Author Archives: Sarah Davies

What next? Have your say!

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

We’ve been discussing the digital capability challenge with a number of stakeholders over the summer: directors of library services, directors of IT services, heads of e-Learning, learning technologists, those working with college principals, staff on the ground supporting universities and colleges with digital literacy work, researchers, heads of staff development, and lecturers. We’ve discussed current … Read more

What do we already know about this area?

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

We’re fortunate in this area to have a broad evidence base to build on, derived from previous work. A key part of the preparatory work for this codesign challenge is pulling together knowledge, evidence, resources and approaches from related projects so that we’re moving forward from a firm foundation and not reinventing wheels. In parallel … Read more

So what’s the challenge?

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

Jisc’s stakeholders have asked us to address the challenge of building capability in UK HE and FE to really make the most of digital technology at an institution-wide level. This would benefit leaders, staff and students and result in both efficiencies and enhancements. This challenge has emerged through the 2014 codesign process, and we are … Read more

Catch up with some of our recent work…

In case you haven’t already seen them, we have dedicated blogs for two of our current areas of work: on students’ expectations and experiences of the digital environment (Digital student), and on the electronic management of assessment. Posts from these blogs should be appearing here soon, but until then, visit those sites to see the … Read more

New resources to support developing digital literacies

We’ve produced two new online resources on developing digital literacies, based on the recent work of the Jisc-funded programme. The main resource is the Developing digital literacies infokit, which provides both the big strategic picture and some on-the-ground guidance on approaches to work in this area. It offers practical guidance on supporting the development of … Read more

Approaches to supporting change

It’s always nice when lots of things you’re working on come together, and I had a day like that today at the Jisc Learning and Teaching Experts group. Changing the learning landscape, digital literacies, and students as change agents were all on the agenda: all interesting areas in their own right, and particularly so once … Read more