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Active Learning in the Digital World

Active learning is the opposite of passive listening. Esther explores some key teaching methods and a range of digital tools and techniques to help.

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Good practice Reflections

Bins and recycling – digital skills are essential

Esther talks to Jamie and Vinnie who are loaders for RCT Waste Services. Digital Skills are becoming more important in their jobs as they collect more data on their rounds.

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Looking after yourself – digitally.

In response to Jisc’s revised definition of digital wellbeing Scott explores what this means to him. Examples from across the sector are included as well as useful links to Jisc’s developing work in this area.

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Myths and Misconceptions Reflections Reimagining teaching and learning

Innovation is all about keeping up with the tech, right?

What does it mean to “innovate”? Just because you’re using “innovative” technologies doesn’t automatically mean you are being innovative yourself. Conversely, you don’t need to use cutting edge technology to transform your practice in innovative ways. It’s tempting to think that in the field of education technology, if you’re not keeping up with the latest […]

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Digital Pursuits – playing the digital capability game!

Scott provides an update on EMFEC’s Technology for Learning network. Jisc’s work on digital capability and student insights were key themes as well as gamifying digital capability.

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Digital capability: arrival or evolution?

Chris and colleague Shri Footring presented a workshop at December’s AoC Create comference in London about staff digital skills and adapting to constant change. Here Chris outlines how thinking about “conscious competence” can give a window on the activities leaders can encourage to support this in their organisation.

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Curriculum Confidence comes to Belfast!

Scott provides an overview of the latest run of the Curriculum Confidence workshop in Belfast. This one day workshop explores how to build confidence when designing and delivering a digital curriculum that will prepare students to learn successfully in digital settings, and thrive in a digital world.

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Video – Developing your organisation’s digital capability

In Octber we’ll be running the latest version of Jisc’s Digital Leaders Programme in Exeter. It’s our first time running it in the South West of England. I want to give you a sneak peak of something we cover in it. I’ve been lucky enough to be part of the programme since it’s very early […]

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Troll spotting – a beginner’s guide

Chris reflects on a swelteringly hot workshop in London over the Summer helping researchers make the most of social media. Here he takes one aspect of the workshop, dealing with trolls online, and highlights some possible reasons for it and mitigating steps.

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Events Reflections

#ConnectMore18 highlights

Reflections on the workshops provided by the Student Experience Subject Specialist team on the recent run of Connect More events.