digital skills

Augmented Reality: “the ultimate display” guest blog post from Dr Mike Hobbs

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A blog created with Dr Mike Hobbs, Visiting Research Fellow, CEL. “If the task of the display is to serve as a looking-glass into the mathematical wonderland constructed in computer memory, it should serve as many senses as possible.” Sutherland, I. Augmented Reality: “the ultimate display” re-edited with permission in www.wired.com (2009) Available electronically:  https://www.wired.com/2009/09/augmented-reality-the-ultimate-display-by-ivan-sutherland-1965/… Read more »

The rise of the digital: Linkedin highlights its role in talent development

Staying relevant in the age of automation is what respondents said to the Linkedin workplace research that offers the backdrop to this years report on workplace learning. 68% of those surveyed preferred to learn at work when developing their digital skills, and expect their employers to create the space for this to happen. And ensuring… Read more »

Broadband Commission: Working Group on Education/ Digital Skills for life and work

From the executive summary: A continuum of ‘digital skills’ Digital technologies now underpin effective participation in key areas of life and work. In addition to technology access, the skills and competencies needed to make use of digital technology and benefit from its growing power and functionality have never been more essential. … Countries are increasingly seeking… Read more »

HE policy update for the w/e 1st September 2017

We continue our series of summer updates focussing on themes rather than news with a look at learning gain.  We have updates on the Industrial Strategy Bell review of Life Sciences, and an update on the TEF from UUK. Learning Gain Learning gain has become a potential hot topic for universities over the last year… Read more »

Skills learners’ expectations and experiences of technology Jisc Webinar 23 November

Dear colleagues,   We would like to invite you to participate in our Jisc webinar on learners’ expectations and experiences of the digital environment in apprenticeships, adult and community learning and prisons taking place online on Wednesday 23 November at 13:00 – 14:00.   The webinar offers an overview of the key findings from the… Read more »