Author Archives: Helen Beetham

Digital capabilities at Digifest: reports from Brighton, North Lindsey and Nottingham

We were at Digifest in Birmingham last week to launch the new and updated Digital capability resources, including a brand new series of organisational case studies and a synthesis report on their experiences. Key players from three of our case study institutions were there with us on Tuesday to speak about their experiences. Fiona Handley … Read more

Case studies: journeys towards digital expertise

New and updated resources in this post: Case studies: Anglia Ruskin University: A digital literacy framework for staff and students Bournemouth University: A new vision for learning University of Brighton: Digital literacies in professional development and the curriculum Epping Forest: Unleashing student creativity Glasgow Caledonian University: A focus on flexible curriculum design Hillcroft College: Small … Read more

Digital capabilities: a whole-organisation approach

New and updated resources in this post: Developing digital capability: an organisational framework Digital capability case studies: synthesis report Developing digital capability in your organisation: briefing paper Developing digital capability in your organisation: poster. In 2009/10, through its Learning Literacies for a Digital Age (LLiDA) project, Jisc first flew a flag for what has become … Read more

Digital capability profiles for different roles

This is the second post in our rolling update on the Building digital capabilities challenge and associated resources from Jisc. New and updated resources in this post: Teacher profile for further education and skills Teacher profile for higher education Library and information professional profile Learning technology professional mapping Leader profile Learner profile Researcher profile In … Read more

Digital Capability and Human Resources

It’s not often I get to talk about digital capabilities with senior Human Resource managers. Especially not over champagne and a cream tea at the Grand Hotel in Brighton. But someone has to take on the tough assignments, and a glance at the theme of this year’s Universities HR conference (hopefully) explains what I was … Read more

Framing digital capabilities for staff – deliverables

Now that these deliverables from the ‘framework’ project have been nicely designed by Jisc, I can share them with everyone who has been involved – and with those of you who are just interested to know more. Apart from the six elements themselves – which have been through an extensive process of consultation – the … Read more

Raising awareness of our digital capabilities work

It’s been a busy few weeks. I’ve been speaking about the new ‘six elements of digital capability’ framework at several events including the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event , EdTech15 in Ireland, the Jisc Learning and Teaching Experts’ group, the Standing Conference on Academic Practice and the Acadamic Practice with Technologies conference at Greenwich … Read more