Join the pilot of the Student/Learner digital experience tracker

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Pilot of the Student/Learner digital experience tracker Following feedback on the Digital Student Data service from the consultation events to date, expert input, and intensive testing of the questions with learners from HE and FE, we are now ready to pilot a beta version of the digital experience tracker with a small number of universities, … Read more

University of Winchester Student Fellowship Scheme Case Study Published

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

Posted on behalf of Clare Killen: The Student Fellowship Scheme (SFS) at The University of Winchester recruits and trains students to work on targeted educational development projects alongside academics and professional staff.  The SFS evolved from the Jisc-funded FASTECH project, a collaborative project involving staff and students at The University of Winchester and Bath Spa University that advanced  … Read more

Anonymity and identity

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

Following on from my post about posts across the web on identity, James Davis, Jisc’s Information Security Manager provided the following blog post which expands on the topic. With increased awareness of state surveillance schemes, people are looking towards cryptographic technologies such as tor and bitcoin as a perceived means to regain a degree of … Read more

Digital anonymity

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

One of the six elements of digital capability as outlined in our published framework is digital identity Across the web on various blogs, there have been some interesting articles and views on identity. I really started to engage with the web in 1997 and back then the default behaviour was to be mainly anonymous or if you … Read more

Working with the Heads of Educational Development Group

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

This is a write-up of a workshop I ran for HEDG in November (yes finally! I have been working with universities in Australia since then – more in a following post). It is always good to work with educational developers, a group of people who are alive to the need for teaching staff to develop … Read more

Skills sector project: Five more learner focus groups and some preliminary thoughts from these

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Posted on behalf of Giles Pepler,Skills Study Project Manager, and NIck Jeans,Senior Consultant (Learning Technology): In the run up to Christmas we ran five further learner focus groups: three in ACL and two at private training providers. The ACL learners included a large and lively group at Carmarthen and smaller groups in Leicester and Derby, … Read more

It’s a question of style

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

In applications such as Word and Powerpoint you have styles. In online tools such as WordPress and Moodle you also have styles. Reflecting on your own capability in using styles in applications, would you consider yourself to be: Proficient Confident Competent Aware Unaware Your response to this question provides a real insight into your actual … Read more

UK HE system requirements: invitation to suppliers to respond

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

Jisc and UCISA have been working with universities to develop a statement of requirements to help suppliers understand the needs of UK higher education in relation to the electronic management of assessment (EMA). We have created a template for suppliers to respond to those requirements to help universities better understand the ways in which particular […] Read more