Author Archives: Helen Beetham

About Helen Beetham

I work as synthesis consultant on the JISC Curriculum Design programme, as well as advising on a number of other strands of the JISC e-learning programme. I work on a Digital Literacies project at the University of Exeter.

Why you should sign up for the 2017-18 Tracker!

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Last month we published a report from this year’s Student Digital Experience tracker project, representing the voice of 22,000 learners from across the UK. Findings from the project have attracted national and international interest, and we’re starting to see some exciting lessons about what makes a difference to the learning experience. But the main purpose … Read more

Our new Community of Practice sets sail

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

More than 90 digital capability specialists and enthusiasts came together for the launch of our Community of Practice at the University of Aston last week. Delegates heard from Sarah Knight about the resources Jisc has developed for the community, including the new Developing organisational approaches to digital capability online guide launched last week. But this … Read more

Digital professionals in education: an update

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

As part of the framework project in 2015 I was lucky enough to have conversations with key people in many of the professional organisations in UK HE and FE. It was great to find so much interest in the six elements model and so many different ideas for embedding it into practice. In addition to … Read more

Digital capabilities at Digifest: reports from Brighton, North Lindsey and Nottingham

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

We were at Digifest in Birmingham last week to launch the new and updated Digital capability resources, including a brand new series of organisational case studies and a synthesis report on their experiences. Key players from three of our case study institutions were there with us on Tuesday to speak about their experiences. Fiona Handley … Read more

Case studies: journeys towards digital expertise

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

New and updated resources in this post: Case studies: Anglia Ruskin University: A digital literacy framework for staff and students Bournemouth University: A new vision for learning University of Brighton: Digital literacies in professional development and the curriculum Epping Forest: Unleashing student creativity Glasgow Caledonian University: A focus on flexible curriculum design Hillcroft College: Small … Read more

Digital capabilities: a whole-organisation approach

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

New and updated resources in this post: Developing digital capability: an organisational framework Digital capability case studies: synthesis report Developing digital capability in your organisation: briefing paper Developing digital capability in your organisation: poster. In 2009/10, through its Learning Literacies for a Digital Age (LLiDA) project, Jisc first flew a flag for what has become … Read more

Digital capabilities framework: an update

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

This is the first in a series of posts to bring you up to date with developments on the Digital Capabilities Framework and associated resources from Jisc. Each post will start with a list of  resources so you can go straight to those links if you prefer. New/updated resources in this blog post: Digital Capabilities … Read more

Digital capability profiles for different roles

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

This is the second post in our rolling update on the Building digital capabilities challenge and associated resources from Jisc. New and updated resources in this post: Teacher profile for further education and skills Teacher profile for higher education Library and information professional profile Learning technology professional mapping Leader profile Learner profile Researcher profile   … Read more