Category Archives: UCISA

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

Building ICT Proficiency – 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. In this afternoon’s session, Kathryn Wenczek, and Silke Prodinger-Leong talked about online learning and digital capabilities – the theory and the reality. How do theory and reality for development of digital capabilities compare? … Continue reading Building ICT Proficiency – UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities Read more

Keynote at 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 and will probably post a more in-depth reflective piece on the digital capability blog later. Last year, just before I started as Project Manager for the Jisc Digital Capabilities project, UCISA ran their … Continue reading Keynote at UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities Read more

What does the digitally capable institution look like? – Digifest session

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

Jisc and UCISA jointly ran a workshop yesterday at Jisc Digifest: What does the digitally capable institution look like? Gillian Fielding and Rebecca McCready from UCISA presented some of the key findings from last year’s digital capability survey. In addition to the points made in Gillian’s blog post, I was struck by the range of … Read more

Digital capabilities in higher education: where are we now?

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

Digital skills crisis looming, peers warn screamed one of last month’s Times Higher Education’s headlines. The headline was about a Lord’s report Make or Break: The UK’s Digital Future. This report clearly states that if the UK does not grasp the digital agenda, and quickly, the nation will be doomed in the world-market place. It … Read more