Category Archives: JISC events

JISC Cluster meeting 26 April 2013

JISC Cluster meeting 26 April 2013 Chris Follows & John Jackson, University of Arts London, Meeting of London JISC Digital literacies Programme projects, UCL, 26 April 2013. Our cluster group (4 London DL projects) all gave project overviews. Digital literacies … Continue reading

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DIAL notes from the JISC Learning and Teaching experts meeting 23/04/2013

First time I’d been to a JISC Learning and Teaching experts meeting, it was great to hear all about all the JISC activities and progress across the various JISC programmes. I was pleased to hear JISC have some new programmes … 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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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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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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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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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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Mozilla and web literacies webinar

Mozilla and web literacies webinar as part of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme. The recording and chat transcript from the session is now available via the JISC e-Learning programmes blog: http://elearningprogs.jiscinvolve.org/wp/2012/04/30/recording-mozilla-and-web-literacies

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Digital Literacy – delivering the agenda within colleges and universities

In the sixth episode of our online radio programmes – JISC On Air – we are exploring how universities and colleges can help teaching staff, researchers, support and administrative staff to develop their digital literacies – those capabilities which prepare … Continue reading

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How to Develop Digital Literacies in Yourself and Others

A great set of slides from Doug Belshaw http://www.slideshare.net/dajbelshaw/how-to-develop-digital-literacies-in-yourself-and-others?from=ss_embed

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Digital Visitors and Digital Residents

For those who didn’t get a chance to see the engaging presentation by David White (University of Oxford) and Dr. Lynn Silipigni Connaway (OCLC) on Digital Visitors and Residents last Friday can now do so via the links from a … Continue reading

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Project blog tips

Sheila MacNeill wrote: There are a growing set of resources on the support wiki around communication and dissemination<https://programmesupport.pbworks.com/w/page/44982469/Communication> , including a great post from Steve Boneham (Netskills) on why projects should blog. http://sboneham.com/blog/2011/02/why-jisc-projects-should-blog/

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Helen Beetham: Digital Literacy and the Role of the University #LTAlectures

Helen Beetham, known to many of us through her work for JISC and HEFCE, her model for learning activity design, and her involvement in the University’s e-Centre launch last month, is a leading light in the field of e-learning policy … Continue reading

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Visitors and Residents project feedback

As part of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme, Dave White (University of Oxford) and Lynn Connaway (OCLC) will be presenting findings from their Visitors and Residents project. Please see link to register below (and do pass on to interested … Continue reading

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