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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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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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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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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 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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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 capabilities at Digifest: reports from Brighton, North Lindsey and Nottingham

We were at Digifest in Birmingham last week to launch the new and updated Digital capability resources, including a brand new series of organisational case studies and a synthesis report on their experiences. Key players from three of our case study institutions were there with us on Tuesday to speak about their experiences. Fiona Handley […]

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Digital capabilities framework: an update

This is the first in a series of posts to bring you up to date with developments on the Digital capabilities Framework and associated resources from Jisc. Each post will start with a list of resources so you can go straight to those links if you prefer. New/updated resources in this blog post: Digital capabilities […]

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Digital capability profiles for different roles

This is the second post in our rolling update on the Building digital capabilities challenge and associated resources from Jisc. New and updated resources in this post: Teacher profile for further education and skills Teacher profile for higher education Library and information professional profile Learning technology professional mapping Leader profile Learner profile Researcher profile In […]

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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 […]