Developing digital capability: digital communication and participation

Explore a range of tools and techniques to become a confident digital communicator.

  • Online
  • One standalone session, or part of a series of six themed courses
  • Two hours
  • £95 - £150 + VAT

This course will be held on

  • 04 March 2024

    • Online
    • 15:00 – 17:00


In this two-hour interactive online workshop, aimed at beginners, you will explore a range of tools and techniques to enable you to be a confident digital communicator and feel comfortable participating in professional/learning networks online.

By the end of the workshop, you will have a better understanding of what to consider when choosing the appropriate tools for communicating digitally. You will discuss the benefits and methods of participating, learning and sharing online. You will also receive a list of resources that you can use to continue your learning journey beyond the workshop.


  • Gain confidence and knowledge around digital communication and participation
  • Share good practice and learn from others
  • Take away materials and skills for further independent learning
  • Create ideas for activities to carry out with learners and/or staff members

Who should attend

This workshop is aimed at teaching practitioners, learning technologists, library and learning resource staff and professional services staff.

Training outcomes

  • Explore Jisc’s definition of digital communication and participation
  • Discuss different modes of online communication
  • Consider the privacy and digital footprint of different communication methods
  • Identify strategies for facilitating and participating in online networks/communities
  • Consider the carbon footprint of online communication


  • Jisc member - £95 + VAT
  • Non-member not-for-profit - £115 + VAT
  • Other organisations - £150 + VAT

Member types and VAT information

  • Jisc members - typically publicly funded FE, HE and research institutions
  • Non-members - Eligible local government, public sector, private/independent education providers and non-profit customers
  • VAT - is charged at 20% of the value of the service. If you are a member of Jisc’s VAT-exempt cost sharing group, and you are able to provide confirmation of the exact taxable/exempt use of the service, we will be able to reduce the amount of VAT chargeable to reflect the taxable business use proportion of the service only. This additional information is required as a result of a change to HMRC policy. Please contact if you require more information


For more information, email or phone 01235 822242.