What apps do you use in your teaching? Share them with Jisc

The Student Experience team at Jisc is running a short campaign (until the end of June) to capture how teaching staff in the UK are using their favourite desktop, web or mobile apps in their learning, teaching and assessment practices. … Continue reading

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From digital literacy to digital capabilities

It sometimes seems that one has barely got to grips with one term before another comes along to refine or replace it. This has been the case with the terms ‘digital literacy’ and ‘digital capabilities.’ The former has (surprisingly!) been … Continue reading

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Oxford-Jisc survey on databases for hosting research findings

The IT Services Research Support team, in conjunction with Jisc, is currently running a short survey to look at the development of research databases in UK higher education. They are specifically interested in understanding how researchers themselves construct and use … Continue reading

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Jisc visions consultation

Jisc is a not-for-profit organisation for digital services and solutions which champions the importance and potential of digital technologies for education and research in the HE, FE and skills sectors. In consultation with a number of other bodies it has … Continue reading

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Jisc Digifest 2016

Jisc’s next digital festival will take place 2-3 March 2016 at the ICC Birmingham. A celebration of the power of digital, delegates will able to debate and consider the critical issues affecting digital, hear more about what’s on the horizon, and be … Continue reading

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Planning a sustainable way to collect feedback and data on digital systems and services

Over recent years interest in, and concern with, ‘student engagement’ and the ‘student experience’ have come to the fore across the higher education sector. For its part, the learning technology community has been exploring the digital aspects of students’ experience, … Continue reading

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Open Data Mashup Day: “Enhancing the Student Journey”

Universities UK in partnership with the Open Data Institute and digital technologies charity Jisc are launching a challenge to developers in universities and the digital industries to produce a demo of a mobile app that uses open data to help … Continue reading

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#Jisc50social: Two Oxford members in the top 50 HE social media influencers

JISC have announced a list of the 50 most influential higher education professionals using social media. The final line-up features an impressive mix of academics alongside vice-chancellors, librarians and IT and support staff. Congratulations to our two Oxford members Kate Lindsay … Continue reading

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