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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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Launch of effective online teaching discovery tool question set

The Jisc Building digital capabilities team are pleased to announce the launch of a new question set in response to the changing landscape faced by providers as a result of the Covid-19 global pandemic. Overview As a result of the pandemic, many further and higher education providers have been assessing their ability to deliver learning […]

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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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How the discovery tool can be used with students

The discovery tool is part of the Jisc  Building digital capability service which provides research-informed tools and resources to help staff and students thrive with their use of digital tools and services in their learning, at work and in personal activities. Several institutions are already receiving the benefits of subscribing to this service. If you […]

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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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Guest post from Chris Melia, Learning Technologist, University of Central Lancashire. DigiReady: Equipping our students for the modern workplace

Chris is a Learning Technologist, working directly with UCLan’s Faculty of Health and Wellbeing as digital lead. Currently an MIE Expert, MIE Trainer and Microsoft Certified Educator – Chris is an active member of the Microsoft community, regularly contributing and advocating the use of technology solutions in education. He played a key role in the […]

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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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Notes and presentations from the 3rd Digital capabilities community of practice event – 22 May 2018

The University of Leicester provided a great setting for our third community of practice meeting. With eighty five delegates participating in person and many more joining in online (using the hashtag #digitalcapability) this was one of our most vibrant and productive meetings to date. This is a brief summary of the event. All links to slides, […]