evident from the image, which indicates we have had visitors from all over the world