Category Archives: Digital capability

Designing for Digital Capabilities in the Curriculum

Originally posted on Inspiring learning.

Scott provides an overview of Jisc resources showcased at the recent Connect More events to support digital capability. These resources complement the ‘Curriculum Confidence: Deigning Digital Capabilities in the Curriculum’ sessions at Connect More and are aimed at curriculum staff wishing to embed digital into programmes of study.

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Get involved in shaping the Jisc digital capability service

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

Would you like to help shape the digital capability service that Jisc will be launching in late 2018? We would love to hear your views on what would make the service most useful to you and what you would expect to find there. As the various strands of the Jisc Building Digital Capability project are … Read more

Online language – Why do we need to teach it?

Originally posted on Inspiring learning.

This the fifth in a series of blogs looking at online language… What is it? How is it being used? Why do we need to teach it? Here Esther looks at why we need to teach online language as part of digital capability and basic literacy.

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Let’s Go Digital!

Originally posted on Inspiring learning.

News about Scott’s recent attendance at the CoLRIC event ‘Let’s Go Digital!’ celebrating how libraries are successfully creating a digital culture and are supporting teaching and learning with the digital literacies agenda.

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Strategy is multimodal

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

One of the things I hear working with leaders in organisations is “I need to write the <insert term> strategy” — it doesn’t actually matter which strategy it is, or what flavour of a strategy it is. When you start working at a certain level, you have to start writing strategies, or parts of strategies; […] Read more

Our new Community of Practice sets sail

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

More than 90 digital capability specialists and enthusiasts came together for the launch of our Community of Practice at the University of Aston last week. Delegates heard from Sarah Knight about the resources Jisc has developed for the community, including the new Developing organisational approaches to digital capability online guide launched last week. But this … Read more

Online language – How are communities using it?

Originally posted on Inspiring learning.

This the fourth in a series of blogs looking at online language… What is it? How is it being used? Why do we need to teach it? Here Esther looks at how online communities use language characteristics and conventions as part of their identity.

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Launch of new digital capability community and new guide to developing organisational approaches to digital capability

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

Technological change and evolving digital capabilities – how can we keep up? Digital know-how (Beetham, 2015) is an acknowledged asset to our future economy (House of Lords select committee on digital skills, 2015) that is changing the way we work, communicate and conduct our personal business. The sustained rate of growth in digital innovation and … Read more

Digital professionals in education: an update

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

As part of the framework project in 2015 I was lucky enough to have conversations with key people in many of the professional organisations in UK HE and FE. It was great to find so much interest in the six elements model and so many different ideas for embedding it into practice. In addition to … Read more

Of fiendish patches, and absent developers. An update to the previous post.

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

Last week I wrote a short story “Next Gen DLEs and Coach C on 15:11 from Cheltenham”. It recounted my struggles with the Crosscountry Trains on-board booking system, and  documented a series of failures and usability errors, both online and face-to-face. When I tweeted it, and cc’d @crosscountryUK for comment – they did kindly get […] Read more