#JISCDigLit Meeting Storify

[View the story “#JISCDigLit October 2012” on Storify] #JISCDigLit October 2012 The project: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/developingdigitalliteracies. Originally created lunchtime, with further tweets added evening. Storified by Dr Bex Lewis · Tue, Oct 16 2012 14:13:57 See [email protected]: #jiscdiglit You can see this morning’s slides here: http://www.slideshare.net/hbeetham/diglitprogmeetingintro-oct12” on ‘international convergence’Sarah Cousins RT @dajbelshaw: Catching up with #jiscdiglit stuff thanks to @drbexl’s expert Storify action! http://bit.ly/WjxitDmike lane RT @johnigoeuk: @digitalfprint Sure thing :-). Social Media Handbook available here: http://www.vitae.ac.uk/CMS/files/upload/Vitae_Innovate_Open_University_Social_Media_Handbook_2012.pdf Continue Reading →

#JISCDigLit with ODHE

This morning I ran a session with the Organisational Development in HE Group, a group in which there’s quite a lot of fear and skepticism about technology – but they’re open to discussions/engaging: Becoming Digitally Literate Organisational Developers. ODHE October 2012 from Bex Lewis Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. Continue Reading →

#JISCDigLit Storify

[View the story “#JiscDigLit” on Storify] #JiscDigLit Knowledge Exchange Day for JISC Digital Literacies Programme Storified by Dr Bex Lewis · Wed, May 16 2012 05:32:42 This is the formal page for the project Developing digital literacies : JISCOverview Many learners enter further and higher education lacking the skills needed to apply digital technologies to education. As 90% of… Videos from the range of projects: Programme Meeting (May 2012)YouTube This is the particular project that Continue Reading →

Guardian Article #jiscdiglit

Picked up by the Guardian: First define what you mean by digital literacy: The definition I most frequently use is this one: digital literacy = digital tool knowledge + critical thinking + social engagement. Then it’s worth knowing its main characteristics: • It supports and helps develop traditional literacies • It’s a life-long practice • It’s about skills, competencies and critical reflection on how these skills and competencies are applied • It’s about social engagement Top tips Continue Reading →

JISC Digital Literacies programme: A history of Digital Literacy in UK & EU #JISCDigLit

Sarah Payton & Tabetha Newman http://elearningprogs.jiscinvolve.org/wp/ http://www.timmuslimited.co.uk/ The EU describes it as digital competency.  Lots of debate about what it is, but if we’re talking policy at institutions, it’s important to know what you are seeking to implement. Recommended books: Jones, R. & Hafner, C. Understanding Digital Literacies: A Practical Introduction. 2012 Carrington, V.A. & Robinson, M. Digital Literacies: Social Learning and Classroom Practices 2009 Lankshear, C. & Knobel, M. Digital Literacies: Concepts, Policies and Practices 2008 Continue Reading →

Interesting Presentation re #jiscdiglit (via @dajbelshaw)

Technology, determinism and learning: exploring different ways of being digitally literate View more PowerPoint from Martin Oliver So many discussions, so little time… Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…