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Providing access to publisher collections within the discovery tool

Jisc resource records The discovery tool provides access to a curated collection of resources for each of the digital capability framework areas (eg digital wellbeing, digital proficiency) and for specific activities relating to each of the question sets, such as teaching, library and learning resources and the student question sets. A selection of these resources […]

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Launch of new question set in discovery tool on accessibility and inclusion

We are delighted to launch a new question set for subscribers to our digital capability service. The questions focus on accessibility and inclusion and are aimed at staff working in educational institutions. This is very timely as institutions are working to meet the requirements of the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) Accessibility Regulations […]

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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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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 discovery tool: please give us your feedback!

Over the last few weeks we’ve been immersed in individual feedback on the experience of using the Digital discovery tool. This has meant some significant revisions to the content and format of the questions for staff, as described in an earlier post. As we are now at the end of the pilot we’ll be able to compare feedback […]

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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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Discovery tool: understanding the questions

We have just been through an interim analysis of feedback from staff users of the Digital discovery tool. Thank you for directing so many staff to complete the feedback form – 225 general staff and 150 teaching staff have done so already, and it has been an invaluable resource. The feedback so far has been very positive, […]

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Engaging users with the Digital discovery tool

There are only a few weeks to go before we wrap up this pilot phase of the the Digital discovery tool, but still time to get new users involved. Some pilot sites have finished engaging users and are now evaluating how things have gone, but others are still looking for staff and students to give the discovery tool a try. There are five […]

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Organisational data available

If you are part of our organisational pilot of the Digital discovery tool, you will now have access to your data dashboard with visual results from your staff users. Guidance for accessing and reading your data visualisations can be found here. There is also a collaborate webinar on Tuesday 17 April at 13:00 which will walk you through the […]

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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 […]