Author Archives: Clare Killen

About Clare Killen

Content curation manager, Jisc building digital capabilities service and digital experience insights service

Sharing a transformational approach to practice-informed TEL

We are delighted to bring this guest blog post to you from Chris Melia, senior learning technologist at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) about the work of Chris, and his colleague Kevan Williams in developing their innovative DigiLearn programme. The technology enabled learning and teaching team at the university uses the Jisc digital capabilities … Read more

Speaking loudly with a foreign accent – defining digital capability

Introduction Thank you to Alistair McNaught, subject expert for accessibility and inclusion, for this guest blog post.  I was struck by Alistair’s comment in a recent training event about the importance of accessibility and inclusion being considered as an integral aspect of digital capability. This really struck a chord as our digital experience insights survey reports … Read more

Guest blog post from Non Scantlebury, Academic Engagement Manager, The University of Hertfordshire: our co-host and organiser for the 4th Jisc building digital capability community of practice event held on 21 November 2018

For those that were able to attend the Jisc building digital capability community of practice event held at the University of Hertfordshire last month, we were treated to a veritable feast of activities going on across our further education (FE) and higher education (HE) sectors on the theme of ‘digital skills and capabilities’! The insightful … Read more

Digital capability community continues to grow

The second network event for our digital capability community of practice took place in Birmingham on 30 November 2017 with around 100 participants from over 54 colleges and universities coming together to share practice, exchange ideas and work together. The presentations, resources and Periscope recordings are available from our event page. The strong interest in … Read more

Piloting the digital capability discovery tool: six new institutional stories

Earlier this year 14 universities and colleges took part in a pilot of our digital capability discovery tool (beta). The discovery tool has been designed to support individuals and managers in a range of roles by helping them to identify and reflect on their current digital capabilities and make plans to improve these using a … Read more

Launch of new digital capability community and new guide to developing organisational approaches to digital capability

Technological change and evolving digital capabilities – how can we keep up? Digital know-how (Beetham, 2015) is an acknowledged asset to our future economy (House of Lords select committee on digital skills, 2015) that is changing the way we work, communicate and conduct our personal business. The sustained rate of growth in digital innovation and … Read more