Tag Archives: JISC

New JISC Developing Digital Literacies briefing paper

The JISC e-Learning team are pleased to announce a new briefing paper as part of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme. This is available in PDF format and can be downloaded from the following link: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/publications/briefingpapers/2012/developing-digital-literacies.aspx Many thanks to Sarah Payton (@notyap) for her efforts in pulling this together. Read more

[VIDEO] JISC Developing Digital Literacies projects’ updates

(click here if video not embedded!) At last week’s JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme meeting, funded projects were asked to produce a short video showing their progress to date. These were excellent as can be seen by viewing them via the video playlist above! Project blogs can be found at http://bit.ly/jiscdlblogs. (note that Greenwich’s video … Read more

[RECORDING] A History of Digital Literacy in the UK and EU

We were delighted to last week welcome Tabetha Newman and Sarah Payton to run a free, public webinar as part of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme. In addition to being able to watch the recording within Blackboard Collaborate, we’ve also exported the webinar as video and audio files along with the chat transcript. You … Read more

JISC Developing Digital Literacies projects blog roundup

Digital literacy vs. Information literacy In an interesting post on Reading’s Digitally Ready blog, Helen Hathaway notes that ‘digital literacy’ often has a functional skills definition: Much of the discussion on “digital literacy” seems to look at the plumbing of digital tools rather than the quality of the information flowing through them, or the nuts … Read more

Guardian live chat: Developing digital literacies in Higher Education

Last Friday a number of those involved with the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme participated in a Guardian live chat online event. Comments are now closed, but it’s worth going through the whole transcript. Some highlights are included below. Helen Beetham, a consultant for the JISC Digital Literacies programme commented: It’s easy to get hung … Read more

Book now: Outcomes from JISC-funded ALLE project session

After the success of the Visitors and Residents session before Christmas, we’re excited to announce another equally-exciting (and free!) session for which booking is now open. Lyn Greaves from the University of West London will share the findings of the JISC-funded ALLE project. The session will run from 14:00 on Friday 20th January 2012 and … Read more

Assessment and Feedback – new JISC programme underway

The JISC Assessment and Feedback programme was launched in October and projects are now well underway. The programme is focused on supporting large-scale changes in assessment and feedback practice, supported by technology, with the aim of enhancing the learning and teaching process and delivering efficiencies and quality improvements. There are three programme strands with projects … Read more

Upcoming (free!) webinars

As part of the following JISC e-Learning programmes we shall be running several webinars that are free and open to interested parties: Assessment and Feedback Developing Digital Literacies Curriculum Design Course Data OER The list below gives a flavour of what will be available, but do check often the JISC e-Learning Webinars calendar (also linked … Read more

Highlights from Theme 2 of Innovating e-Learning 2011: Learning in transition

If you have not been able to take part, highlights from the sixth JISC Online Conference are recorded here. Opening keynote: Mike Sharples, Professor of Educational Technology at the Open University, challenged delegates to distinguish between hype and reality when navigating the future of technology-enhanced learning and teaching. Open practices and learning analytics will prompt … Read more