Author Archives: James Clay

Digital Pedagogy Lab

Over on a domain of his own, Lawrie has been posting about his attendance at the Digital Pedagogy Lab on Prince Edward Island and has written a series of blog posts about the event and what he learnt and experienced and the relevance to digital capability. Red Roads and Connectivism http://lawriephipps.co.uk/?p=8157 Digital Pedagogy Lab: Prince … Read more

Effective digital leadership

There is an opportunity to take part in our new four-day Jisc digital leaders programme. Become a digitally-informed and empowered leader and learn how to help your organisation respond more effectively to technology-driven change. 4 – 5 October and 17 – 18 October 2016 Burleigh Court Conference Centre, Loughborough Booking now open Over two residential … Read more

Talking about digital capability

I recently delivered a short presentation to the Staff Development Forum London Regional Group meeting on the Jisc work that is taking place around building digital capabilities. I first started discussing what we understand by digital capability and how important it is to have a shared understanding. I find it interesting how different individuals and … Read more

Go do Twitter

We know that staff who use tools such as Twitter are more likely to be able to understand the nuance of a tool such as Yammer or Slack. Those who don’t will probably struggle. The solution is not go do Twitter, but to realise that when introducing new tools, if you have an understanding of … Read more

Building digital capability in the library

LILAC 16 Keynote by James F Clay CC BY-NC 2.0 Last week I was in Dublin for the LILAC 2016 Conference. This international conference, is the Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference. LILAC is organised by CILIP’s Information Literacy Group. The LILAC committee is made up of a team of information professionals from all aspects of … Read more

Anonymity and identity

Following on from my post about posts across the web on identity, James Davis, Jisc’s Information Security Manager provided the following blog post which expands on the topic. With increased awareness of state surveillance schemes, people are looking towards cryptographic technologies such as tor and bitcoin as a perceived means to regain a degree of … Read more

Digital anonymity

One of the six elements of digital capability as outlined in our published framework is digital identity Across the web on various blogs, there have been some interesting articles and views on identity. I really started to engage with the web in 1997 and back then the default behaviour was to be mainly anonymous or if you … Read more

It’s a question of style

In applications such as Word and Powerpoint you have styles. In online tools such as WordPress and Moodle you also have styles. Reflecting on your own capability in using styles in applications, would you consider yourself to be: Proficient Confident Competent Aware Unaware Your response to this question provides a real insight into your actual … Read more