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Building digital expertise in your organisation

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Chair: Lisa Gray, senior co-design manager, Jisc.

Speakers:

Helen Beetham, consultant
Ross Anderson, North Lindsey College
Fiona McNeil and Fiona Handley, Brighton University
Elaine Swift, Nottingham Trent University
Digital capabilities are key in enabling us to live, learn and work in a digital society. It is essential that organisations consider a holistic approach to developing the digital capabilities of all their staff and students.

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Building digital expertise in your organisation

  1. 1. Building digital expertise in your organisation
  2. 2. > >Slide Aims of workshop > To set our discussions of digital capability in context > To share a range of examples of approaches to developing organisational digital capability from both higher and further education > To highlight Jisc resources supporting organisational approaches to digital capability > To provide opportunities for discussion, questions and answers around challenges and solutions 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation2
  3. 3. > >Slide Overview > Context setting and overview > Helen Beetham > Hearing from our experts > RossAnderson, North Lindsey College > Fiona Handley and Fiona MacNeill, University of Brighton > Elaine Swift, NottinghamTrent University > Prioritising key questions for the panel > Plenary panel Q&A 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation3
  4. 4. > >Slide New for Digifest > Updated digital capability framework > Seven new or updated role profiles > Library and information professional > Learning technology mapping > FE teacher (and HE teacher, mapped to UKPSF) > Organisational approaches to digital capability > Audit tool and checklist, curriculum checklist > Organisational framework > Step-by-step model towards organisational digital capability > 14 case studies 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation All available from: http://ji.sc/building-digicap 4
  5. 5. > >Slide New for Digifest > Launching today > ‘Developing organisational approaches to digital capability’ print briefing > Coming soon > Detailed online guide > See project blog for updates on all new developments: https://digitalcapability.jiscinvolve.org 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation All available from: http://ji.sc/building-digicap 5
  6. 6. > >Slide Updates for Digifest > Digital capability discovery tool http://bit.ly/digcapdiscovery > Pilot phase > 15 institutions > February – June 2017 > Find out more about the tool and resources in our demonstration today at 2pm > Follow #digitalcapability onTwitter > UseTodaysMeet to share your questions and reflections: https://todaysmeet.com/digicap 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation6
  7. 7. > >Slide Helen Beetham Independent consultant 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation7
  8. 8. > >Slide Why is digital capability an agenda? » Student expectations of teaching staff » Student expectations of provision and support (e.g. access/inclusion) » Student employability, grad attributes, skills agenda » External surveys/metrics/inspection (TEF, NSS, OfStEd, KIS,Area Reviews…) » Course expansion, new learner markets » Organisational effectiveness » Zeitgeist (Jisc, QAA, UCISA, HEA, ETF…) 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation Definitions and terms in use Digital capability Digital fluency Digital literacy Digital skills… 8
  9. 9. > >Slide Background and timeline » Growing international awareness e.g. EU, UNESCO » Special initiatives in the UK e.g. FutureLab’s Digital Participation project,TRLP/TEL report on Digital Literacy, Jisc DDL programme: still a lack of coherence in strategy, and confidence in practice » 2014 more strategic approach: UK Govt Digital Inclusion Strategy, FELTAG; UCISA DC survey; QAA theme » 2015: ‘staff digital capability’ a top priority for Jisc stakeholders » 2016: DC Framework… » 2017: NMC Horizon Report; UK Govt Digital Strategy… 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation9
  10. 10. > >Slide 14 case studies in organisational practice » Interviews with key players » Questions on: › Definitions and frameworks › Leadership and strategy › Approaches to developing staff/students › Credit, recognition and reward › Developing a supportive infrastructure › Opportunities and challenges 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation10 Case studies and report available from: http://ji.sc/building-digicap
  11. 11. > >Slide What have we learned (1)? > Different drivers in different sectors: different change cultures and different levels of resource > Organisations need a mix of specialist skills (role-specific, some new roles) and a higher baseline of generic skills across all roles > Time and resource constraints; very high levels of restructuring and role change > Motivate and celebrate vs mandate and integrate > Embedded vs special initiatives – ‘embedded’ can be premature > A whole-organisation agenda: ‘not just the same organisation with more skilled people in it’ (Lincoln) 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation11 > >Slide
  12. 12. > >Slide What have we learned (2)? > Shared frameworks as conversation starters > Staff and/or students may be the early priority but usually the aspiration is across-the-board > Successful approaches depend on established culture, rules, roles and divisions of labour > Engage different teams;TEL, library/LR or ed/staff development often lead > Timeliness, and link with other agendas: ‘We felt that if we went through all the committees we would miss the moment, and we wanted to hit… the time when people were talking about it. (Project Lead, Open University) 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation12 > >Slide
  13. 13. > >Slide What have we learned (3)? 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation13 > >Slide ‘I think it’s always with us because innovation is always with us. It’s to do with confidence.You’ll always get some people more confident in engaging with new technology than others. And there is always going to be some requirement because the technology will change, and people will continue to need support to engage confidently with innovation.’ (Principal Lecturer, Brighton) ‘In my view digital capability is a key skill for the current and future of our young people. It is at the heart of transformation of learning and enables learners to maximise their success not only with their studies but throughout their life and work in the future.’ (CEO & Principal, EFC)
  14. 14. > >Slide North Lindsey College Ross Anderson, Elearning ambassador, North Lindsey College @rossthetechie 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation14
  15. 15. > >Slide Overview of Strategy >To maximize the use of technology to enhance teaching, learning and assessment >Develop, support and nurture staff skills >Add value to the learning experience >Increase staff confidence >Choosing the ‘right’ solution 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation15
  16. 16. > >Slide How we have engaged staff? >Bespoke toolkits >One to one support >Online courses – blended learning, mobile learning, >Skills cue cards/quick guides >Peer training sessions >External/internal events and trainers >Elearning champions >Team toolkits >App club >Digital blog >Jisc student data service >Blended learning standards >Online safety policy 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation16
  17. 17. > >Slide Digital personal development 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation17
  18. 18. > >Slide Digital personal development 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation18
  19. 19. > >Slide Next steps >DPD Go! Rolled out to all areas >Will be used to compare skills development in staff between curriculum areas >All staff will be able to achieve >Aim to integrate into new staff inductions A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence! 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation19
  20. 20. > >Slide jisc.ac.uk Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under CC-BY-NC-ND > > RossAnderson Elearning ambassador ross.anderson@northlindsey.ac.uk Twitter: @rossthetechie DPD Go! framework available at: http://content.northlindsey.ac.uk/dpdg o/dpdgo.pdf Further information 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation20Slide
  21. 21. > >Slide University of Brighton Fiona Handley, Senior lecturer in learning and teaching Fiona MacNeill, Learning technologies adviser 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation21
  22. 22. > >Slide University of Brighton’s Digital Literacies Framework >https://sway.com/JNiCxuPOHIi3evGd 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation22
  23. 23. > >Slide Creating the University of the future Elaine Swift, Digital practice manager NottinghamTrent University 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation23
  24. 24. 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisation 24
  25. 25. NTU Digital Journey 14 March 2017 25 Move Towards Digital Practice Support Changing the Learning Landscape Project – Digital Literacy as core competence Adoption of NTU Digital Framework Embedding of Framework and ongoing support
  26. 26. Move to Digital Practice 14 March 2017 26 VLE practices Learners are making informed choices about how they use technologies for learning, alone and with others, and developing flexible strategies in response to situational needs. They are literate and critically aware users of digital resources. skills Learners are developing technical skills and using them in a variety of learning contexts; increasing in confidence and expertise. Information skills and digital literacies are emerging through guidance and practice. creative appropriation Learners are creating their own learning environments and social contexts. They are active participants in communities of knowledge building and sharing. conceptions of learning with technology Social and emotional resources functional access Learners have access to relevant technologies, resources and services. Barriers to access such as cost and disability are actively addressed. Learners are not barred from accessing social and personal technologies without good reason. Technical support and reliable networks are available. Share point CRM MS Office Adobe Tools Audio Video Social Media MS Lync Office 365 Learning and Teaching Research Prof Services Leadership and Management Sharpe, Beetham & McGill (2009) Frameworks for developing digitally literate learners. Presented at ALT-C 2009. Extensive, Complex Intensive Simplified Primary focus ‘IT Team’ Digital Practice Team focus …Mobile
  27. 27. Digital Literacy as a key competence – Changing the Learning Landscape Outputs • There is a substantial amount of activity already happening at NTU. We need to celebrate our success more. • There is an opportunity to make digital literacy skills and competencies clearer for both staff and students focussed at the course level. • Ensure that the support available for staff and students is appropriate and ensure that it is clearly communicated across the institution • Foster a culture of innovative digital practice and reward and celebrate individual achievements 14 March 2017 27
  28. 28. Adoption of NTU Digital Framework 14 March 2017 28 Jisc Digital Capability Framework NTU Digital Framework Areas of Practice:  Information Literacy  Media Literacy NTU Digital Framework Areas of Practice  Information and communications technologies/ Computer Literacy NTU Digital Framework Areas of Practice:  Learning to Learn/ Becoming Self Supporting  Learning Technologies NTU Digital Framework Areas of Practice  Communication and Collaboration NTU Digital Framework Areas of Practice  Media Literacy  Learning Technologies  Communication and Collaboration NTU Digital Framework Areas of Practice  Communication and Collaboration  Digital Identity and Employability
  29. 29. Embedding of Framework within NTU0 14 March 2017 29 Curriculum Refresh Embedded throughout new PG Cert Academic Practice Collating Case Studies –examples of embedding Framework within Courses/Modules
  30. 30. > >Slide jisc.ac.uk Elaine Swift Digital practice manager, NottinghamTrent University elaine.swift@ntu.ac.uk 14/03/2017 Creating the University of the future30
  31. 31. > >Slide jisc.ac.uk Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under CC-BY-NC-ND > > Identify one takeaway action and one question for the panel UseTodaysMeet to share your questions and reflections: https://todaysmeet.com/digicap Questions for our panel 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisationSlide31
  32. 32. > >Slide jisc.ac.uk Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under CC-BY-NC-ND > > Lisa Gray Senior co-design manager lisa.gray@jisc.ac.uk Contact 14/03/2017 Building digital expertise in your organisationSlide32

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