Author Archives: Sarah Davies

Co-design challenge: How can we use data to improve teaching and learning?

Welcome to the summary of the #codesign16 discussion on data-driven improvements in teaching and learning. We will be using this blog to collate feedback and post summaries of the discussions happening in various forums during the consultation phase. So please come here to see how the discussion develops and add your views. Comment below, or … Read more

Jisc guides and resources on technology-enhanced learning

If you’re interested in finding out more about any of the areas mentioned in the technology-enhanced learning session at Jisc’s Connect more events, try some of the guides and resources listed below. Enhancing the student digital experience Developing successful student staff partnerships Jisc NUS TSEP Benchmarking the student digital experience Using technology to support employability … Read more

Spotlight on digital capabilities

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

UCISA’s Spotlight on digital capabilities conference provided two days tucked away in Media City, Salford, with excellent speakers and delegates, to talk about a topic very much top of my agenda at the moment. The event covered both staff and student capabilities, and the inter-relationships between the two, and attracted interested delegates from a wide … Read more

What does the digitally capable institution look like? – Digifest session

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

Jisc and UCISA jointly ran a workshop yesterday at Jisc Digifest: What does the digitally capable institution look like? Gillian Fielding and Rebecca McCready from UCISA presented some of the key findings from last year’s digital capability survey. In addition to the points made in Gillian’s blog post, I was struck by the range of … Read more

Data literacy: challenges and approaches

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

One area of digital capability which has been flagged up as a key challenge at the moment is around data literacy for both staff and students. Although data literacy is most closely associated with information literacy, it cuts across many of the different areas of digital literacy. For example, in the model we use in … Read more

MOOCs and more: teaching, learning and responding to student demand.

I was recently asked to speak at an event on MOOCs and technology-enhanced learning. I was part of a panel discussing what we can learn from MOOCs to apply to technology-enhanced learning, and how to support technology-enhanced learning more generally. This is something I could happily discuss for hours, so it was something of a … Read more

Project areas emerging from the digital capability consultation

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

The initial consultation phase of the digital capability challenge ran from June to September 2014, and included individual interviews with codesign partners and other stakeholders, from which solutions ideas were distilled and uploaded to an open voting platform. Over 120 users posted over 450 votes and 60+ comments in a two-week period. The top 9 … Read more