Improving the visibility of UK online courses

Originally posted on Scaling up online learning project blog.

As part of the project’s work into investigating how the visibility of accredited UK online courses could be improved, LiveWork were commissioned to undertake research to understand user and institutional needs around this, and also to identify the value of a directory of UK online courses. They found that (for potential online students): Decision making … Read more

Impact, impact, impact

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

Over the last few weeks quite a few resources, links and videos have landed on my desk. Well I say desk, but it’s desk as in virtual desktop, as in e-mail inbox, Twitter and Google+. There are some traditional guides, inspiring videos, clever ways of describing how to use various tools for CPD, new tools, … Read more

Institutional or organisational digital capability

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

So far the project has been working on a digital capability framework for individuals. I have been reflecting on what and how we could define a digitally capable organisation. The framework, diagnostic tool and online offer are very much in line with individual digital capability, and as was mentioned to me in a discussion, an … Read more

Vendors start work on assignment interoperability in IMS

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

For the past couple of months, vendors such as TurnItIn, Blackboard and Elucian, as well as a number of UK Universities, have been working on a solution for assignment interoperability in the IMS Assignment Task Force.   This is highly relevant for the Jisc’s Electronic Management of Assessment (EMA) project, because it holds the promise […] Read more

Framing the Jisc Digital Leadership Programme

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

“Understand your own practice, identify where you want or need to develop, build the capability in you and your team.” This may seem like common sense, but often we don’t take the time to really reflect on what we do and how we do it. This can be especially true when it comes to digital … Read more

Register now for SEDA accredited Jisc Institutional Change Leader award

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

Our second pilot of the SEDA accredited Jisc Institutional Change Leader award starts on on Monday 19 October 2015 for 5 months. This free CANLearn course is part of Jisc’s Change Agents’ Network, a network of staff and students working in partnership to support curriculum enhancement and innovation with technology. About the course The course … Read more

Jisc Digital Leaders Programme

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

The Jisc Digital Leaders Programme is linked strongly to the work being done in Jisc Digital Capabilities and will aim to give leaders tools and ideas to help in making best use of digital in both their own practice and in leading their teams. Helping them to increase the digital capability of their organisation. The … Read more

Launch of Digital Student Skills Study

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

We are delighted to launch phase 3 of the Digital Student project which will be exploring skills learners’ expectations and experiences of the digital environment. The scope of the study covers work based learning (including apprenticeships), adult and community learning and offender learning – a broad canvas. The study will build on the approaches used … Read more

Developing assessment practice with holistic feedback

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

One of the outcomes of the EMA co-design project is the interest in holistic feedback on assessment. It’s clear to a lot of people in the sector that it’d be beneficial for learners, markers, tutors and others if assessment took in a complete view of a learner’s journey, and if feedback engaged the learner better, and also […] Read more