Monthly Archives: May 2013

Digital Literacies & arts practice

The DIAL project has taken two approaches in ‘Defining of Digital literacies at UAL’ all based on the DIAL project findings from staff and student projects to date, these will be clearer once the project has been fully evaluated in July 2013. The … Continue reading

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DIAL support for The Teaching and Professional Fellowship

As the final report of this project emerges, here is a short reflection on the context within which it was developed, as well as where it might lead us. By Gabriela Daniels The Teaching and Professional Fellowship “Learning videos- do they work … Continue reading

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Benefits of DIAL to the Student Engagement (Digital) project:

Benefits of DIAL to the Student Engagement (Digital) project: by Charlotte Webb My digital life project manager (http://mydigitallife.myblog.arts.ac.uk) The work of the Professional Online Identities group is of interest to the SE project ‘audience’ (students engaged in digital tech) and the … Continue reading

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Library Services things Unlimited update for DIAL draft final report

Library Services things Unlimited project update for the DIAL project draft final report. This project focuses on digital information literacy, addressing this initially through a process of discussion and confidence building with Library Services staff. See project overview.

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POI Programme – IP and Creative Commons Sessions Feedback

In April and May we finally saw the launch of DIAL Professional Online Identities project (POI). A series of talks, workshops, drop-in sessions and other activities have been organised and are still running as part of the POI programme. Please see … Continue reading

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DIAL engagement and influence in UALs strategic and departmental planning

During year one of the DIAL project we addressed cultural change in two ways, local and institutionally: locally, we piloted the DIAL CoPs, see year one evaluation here. DIAL also focused on the larger issues of institutional cultural change through senior management engagement and … Continue reading

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Reflections on the DIAL – Learn IT collaboration

Please see updates below from Christine Kelly from Learn IT reflecting on the Professional On-line Identities project (POI) collaborative work DIAL, SEE and Learn IT have been involved in over the past year and a half: What benefits has your project delivered and who are the beneficiaries? The … Continue reading

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Organisational Development and Learning working in partnership with DIAL

Please see notes below from Anna Petts Head of UALs Organisational Development and Learning OD&L. The meeting with Anna, Christine Kelly from Learn IT and myself was a welcome and timely opportunity to reflect on the Professional On-line Identities project (POI) collaborative work DIAL, SEE and Learn … Continue reading

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Refocusing of our strategy

How does DIAL align with the new refocusing of our strategy? See DIAL projects and activities UAL’s strategic plan under review in light of rapid changes in both sector and economy Three major areas identified as particularly important for review and … Continue reading

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Digital literacies for open education

DIAL have been working closely with open education projects and developments across the university exploring the link between open practice and open digital literacies. DIAL are releasing all its resources as open educational resources (OERs).  DIAL are currently in the … Continue reading

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