Monthly Archives: July 2012

DIAL at Cambridge 2012 OER12

Embed, don’t Bolt-on: promoting OER use in UK universities (full recording of panel session) Summary: Academic staff needs support in using OER. Five panelists share their institutional approaches. Panel: Joanna Wild, University of Oxford, UK Terese Bird University of Leicester … Continue reading

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DIAL Project Outputs: digital information literacy group

Digital information literacy: from 23 things to unlimited things?  Project aims: The aim of the project is to build confidence and capability in digital information literacy, focussing on Library Services staff, building on emerging good practice. We expect that this … Continue reading

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DIAL Project Outputs: Online Reflective Practice case studies

Here are two mini case studies of participants on this year’s PG Cert programme who have made good progress already in incorporating online reflective practice into their own courses: 1. Monika Parrinder, a Visual Culture and Theory tutor at LCC, introduced the … Continue reading

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adventures in appearances

Hi, I think I have finally managed to get to write a first post. My Project comes with two other projects attached!  I have some funding from a few years ago that remains unspent as I went on maternity leave.  … Continue reading

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DIAL Project Outputs: Online Reflective Practice group

Aims: The aim of the Online Reflective Practice group was to focus on increasing capacity for learning openly and in collaboration with others. Specific objectives identified were the development of: familiarity with tools that enable online reflection and the documentation … Continue reading

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Call for expressions of interest for DIAL small projects, support & case studies

UAL’s Digital Integration into Arts Learning (DIAL) project aims to carry out a small number of staff and student led projects and case studies, which will explore the pace of technological change and its impact on the day-to-day practices. As … Continue reading

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Open Practice Workshop at SEDA Summer School, Tuesday 10 July

I was invited to run a session for the SEDA Summer School last week on Open Practice, the aim of which was to get participants thinking about the benefits and challenges of open practice, to develop the knowledge and attitudes … Continue reading

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Staff and student engagement in digital literacies, with UAL academic leaders, academics and students

(Post last updated 18/07/12) I was recently invited to present at the academic leaders forum 29 June 2012 in Chesnut (by invitation of the deputy Rector via a staff development forum meeting), this was an extremely timely opportunity to catch … Continue reading

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Meeting with CCSkills, SEE and DIAL

Katie Mills from SEE UAL Student Enterprise and employability and I had a very productive meeting with the CC Skills team on 27 June 2012. Research proposal – bespoke research project on digital skills needs The CC Skills team are … Continue reading

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Communications and Dissemination Activities

DIAL: Communications and Dissemination Activities DIAL dissemination Report on any communication or dissemination activities with project stakeholders or the wider community which have taken place during the reporting period. What strategies have you found useful for engaging stakeholders at this … Continue reading

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DIAL at HEA

I talked about DIAL and UALs baseline at the HEA 2012 conference: Two SCORE fellows discuss OER use of social media content communities and highlight best practice in rich media reuse within the arts, design & media sector. See presentation … Continue reading

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Using iPads in Art and Design

We would like to compile thoughts and ideas of how we can come together and explore the use and integration of iPads at UAL. We hope to collaborate and research in the broad area of ‘Networked Learning Technologies in Art … Continue reading

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