Monthly Archives: May 2012

Learning Videos

Online Video/ Teaching and learning fellowship On 24th May 2012 the first of a series of studies took part at London College of Fashion for a fellowship project studying the impact of online learning videos. These are notes taken from … Continue reading

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Project Plan for a new Open Educational Practice Unit at UAL

The ultimate aim of this project is to develop a new 10 credit Open Academic Practice unit in UAL’s Continuing Professional Development Framework (CPDF).  The CPDF is a modular programme which includes PGCert (HEA accredited PSF D2), PGDip and MA … Continue reading

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Workshop 2, part 1 – training on how to do a video elevator pitch

The second workshop in the video presentation skills training follows on from the first workshop, Workshop 1, part 1 – filming one minute video pitches without training. For this element of the video presentation skills training, we collaborated with Student Enterprise … Continue reading

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Workshop 2, part 2 – exercises to practice video presentations

After the elevator pitch training from SEE outlined in the blog post Workshop 2, part 1 – training on how to do a video elevator pitch, we did some exercises to put these skills into practice. Participants got into pairs … Continue reading

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Q.7 Should UAL evaluate digital skill levels of staff and students?

Summary of feed back from students who interviewed students Q.7 part of Six students in Six colleges Result of this survey (please see more details below) Yes = 34 No = 36 Wimbledon College of art (7 participants) Yes: 5 Yes … Continue reading

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Learning Studio Workshop in using Digital & Social Media for Teaching and Learning -17.00-19.00 Thursday June 7th

What: Learning Studio Workshop in using Digital and Social Media for Teaching and Learning Where: Room M401, on the 4th floor of  the Media Block, London College of Communication When: 17.00-19.00 Thursday June 7th If you plan to attend or … Continue reading

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DIAL project update: Strategic Development SMT 22 May 12

DIAL project update: Project manager Chris Follows Strategic Development SMT 22 May 12 DIAL presentation to the Strategic Development SMT. Project The DIAL project (Digital Integration into Arts Learning) Programme Funding Dates Two year JISC funded digital literacies (DL) programme100k … Continue reading

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Defining UAL’s strengths

I’ve been thinking  about UAL’s strengths as a provider of Arts Higher and Further education, and apart from the obvious (our size, the range of specialisms in one university, being in London, and the amazing students and staff we attract … Continue reading

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DIAL project 2-minute video update

A video overview of the DIAL (Digital Integration into Arts Learning) project part of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme – http://dial.myblog.arts.ac.uk/ The video can be downloaded via process.arts – http://process.arts.ac.uk/content/dial-project-2-minute-video-update The DIAL project (Digital Integration into Arts Learning) a … Continue reading

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DIAL Interim Report – Outcomes and Lessons Learned – April 2012

Outline any changes to practice brought about or influenced by the activities described in section two or by use of the deliverables described in section three. Project related: DIAL project or programme? (The DIAL project was always going to be … Continue reading

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

Great (simple) definition of digital literacies: Not about using particular technologies, but about particular practices that we want students [and staff!] to use and allowing them to find the tools. [How do we support them in doing so?] A components … Continue reading

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DIAL are hiring! myblog.arts blogger/researchers and/or drupal users

The DIAL project are looking for students or staff who are confident myblog.arts bloggers and/or drupal users for minimum of 6 days each, to be employed via ArtsTemps (from May to Sept, some weekdays, evenings, weekends and work from home … Continue reading

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Web Literacy Skills

Thought this work by Mozilla is very inline with the DIAL objectives. http://erinknight.com/ ………prepare people for participation and contribution in today’s (and tomorrow’s) digital society and global economy. Webmaking skills can set up an approach to life in general that … Continue reading

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Self Regulated Learning

This course concentrates on the role of Self Regulated learning (SRL) and has been produced by the Responsive Open Learning Environments (ROLE) project. Overall, the ROLE project provides tools and services that enable learners to build their own technology-enhanced learning environment … Continue reading

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