Monthly Archives: June 2012

ARLIS annual conference DIAL slides

Slide presentation, the DIAL project Digital Integration into Arts Learning University of the Arts London. DIAL Project manager Chris Follows ARLIS Annual Conference 2012  29 June. Download powerpoint slide presentation also attached. Digital technology can enable us to capture, preserve, … Continue reading

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IT UAL and DIAL collaborations

Following my meeting with the Strategic Development SMT 22 May 12 Stephen Reid, Deputy Rector put me in contact with John Brown UALs director of IT. We had a very productive and long conversation about the digital at UAL. John … Continue reading

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Developing Digital Literacies PDF

Developing Digital Literacies The JISC Developing Digital Literacies Programme promotes the development of coherent, inclusive and holistic institutional strategies for developing digital literacies for all staff and students in UK further and higher education. This paper explores some of the … Continue reading

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My digital revolution

So it arrives, my new bit of kit. A bit of a school yard status symbol, I feel like the last kid at Academic Standards & Development Committee to get an iPad.  Will I make enough use of it to … Continue reading

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Case study: UAL OEP, process.arts and DIAL

DIAL and DIAL projects were discussed at this 60 minute presentation by Chris Follows (see part 2) who leads a presentation followed by discussion on UALs (University of the arts London) perspectives of developing open participatory education and social media … Continue reading

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UCU wary of lecture capture

Interesting perspectives on UCU being wary of lecture capture by stephen downes OLdaily. In some way UAL are way ahead of all this, in other ways we’re not, but I think we’re already thinking about the pros and cons and there’s … Continue reading

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Developing digital literacy: trial and error?

A JISC study has found that learners develop a variety of digital literacies often through a social trial-and-error process, without the direct support or advice of their educational institutions. Ben Showers, JISC programme manager, said, “By understanding and recognising students’ … Continue reading

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Digital technologies for learning and teaching

From the Rectors page http://blogs.arts.ac.uk/rector/2012/06/12/digital-technologies-for-learning-and-teaching/ One of UAL’s areas of strength is the fantastic uses students and staff are making of digital technologies to support learning and teaching and professional practice. You can see some of our best examples can … Continue reading

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Should students be given the power to decide how universities are run?

Institutions want feedback from undergraduates about their courses, but sharing big decisions about running the university is more controversial – http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2012/jun/11/universities-giving-students-more-power?newsfeed=true Also see: Digital technologies for learning and teaching – http://blogs.arts.ac.uk/rector/2012/06/12/digital-technologies-for-learning-and-teaching/

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Webinar: Emerging Themes on Developing Digital Literacies

By digital literacy we mean those capabilities which fit an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society. Webinar: Emerging Themes on Developing Digital Literacies Webinar presented by Paul Bailey who is a Programme Manager in the Joint … Continue reading

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Workshop 3 – Peer feedback on the before and after videos

For the last workshop of the video presentation skills training, following on from the second workshop, the students returned to watch the videos that they had produced – before and after the workshops – and provide peer feedback. Each participant … 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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