Monthly Archives: April 2015

Jisc Teaching + Learning Experts Working group session

Some reflections about the learning and teaching experts event tackling the digital student project at Jisc

My canvas


Today I went up to Birmingham to attend (for the first time) to the 34th meeting of this group. The topic today: Developing employability, this project is of course linked to Building digital capability.

Initial ideas to share are:

  • How can HE engage in developing ways in which students can articulate the skills they learn throughout their degree for their future employability.
  • Students articulating their own development, a self-directed process or self determined as Blashke, Lisa would prefer to say? Look it up here and here is their community of practice, worth looking at.
  • What does maturity look like in students in relation to their digital skills? This can also be related to the self-determined learning
  • It should be a learner centre approach where students need to reflect and write about the evidence of their digital skills acquired throughout their university learning
  • Digital technology enhances employability, therefore there…

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What makes a digitally fluent learner?

A Personal Cyberinfrastructure |

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Institute for the Future

46 Years and Counting …

The Institute for the Future has 46 years of forecasts on which to reflect. We’re based in California’s Silicon Valley—a community at the crossroads of technological innovation, social experimentation, and global interchange. Founded in 1968 by a group of former RAND Corporation researchers with a grant from the Ford Foundation to take leading-edge research methodologies into the public and business sectors, IFTF is committed to building the future by understanding it deeply.

Take a look at their web page, there are interesting reads and infographics about the future

Social Networking with a purpose

Self-Organisation, emergence + constraint in complex natural systems

The IFTF: The Network Matter

Technology Horizon Research. Ideas about the future

Complexity + Information –> Emergence + Self-Org