Category Archives: Events

What does it mean to be digitally capable?

Last week I had the pleasure of co-presenting a seminar organised by Emma Thompson at the University of Liverpool with my colleague, Esther Barrett, on what does it mean to be digitally capable? The event was an excellent opportunity to showcase Jisc’s digital capability framework, which comprises of the following six key elements: When we … Read more

Focusing on Digital Capability in Manchester

Last week I was in Manchester for ALT-C 2015, the biggest learning technology conference in the UK with over 500 delegates. This is the event where learning technologists, heads of elearning and TEL descend to find out and share what’s new. There was lots of discussion and chatter about digital capabilities and the digital capability … Read more

Jisc Digital Leaders Programme

The Jisc Digital Leaders Programme is linked strongly to the work being done in Jisc Digital Capabilities and will aim to give leaders tools and ideas to help in making best use of digital in both their own practice and in leading their teams. Helping them to increase the digital capability of their organisation. The … Read more

Raising awareness of our digital capabilities work

It’s been a busy few weeks. I’ve been speaking about the new ‘six elements of digital capability’ framework at several events including the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event , EdTech15 in Ireland, the Jisc Learning and Teaching Experts’ group, the Standing Conference on Academic Practice and the Acadamic Practice with Technologies conference at Greenwich … Read more

Spotlight on digital capabilities

UCISA’s Spotlight on digital capabilities conference provided two days tucked away in Media City, Salford, with excellent speakers and delegates, to talk about a topic very much top of my agenda at the moment. The event covered both staff and student capabilities, and the inter-relationships between the two, and attracted interested delegates from a wide … Read more

What does the digitally capable institution look like? – Digifest session

Jisc and UCISA jointly ran a workshop yesterday at Jisc Digifest: What does the digitally capable institution look like? Gillian Fielding and Rebecca McCready from UCISA presented some of the key findings from last year’s digital capability survey. In addition to the points made in Gillian’s blog post, I was struck by the range of … Read more

Project areas emerging from the digital capability consultation

The initial consultation phase of the digital capability challenge ran from June to September 2014, and included individual interviews with codesign partners and other stakeholders, from which solutions ideas were distilled and uploaded to an open voting platform. Over 120 users posted over 450 votes and 60+ comments in a two-week period. The top 9 … Read more