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  • Focus on data literacies and ICT proficiency: The importance of digital capabilities
    A “mistake” resulted in the “leak” of 780 e-mail addresses of patients who attended an HIV clinic in London. From the BBC News website. A London sexual health centre mistakenly leaked the details of nearly 800 patients who have attended HIV clinics, bosses have admitted. The 56 Dean Street clinic in Soho sent out the ...

  • Naming the ‘EMA toolkit’
    We’re starting to think about a name for our EMA toolkit, which will be the home for many of the outputs of this project (see previous blog post ‘Solution development is underway‘). So, as a bit of August Bank Holiday fun, if you have any suggestions please do add them into the mix – we’ve […]

  • Improving the visibility of UK online courses
    As part of the project’s work into investigating how the visibility of accredited UK online courses could be improved, LiveWork were commissioned to undertake research to understand user and institutional needs around this, and also to identify the value of a directory of UK online courses. They found that (for potential online students): Decision making ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Vendors start work on assignment interoperability in IMS
    For the past couple of months, vendors such as TurnItIn, Blackboard and Elucian, as well as a number of UK Universities, have been working on a solution for assignment interoperability in the IMS Assignment Task Force.   This is highly relevant for the Jisc’s Electronic Management of Assessment (EMA) project, because it holds the promise […]

  • Framing the Jisc Digital Leadership Programme
    “Understand your own practice, identify where you want or need to develop, build the capability in you and your team.” This may seem like common sense, but often we don’t take the time to really reflect on what we do and how we do it. This can be especially true when it comes to digital ...

  • Register now for SEDA accredited Jisc Institutional Change Leader award
    Our second pilot of the SEDA accredited Jisc Institutional Change Leader award starts on on Monday 19 October 2015 for 5 months. This free CANLearn course is part of Jisc’s Change Agents’ Network, a network of staff and students working in partnership to support curriculum enhancement and innovation with technology. About the course The course ...

  • 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 ...

  • Launch of Digital Student Skills Study
    We are delighted to launch phase 3 of the Digital Student project which will be exploring skills learners’ expectations and experiences of the digital environment. The scope of the study covers work based learning (including apprenticeships), adult and community learning and offender learning – a broad canvas. The study will build on the approaches used ...