Category Archives: training

“I don’t know how to use the VLE!”

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

A model of VLE embedding and development Despite many people talking about the death of the VLE over the years, the institutional VLE is still an important component of most colleges and universities offer in the online space. Whether this be supporting existing programmes of study, those offering a blended approach, or even for fully … Continue reading “I don’t know how to use the VLE!” Read more

Education is not the filling of a pail, but rather the lighting of a fire.*

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

It’s been over a month of events and workshops. I’m trying to reflect on all of the things that have happened; delivering a course in Manchester the morning after the tragic event of 22nd May, talking about Rhubarb as a metaphor for digital strategy in Southampton and about Digital Leadership in an age of supercomplexity […] Read more

It’s an extra, but does it need to be?

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Over the years I have spent a lot of time working with teachers helping them to embed digital technologies into their practice. I have also collaborated with colleges and universities and seen the strategies they use to embed digital. In an earlier post I described my journey and the approaches I have used for support … Continue reading It’s an extra, but does it need to be? 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

Focus on data literacies and ICT proficiency: The importance of digital capabilities

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

A “mistake” resulted in the “leak” of 780 e-mail addresses of patients who attended an HIV clinic in London. From the BBC News website. A London sexual health centre mistakenly leaked the details of nearly 800 patients who have attended HIV clinics, bosses have admitted. The 56 Dean Street clinic in Soho sent out the … Read more