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Joint building digital capability and digital experience insights community of practice

An exciting opportunity for staff and leaders in higher or further education who are responsible for developing the digital environment and the digital capability of students and staff in their organisations.

  • One day
  • Online
  • Free

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About

This is an exciting opportunity for staff and leaders in higher or further education who are responsible for developing the digital environment and the digital capability of students and staff in their organisations to come together to share:

  • Practice, ideas and issues around enhancing student, staff and organisational digital capability.
  • Approaches to gathering students and staff expectations and experiences of technology.

It's also an opportunity to hear more about our building digital capability and digital experience insights services and understand how these might help you to meet your goals.

  • Meet other like-minded professionals and develop new, beneficial connections
  • Through the learning opportunities and sharing of best practice, you will be able to implement improvements in your workplace
  • Impact the wider agenda and be part of future planning of Jisc services
  • Be part of organisations that continue to evolve, improve and innovate
  • Learn how to make the best use of key Jisc products and services that can help transform your organisational digital capabilities

Who should attend?

  • Staff and leaders with a role and an interest or remit for enhancing the digital capability and digital experience of staff and students across their organisations in higher education, further education or skills.

Contact

For further information, please contact events@jisc.ac.uk

Programme

Welcome and introductions

  • Kathryn Heywood, head of product and service delivery, business intelligence and data and content, Jisc

Sustainable approaches to organisational digital capability development

The session will cover the context of Keele university and our ambitions for digital capability development, with a focus on how we intend to develop this sustainably using a framework to structure engagement with staff communities across the organisation. This includes how we are using data collected from both the Digital Experience Insights survey and the Discovery Tool. There will be opportunity for discussion and sharing of practice during the session.

  • Matt Street, senior lead, digital education projects, Keele University

Break

Update on service enhancement for building digital capability service

  • Paulette Makepeace, head of digital capability, Jisc
  • Becki Vickerstaff, senior consultant (HE), Jisc
  • Andrew McFadyen, senior consultant (FE), Jisc
  • Alun Bowen, product owner, Jisc

Community discussion and workshops (choice of one)

Breakout room one: The building digital capability roadmap

Making transition to v2 easier
Tips to support discovery tool engagement
No promises … but could you?

Presenters:

  • Becki Vickerstaff, senior consultant, Jisc
  • Andrew McFadyen, senior consultant, Jisc
  • Paulette Makepeace, head of digital capability, Jisc
  • Aun Bowen, product owner, Jisc

Breakout room two: Analysing your digital experience insights survey data

Preparing and presenting your data using the PowerPoint templates and a discussion on approaches to analysing your qualitative data

Presenters:

  • Mark Langer-Crame, senior analyst, Jisc
  • Clare Killen, senior consultant, Jisc
  • Laura Didymus, consultant, Jisc

Lunch

Community member stories

A short but diverse journey plus an invitation to explore digital capabilities in a systemic way

In this session Irina will summarise Surrey's journey so far with the Jisc digital capability service. This includes a student-staff partnership project as part of a foundation programme and creating resources for the University's Curriculum Design Review. The presentation will finish with an invitation to explore how we can engage with digital capabilities in a more systemic way.

  • Irina Niculescu, digital learning design and development manager, University of Surrey

Influencing organisational culture and individual mindsets on the path to digital capability

  • Lucy Bamwo, digital capabilities training managers, University of Hertfordshire
  • Samantha Clarkson, digital capabilities training managers, University of Hertfordshire

Embedding building digital capabilities into staff induction

  • Grace Cooper, digital learning leader, Lakes College

Overcoming common challenges to implementing digital capability and experience initiatives

A panel of community members share their approaches to overcoming common challenges in implementing building digital capability and digital experience insights

  • (Chair) Paulette Makepeace, head of digital capability, Jisc
  • Jim Judges, senior academic technologist, University of Warwick
  • Maurice Mark Boland, senior lecturer and digital skills development lead, academic affairs, Technology University Dublin
  • Amy Wilson, digital learning advisor, North East College Scotland

Final Q&A

Close

Resources

Presentation slides: Introduction and running order

Presentation slides: Sustainable approaches to organisational digital capability development

Matt Street, Senior lead, Digital education projects, Keele University

Watch a recording of Matt's presentation

Presentation slides: JISC BDC and DEI community of practice

Irina Niculescu, Digital learning design and development manager, University of Surrey

Watch a recording of Irina's presentation