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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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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 […]

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Digital capability Discovery tool Framework

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 […]

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Digital capability Get involved

Participate in our study into how HR departments support staff to develop their digital capability?

Would you like to contribute to a new Jisc study and shape future developments in this area? Jisc want to find out what HR departments are doing to support staff in dealing with the challenges and making the most of the opportunities offered by technologies? We are also keen to find out how confident HR […]

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Digital capability Framework

Designing for digital capabilities in the curriculum: what’s new?

When we launched the digital capabilities community of practice, a whole number of people signed up for a session on developing the curriculum. I noted some of the ideas that came out of that session, and I’ve been using it as a handy reference ever since. It’s no surprise that session was so popular – […]

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Digital capability Get involved

How are HR departments supporting staff digital capability?

We are about to start a short review of how Human Resources (HR)  departments in educational institutions support staff with the development of their digital capability. HR departments in universities and colleges increasingly recognise the need to contribute towards supporting staff to respond to challenges and opportunities offered by technologies. In 2016 their annual conference […]

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Piloting the digital capability discovery tool: six new institutional stories

Earlier this year 14 universities and colleges took part in a pilot of our digital capability discovery tool (beta). The discovery tool has been designed to support individuals and managers in a range of roles by helping them to identify and reflect on their current digital capabilities and make plans to improve these using a […]

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Discovery tool – what we learned and where we go next

From February until June this year, fourteen institutions ran a pilot of Jisc’s digital capabilities discovery tool (beta) with members of staff. If you are interested in joining an open pilot of a new version of the discovery tool, you can sign up on behalf of your institution here. A quick recap on the discovery […]