Digital leaders – how do you engage your learners in developing the digital?

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Today I had the opportunity of facilitating 2 workshops at the Jisc Digital Leaders FE course in Bristol. Having attended the first half of this course a month ago, I was aware of the challenges and opportunities participants from FE and skills providers faced in developing their digital leadership skills and in turn influence the … Read more

Framing digital capabilities for staff – deliverables

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

Now that these deliverables from the ‘framework’ project have been nicely designed by Jisc, I can share them with everyone who has been involved – and with those of you who are just interested to know more. Apart from the six elements themselves – which have been through an extensive process of consultation – the … Read more

News from the first three learner focus groups: Skills Digital Student Study

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Posted on behalf of Giles Pepler,Skills Study Project Manager, and NIck Jeans,Senior Consultant (Learning Technology): During the past week we have run the first three learner focus groups and these have been interesting, varied and challenging. We’ve discussed the issues with a group of child care learners – largely school leavers – at InTouch Care … Read more

New Webinars for 2015-16

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

2 new Change Agents’ Network webinars are now confirmed for 24 November 2015 and 20 January 2016.  Full details (and shortly the link for registering) are on the Webinar page. 24 November 2015 – “What will a successful student-staff partnership look like in 2020?” Presentation, discussion and activities led by Peter Chatterton and Clare Killen. … Read more

Student digital experience data service consultation

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

On the 4th November 2015, we held a consultation meeting with staff and students representing 15 universities and 2 colleges, on the Jisc Student digital experience data service. This meeting builds on earlier consultations we have run, see previous blog post for further details. The outcomes from the meeting together with all the resources are … Read more

Experts group panel session

Originally posted on Scaling up online learning project blog.

Last week I joined an impressive line up of panel members for the Scaling up online learning panel session during the Learning and teaching practice experts group meeting that took place in the inspiring Studio venue in Birmingham. The panel session, chaired by Sarah Sherman (University of London), resulted in a really interesting discussion.  Questions for the … Read more

What does it mean to be digitally capable?

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

Last week I had the pleasure of co-presenting a seminar organised by Emma Thompson at the University of Liverpool with my colleague, Esther Barrett, on what does it mean to be digitally capable? The event was an excellent opportunity to showcase Jisc’s digital capability framework, which comprises of the following six key elements: When we … Read more

Online resource now available ‘Transforming assessment and feedback with technology’

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

As you all know we’ve been working on the development of an online toolkit to bring together examples, guidance and resources to support universities and colleges with their use of technology for assessment and feedback. We’re pleased to say that the first element of that suite of resources is now available, the ‘Transforming assessment and […] Read more

Institutional digital capability and digital fairy dust

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

“. .. from your perspective what are the institutional enablers and blockers when it comes to growing the digital capability of an organisation?” asked James Clay in a recent post on this blog. I rather flippantly posted a comment to James’s post saying “Culture is a big issue, but I think over reliance (or expectations) … Read more

Breaking new ground: Jisc and Digital Leadership

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

On Tuesday and Wednesday next week Leaders from Further Education and Skills come together in Bristol to pilot Jisc’s first Digital Leaders Programme, followed on Thursday and Friday by Leaders from Higher Education. This first residential is highly interactive, focusing on the individual digital capabilities of leaders and developing ways of assessing their own skill … Read more