Three emerging insights from the Digital discovery pilot

Originally posted on Jisc Innovation in Further Education and Skills.

Co-authored by Clare Killen Over one hundred universities, colleges and other providers are piloting the Jisc Digital discovery tool in the UK and overseas. The design of this tool encourages individuals to reflect on and develop their digital capabilities. It provides a summary of their self-assessment in response to nuanced question prompts as well as suggestions … Read more

Three emerging insights from the Digital discovery pilot

Originally posted on Jisc Building Digital Capability Blog .

Co-authored by Clare Killen Over one hundred universities, colleges and other providers are piloting the Jisc Digital discovery tool in the UK and overseas. The design of this tool encourages individuals to reflect on and develop their digital capabilities. It provides a summary of their self-assessment in response to nuanced question prompts as well as suggestions … Read more

How HR teams support staff digital capability

Originally posted on Jisc Building Digital Capability Blog .

At the end of 2017 we began a short review into how Human Resources (HR) departments support staff to develop their digital capability. We developed an online survey and interviewed some of the respondents to try to capture a snapshot of current practice. Initial results The results of these activities confirmed our initial expectation that … Read more

Discovery tool: understanding the questions

Originally posted on Jisc Building Digital Capability Blog .

We have just been through an interim analysis of feedback from staff users of the Digital discovery tool. Thank you for directing so many staff to complete the feedback form – 225 general staff and 150 teaching staff have done so already, and it has been an invaluable resource. The feedback so far has been very positive, … Read more

14th UK Learning Analytics Network meeting, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham 12 June 2018

Originally posted on Effective Learning Analytics.

Jisc’s next learning analytics network meeting is in Cheltenham at the University of Gloucestershire on 12th June 2018. These popular events comprise a range of presentations and discussion sessions – and an opportunity to network with colleagues involved in learning analytics projects at other institutions. The theme for this meeting is “Beyond Retention”, we will … Read more

Time to analyse and present your tracker data

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

  UK trackers are now closed, and we can confirm we’ve collected over 39,000 responses from around 90 UK institutions. That’s almost double last year’s response rate and number of institutions engaged. After all the hard work of engaging students, we know that data analysis can seem daunting. That’s why this year we want to make it really … Read more

Engaging users with the Digital discovery tool

Originally posted on Jisc Building Digital Capability Blog .

There are only a few weeks to go before we wrap up this pilot phase of the the Digital discovery tool, but still time to get new users involved. Some pilot sites have finished engaging users and are now evaluating how things have gone, but others are still looking for staff and students to give the discovery tool a try. There are five … Read more

#CAN18 resources

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

The Change Agents’ Network conference at the University of Winchester on 19 and 20 April was an opportunity for staff and students to share their experiences in organised sessions as well as many informal ways; the breaks and meals in the warm sunshine encouraged us to sit and talk.  The conference was excellently organised and … Read more

Analytics lab: teaching quality benchmarks

Originally posted on Effective Learning Analytics.

Exciting new Jisc Learning Analytics opportunity At our most recent network event in Edinburgh, Michael Webb and I introduced ‘Learning Analytics Labs’. An experiment to see whether we can use selected learning analytics data to improve mandatory data returns and performance metrics. This is your opportunity to get involved in an initial exploration to improve teaching quality metrics. We want to explore … Read more