The Heads of eLearning Forum (HeLF) is a network of senior staff engaged in promoting, supporting and developing technology enhanced learning (TEL). We have 140 nominated Heads from UK higher education institutions and a regular programme of well attended events.

10 Nov 2016

39th HeLF Meeting: Digital Skills and Scholarship

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Our 39th meeting - Digital Skills and Scholarship - was held at UCL on Tuesday 8th November and was attended by 47 delegates. The day included talks from a wide variety of speakers from both within and outside of the HeLF community.

Digital capabilities: the six elements ©Jisc CC BY-NC-ND

Presentation slides are available to download, with additional links below.

  • Digital Skills and Scholarship - Martin Oliver, IoE, UCL.
  • Building Digital Capability - Sarah Davies, Jisc. Digital Capability Discovery Tool (Public Beta)
  • Digital Capability and Teaching Excellence - Helen Parkin & Liz Austen, SHU. (QAA Report & Introductory Video)
  • The Role of the Library in Supporting Digital Literacy - Leo Appleton, UAL.
  • SAILing at UEA - Alicia McConnell, UEA.
  • Digital capabilities all round: completing the circle with DiSC - Sam Thomas, OU.
  • Brighton’s Digital Literacies Framework - Barbara Newman

We also received an update from Elaine Swift, NTU about the UCISA TEL survey, including the TEL case studies (PDF) released this week and an opportunity to provide feedback on the survey.

The meeting also featured pleas for help, in particular for candidates for the upcoming steering group elections in January and for speakers for the next two meetings:

  • Learning Spaces - Thursday 16th March, University of Birmingham.
  • Learning Analytics - Wednesday 7th June, Newcastle University.