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Strategies to support your digital wellbeing whilst adapting to online delivery

During these unprecedented times, you are showing remarkable resilience to adapt. Within days of full lockdown, strategic plans were being rolled out across the UK to move learning online and ensure that students could still access their learning. At Jisc we haven’t underestimated the scale of this challenge. The stress and additional burden on you […]

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Support for teaching online and for those supporting off-campus students

As we all grapple with the challenges of working remotely, we thought it worth sharing a small selection of the freely available online resources and some free training courses Jisc is offering in the next few weeks. 5 resources to support teaching online The volume of free resources on the internet is wonderful – but […]

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Exploring digital wellbeing

Our work so far Last year we revised our definition of digital wellbeing to broaden it and reflect how complex this area is.  We also launched two briefing papers: One aimed at practitioners – it explores different aspects of digital wellbeing and includes actions that individuals can take to improve their digital wellbeing; One aimed […]

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Building digital capability community of practice – November 2019

I’m pleased to be able to share the presentations from our most recent Building digital capability community of practice event held on the 27th November in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh. Please see our event page for the full agenda and summaries of each session. Please see links to the presentations below: Welcome and […]

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Defining digital wellbeing

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the term “digital wellbeing”?  For some it might be email overload, fake news, fitness tracker bands or the Google app that lets you “see a complete picture of your digital habits and disconnect when you want to”.  There are many connotations, bringing […]

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Looking ahead to ALT-C 2019: Data dialogue and doing

In my role as head of change for student experience at Jisc, ALT-C is one of conferences I look forward to the most each year. The conference offers a valuable opportunity to find out about current practice in universities and colleges, and to learn about some of the challenges associated with technology-enhanced learning. Each year, […]

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Speaking loudly with a foreign accent – defining digital capability

Introduction Thank you to Alistair McNaught, subject expert for accessibility and inclusion, for this guest blog post.  I was struck by Alistair’s comment in a recent training event about the importance of accessibility and inclusion being considered as an integral aspect of digital capability. This really struck a chord as our digital experience insights survey reports […]

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Register now for the digital capability community of practice – 21 November 2018

We are delighted to be working in collaboration with the University of Hertfordshire to jointly run this event, which will take place at on 21 November 2018 at the Fielder Centre. This event is our fourth community of practice event for staff and leaders responsible for developing digital capability in their organisations. 18 months on […]

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Building digital capability service now launched

We have had a busy summer preparing for the launch of our new building digital capability service and we would like to share with you some updates from the team. Next Community of Practice event Registration is now open for our next Community of Practice event, running on Wednesday 21st November at the University of […]

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Using Discovery tool data to refine the questions and scoring

Thanks to the aggregate data we are getting from our first pilot users, we have been able to compare the median scores for each of the questions asked, and look at some other stats across the different assessments. We were pleased to see from the first data returns that ‘depth’ and ‘breadth’ questions produce the medians we would expect, […]