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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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Digital capability Discovery tool

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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Digital capability Framework

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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Digital capability Institutional capability Leadership Staff student partnerships Training and Development

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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Digital capability Discovery tool Events Framework Institutional capability

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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Digital capability Events

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, […]

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Digital capability Discovery tool

Three emerging insights from the Digital discovery pilot

Co-authored by Clare Killen Over one hundred universities, colleges and other providers are piloting the Jisc Digital discovery tool in the UK and overseas. The design of this tool encourages individuals to reflect on and develop their digital capabilities. It provides a summary of their self-assessment in response to nuanced question prompts as well as suggestions […]

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Digital capability Framework

How HR teams support staff digital capability

At the end of 2017 we began a short review into how Human Resources (HR) departments support staff to develop their digital capability. We developed an online survey and interviewed some of the respondents to try to capture a snapshot of current practice. Initial results The results of these activities confirmed our initial expectation that […]

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Digital capability Discovery tool

Resources in the Digital discovery tool

The Digital discovery tool provides links to a wide range of resources for each of the digital capability framework areas. The platform delivers these resources in two ways. Browse resources on your dashboard When people log-in to the tool they are presented with a tailored welcome page/dashboard offering appropriate assessments for them based on the […]

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Digital capability Discovery tool Framework

Piloting the Digital discovery tool with students

While our current pilot projects have been getting the Discovery tool into the hands of staff, we’ve been working behind the scenes on the student version. We’re pleased to say that this is user testing well, with students particularly keen on the detailed final report. We’ll be promoting this more positively to learners as the […]