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Building digital capability and digital experience insights community of practice event – 17 November 2020 The joining of two established communities of practice for building digital capability (opens in new tab) and digital experience insights (opens in new tab) services has brought new energy to the drive to transform the digital environment and the digital […]

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University of Newcastle (Australia): creating and implementing a digital capabilities framework for students

A guest blog posting from Ruth Cameron, digital capabilities project officer (library), University of Newcastle (Australia)     Background A few years ago, our University Library was included in a discussion about a new education framework for the institution. One of our staff members indicated that digital capabilities weren’t specifically mentioned, and so the library […]

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Our first joint (and online) building digital capability and digital experience insights community of practice

“An interesting, informative, and practically focused event” Our first joint building digital capability and digital experience insights community of practice was originally due to be a face-to-face event kindly hosted by the University of Northampton at their Waterside Campus. Unfortunately, that was not to be, but Rob Howe, head of learning technology at the University […]

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Re-thinking the importance of developing student digital capabilities in a post Covid-19 world

A guest blog post from Laura Hollinshead, learning technologist at University of Derby   During the full lockdown the government asked us to work at home where possible with remote working becoming the norm for many people. A recent Office for National Statistics (ONS) survey has suggested that 45% of adults in employment said they […]

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Support for teaching online and for those supporting off-campus students

As we all grapple with the challenges of working remotely, we thought it worth sharing a small selection of the freely available online resources and some free training courses Jisc is offering in the next few weeks. 5 resources to support teaching online The volume of free resources on the internet is wonderful – but […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Register now for the digital capability community of practice – 21 November 2018

We are delighted to be working in collaboration with the University of Hertfordshire to jointly run this event, which will take place at on 21 November 2018 at the Fielder Centre. This event is our fourth community of practice event for staff and leaders responsible for developing digital capability in their organisations. 18 months on […]

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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 […]