Category Archives: Institutional capability

Guest post from Chris Melia, Learning Technologist, University of Central Lancashire. DigiReady: Equipping our students for the modern workplace

Chris is a Learning Technologist, working directly with UCLan’s Faculty of Health and Wellbeing as digital lead. Currently an MIE Expert, MIE Trainer and Microsoft Certified Educator – Chris is an active member of the Microsoft community, regularly contributing and advocating the use of technology solutions in education. He played a key role 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

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 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 … Read more

Case studies: journeys towards digital expertise

New and updated resources in this post: Case studies: Anglia Ruskin University: A digital literacy framework for staff and students Bournemouth University: A new vision for learning University of Brighton: Digital literacies in professional development and the curriculum Epping Forest: Unleashing student creativity Glasgow Caledonian University: A focus on flexible curriculum design Hillcroft College: Small … Read more

Digital capabilities: a whole-organisation approach

New and updated resources in this post: Developing digital capability: an organisational framework Digital capability case studies: synthesis report Developing digital capability in your organisation: briefing paper Developing digital capability in your organisation: poster. In 2009/10, through its Learning Literacies for a Digital Age (LLiDA) project, Jisc first flew a flag for what has become … Read more

Impact, impact, impact

Over the last few weeks quite a few resources, links and videos have landed on my desk. Well I say desk, but it’s desk as in virtual desktop, as in e-mail inbox, Twitter and Google+. There are some traditional guides, inspiring videos, clever ways of describing how to use various tools for CPD, new tools, … Read more

Institutional or organisational digital capability

So far the project has been working on a digital capability framework for individuals. I have been reflecting on what and how we could define a digitally capable organisation. The framework, diagnostic tool and online offer are very much in line with individual digital capability, and as was mentioned to me in a discussion, an … Read more