Author Archives: elearningprogs

Assessment standard stimulates 250m investment

Assessment takes up a significant part of an academics time, particularly at this time of year. Over the past seven years Jisc has invested heavily in technologies to reduce the assessment burden on tutors and institutions. One area of investment has been to support the Innovation Support Centre, CETIS, to help lead on the development … Read more

New JISC Developing Digital Literacies briefing paper

The JISC e-Learning team are pleased to announce a new briefing paper as part of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme. This is available in PDF format and can be downloaded from the following link: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/publications/briefingpapers/2012/developing-digital-literacies.aspx Many thanks to Sarah Payton (@notyap) for her efforts in pulling this together. Read more

Crystallising Evaluation Designs – A Reality Check for Developing Digital Literacies

by Jay Dempster, JISC Evaluation Associate The JISC Developing Digital Literacies Programme team has been supporting its institutional projects to design and undertake a holistic evaluation. Projects are thinking critically about the nature, types and value of evidence as early indicators of change and several projects now have some useful visual representations of their project’s … Read more

[VIDEO] JISC Developing Digital Literacies projects’ updates

(click here if video not embedded!) At last week’s JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme meeting, funded projects were asked to produce a short video showing their progress to date. These were excellent as can be seen by viewing them via the video playlist above! Project blogs can be found at http://bit.ly/jiscdlblogs. (note that Greenwich’s video … Read more

[RECORDING] A History of Digital Literacy in the UK and EU

We were delighted to last week welcome Tabetha Newman and Sarah Payton to run a free, public webinar as part of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme. In addition to being able to watch the recording within Blackboard Collaborate, we’ve also exported the webinar as video and audio files along with the chat transcript. You … Read more

[RECORDING] Mozilla and web literacies

[slideshare id=12743732&doc=mozillawebmakers-120430061134-phpapp01] Last Friday we were privileged to have Erin Knight and Michelle Levesque from Mozilla run a free, public webinar as part of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme. In addition to being able to watch the recording within Blackboard Collaborate, we’ve also exported the webinar as video and audio files along with the … Read more

JISC on Air: Digital Literacy – delivering the agenda within colleges and universities

JISC has a series of bi-monthly ‘radio shows’ (podcasts) for busy senior managers called JISC on Air. These shows offer insight and inspiration by revealing the ways institutions address key challenges in learning, teaching and course management with the help of digital technologies. The latest episode of JISC on Air features people and projects involved … Read more

[PRESENTATION] Improving Digital Capability through Digital Literacies

Doug Belshaw presented at the PELeCON conference informing delegates about the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme. His presentation can be found below: [slideshare id=12572720&doc=improvingdigitalcapabilitythroughdigitalliteracies-120417081940-phpapp02] Download the handout from the session here. Read more

Book now: two further (free!) JISC Digital Literacies webinars

After the very successful Digital Residents and Visitors webinar last December and the Outcomes from JISC ALLE project in January, we are delighted to announce two further public webinars: Mozilla and web literacies (27 April 2012) A history of Digital Literacy in UK & EU (4 May 2012) Book now! (and please do share via … Read more

[RESOURCES] JISC at the AUA conference 2012

Myles Danson is a JISC Programme Manager involved in the Associations strand of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme. At this week’s conference for the Association of University Administrators (AUA) he ran a session with JISC infoNet Director Patrick Bellis. The session featured a section entitled What skills do we need for the digital age? … Read more