Category Archives: digital capabilities

We once went there, it was nice…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

co-authored by Lawrie Phipps, Donna Lanclos, and Chris Thomson. Beyond Metaphor: New Iterations of #JiscDigLead t’s been three years since we ran the the first Jisc Digital Leaders Programme. During the programme we have have emphasised the need for leaders in education to model the behavioural change that they wish to see in digital. “Be … Continue reading We once went there, it was nice… Read more

“The digital leaders programme was immensely valuable…”

“The digital leaders programme was immensely valuable…” Deborah Millar, the IT director at Salford City College explains how we are helping to transform her world through digital. Deborah said of the Jisc Digital leaders programme, “it was immensely valuable… it was really reassuring to know that we were all encountering the same sort of things, whether we … Read more

News from the Building digital capability project team

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

Although it has been quiet on the blog recently, we have been busy behind the scenes with some new developments. We will also be starting a series of blog posts in March 2017, to launch a suite of resources to support colleges and universities with the development of digital capability of their staff and students. … Read more

Data, Quality Assurance and improving the Student Experience

Data is a fact of life for everyone in higher education. And there’s a lot of it. Among other things, there’s data about students, staff, estates and research. At a national level data turns into metrics, benchmarks and performance indicators. There are percentages, proportions, a standard registration population, headcounts and full person equivalents. Data–driven decision … Read more

Making the move from the radio…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

At the recent AELP Autumn Conference I was having a discussion about the challenges that online delivery can be for training providers and employers. Often they have excellent instructors and trainers who work well in face to face classroom situations. There is often an assumption that is made that because someone is excellent in face … Continue reading Making the move from the radio… Read more

Introducing James Clay and Lawrie Phipps #altc

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

This year I am attending ALT-C 2016 in Warwick and along with my colleague Lawrie Phipps will be running a workshop on the Wednesday looking at digital capabilities and organisational mapping. Digital technologies are driving some significant changes in the world of work, and are deeply implicated in others. Effective use of digital technology by … Continue reading Introducing James Clay and Lawrie Phipps #altc Read more

Engaging the invisibles

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Back at the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event at the end of May we had a discussion on the need for IT training teams. A casual question to a sector wide mailing list recently about what IT training teams are called resulted in a number of replies of Lynda.com! It seems that a number … Continue reading Engaging the invisibles Read more

Do we still need IT training teams?

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Back at the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event at the end of May we had a discussion on the need for IT training teams. A casual question to a sector wide mailing list recently about what IT training teams are called resulted in a number of replies of Lynda.com! It seems that a number … Continue reading Do we still need IT training teams? Read more

On the tech side…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

As some will now as well as talking about e-learning stuff, I also like to talk about the tech side of things too. Over the last few months I have been talking about things I have written about on this blog before. In my blog post Mobile WordPress Theme I have covered the update to … Continue reading On the tech side… Read more

Digital diversity – UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

I am currently at the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event here in Birmingham. I will be live blogging here on elearningstuff. Sue Watling from the University of Hull kicks off the second day of the conference. Her session is titled: Finding and minding the gaps; digital diversity in higher education She describes the session … Continue reading Digital diversity – UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities Read more