Category Archives: Events

Digital wellbeing design sprint session @ Digifest

Heather Price   At the recent Digifest conference we ran a digital wellbeing design sprint session. This one-hour workshop was aimed as an introduction to the design sprint methodology and incorporated a focus on a particular wellbeing issue experienced by many, ‘email overload’. We thought that combining the design sprint and an issue in the … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

Our new Community of Practice sets sail

More than 90 digital capability specialists and enthusiasts came together for the launch of our Community of Practice at the University of Aston last week. Delegates heard from Sarah Knight about the resources Jisc has developed for the community, including the new Developing organisational approaches to digital capability online guide launched last week. But this … Read more

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

Digital Capability and Human Resources

It’s not often I get to talk about digital capabilities with senior Human Resource managers. Especially not over champagne and a cream tea at the Grand Hotel in Brighton. But someone has to take on the tough assignments, and a glance at the theme of this year’s Universities HR conference (hopefully) explains what I was … 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