Tag Archives: JISC

Introducing James Clay and Lawrie Phipps #altc

This year I am attending ALT-C 2016 in Warwick and along with my colleague Lawrie Phipps will be running a workshop on the Wednesday looking at digital capabilities and organisational mapping. Digital technologies are driving some significant changes in the world of work, and are deeply implicated in others. Effective use of digital technology by … Continue reading Introducing James Clay and Lawrie Phipps #altc Read more

Down the #altc road

Reading Maren Deepwell’s recent post about her #altc journey, it reminded me of the many conferences I have attended and like her the impact that they had on my life and professional practice. Going back to my experiences of my first ALT-C I was surprised I even went again! 2003 – Disappointment The first Association … Continue reading Down the #altc road Read more

Keynote at UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities

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

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