Online learning – doing it quickly due to COVID 19

Due to several people having to rush towards online learning and teaching I thought it may be useful to do a post drawing together some of the work I've done in the past that is freely available and might be helpful. Doing it thoughtfully Online learning and teaching is not something to do quickly - to do it well it [...]

Digital wellbeing

One of my favourite jobs last year was carrying out a Jisc funded preliminary study on digital wellbeing. I worked with Heather Price and Alicja Shah from Jisc on this study. The study looked at existing literature and definitions -  see this library on Zotero if you are interested to see which reports, articles and resources were included. The study [...]

Accessibility and inclusion

I have been working as a consultant with the Jisc digital capabilities team for the last couple of years as they developed the digital capabilities service. One if the elements of the service is the discovery tool which I have written about before. The discovery tool offers a series of question sets for staff and students which aims to get [...]

Jisc discovery tool

For the last year or so I have been working with Jisc colleagues and fellow consultants Helen Beetham and Tabetha Newman on a very large scale pilot of the Jisc discovery tool. Jisc Building digital capability service The discovery tool is part of the Jisc building digital capability service which has just launched as a new Jisc service. The whole service is aimed [...]

Human resources teams supporting digital capabilities

I just completed some work for Jisc with my partner Tim Gray to carry out a short review into how Human Resources (HR) departments support staff to develop their digital capability. The original intention was to capture a snapshot of current practice through a survey and interviews. How HR teams support staff digital capabilities HR teams in FE and HE institutions work across several areas [...]

Digital leadership course launched

I have already written about the work I did for the Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) programme. The online course in digital leadership has just been launched Adoption of C-DELTA in a country will help determine the level of digital education leadership skills in its educational institutions and provide a national benchmark for planning and budgeting to help [...]

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