Author Archives: Lou McGill

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How HR teams support staff digital capability

Originally posted on Jisc Building Digital Capability Blog .

At the end of 2017 we began a short review into how Human Resources (HR) departments support staff to develop their digital capability. We developed an online survey and interviewed some of the respondents to try to capture a snapshot of current practice. Initial results The results of these activities confirmed our initial expectation that … Read more

Resources in the Digital discovery tool

Originally posted on Jisc Building Digital Capability Blog .

The Digital discovery tool provides links to a wide range of resources for each of the digital capability framework areas. The platform delivers these resources in two ways. Browse resources on your dashboard When people log-in to the tool they are presented with a tailored welcome page/dashboard offering appropriate assessments for them based on the … Read more

Participate in our study into how HR departments support staff to develop their digital capability?

Originally posted on Jisc Building Digital Capability Blog .

Would you like to contribute to a new Jisc study and shape future developments in this area? Jisc want to find out what HR departments are doing to support staff in dealing with the challenges and making the most of the opportunities offered by technologies? We are also keen to find out how confident HR … Read more

How are HR departments supporting staff digital capability?

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

We are about to start a short review of how Human Resources (HR)  departments in educational institutions support staff with the development of their digital capability. HR departments in universities and colleges increasingly recognise the need to contribute towards supporting staff to respond to challenges and opportunities offered by technologies. In 2016 their annual conference … Read more

#OLsuccess day 4: round up

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Today we asked people how they feel about different kinds of online learning. We wanted to ask this question to find out about some of the emotions experienced as online learners – both positive and negative. We had some great contributions to the discussion forum today with people identifying what they like: “researching topics for end of course … Read more

Review into online learners’ expectations and experiences of the digital environment

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

We are pleased to announce the next phase of this work as we begin a review into online learners’ expectations and experiences of the digital environment. The scope of the study is broad and will consider a wide range of online learners in HE, FE and the skills sector. The review will run from March … Read more

Demonstrations at DigiFest

Originally posted on Scaling up online learning project blog.

This week at Jisc DigiFest Heather Price will be demonstrating the new Scaling up online learning guides and the Online learning readiness tool. The three guides provide a comprehensive overview of what institutions need to consider when scaling up online or distance learning. The first guide Scaling up online learning helps you consider which model/s are appropriate … Read more