Category Archives: Digital capability

Digital discovery tool launched today

Originally posted on Jisc Building Digital Capability Blog .

Universities, colleges and independent providers that have signed up to pilot the Digital discovery tool will receive their access codes today. On this page you can learn more about the new Discovery tool, the Potential.ly platform, the different assessments available, and the guidance that will help you put it all into practice. Where we are … Read more

Beyond Metaphor: New Iterations of #JiscDigLead

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

co-authored by Donna Lanclos,  James Clay, and Chris Thomson It’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 more digital”, “Write a digital strategy”, […] Read more

Digital capability community continues to grow

Originally posted on Jisc Building Digital Capability Blog .

The second network event for our digital capability community of practice took place in Birmingham on 30 November 2017 with around 100 participants from over 54 colleges and universities coming together to share practice, exchange ideas and work together. The presentations, resources and Periscope recordings are available from our event page. The strong interest in … Read more

Reflections from the Jisc Online Workshop on Digital Identity and Wellbeing

Originally posted on Inspiring learning.

Last week, Esther Barrett, Rebecca Burningham and I delivered the first in a series of exciting new online workshops focusing on key areas of digital capability. Whilst the workshop is still fresh in my mind I want to share some of my reflections from the session (before breaking up for Christmas and taking on fresh …

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Getting started with digital – some thinking aloud

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

An academic recently approached me and said: “I have been doing things this way for a long time – I want to do some digital stuff, I am on Twitter, I use Facebook I have good skills in Office and Google, but how do get started with changing my teaching?” It got me thinking. We […] Read more

Digging deeper with the discovery tool

Originally posted on Jisc Building Digital Capability Blog .

We now have almost 100 organisations signed up to pilot the new Digital capability discovery tool. The new platform and content will be available to trial with staff from January to May 2018, and a student version will also be available in the trial period. If you’re not part of the pilot, you can still … 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

Designing for digital capabilities in the curriculum: what’s new?

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

When we launched the digital capabilities community of practice, a whole number of people signed up for a session on developing the curriculum. I noted some of the ideas that came out of that session, and I’ve been using it as a handy reference ever since. It’s no surprise that session was so popular – … 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