12 05, 2018

Digital leadership course launched

By |May 12th, 2018|digital literacy, learning, online learning, open education|0 Comments

I have already written about the work I did for the Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) programme. The online course in digital leadership has just been launched Adoption of C-DELTA in a country will help determine the level of digital education leadership skills in its educational institutions and provide a national benchmark for [...]

27 10, 2017

C-DELTA course in digital leadership

By |October 27th, 2017|digital literacy, learning, open education|0 Comments

I recently authored some course modules for the Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) programme. C-DELTA course for Digital Education Leaders I was working with the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching CILT) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL). The conceptual framework underpinning [...]

3 03, 2017

LLiDA website

By |March 3rd, 2017|digital literacy, learning|0 Comments

Thriving in the 21st century: Learning Literacies for the Digital Age Between July 2008 – May 2009 I worked with my colleagues Helen Beetham and  Allison Littlejohn on a fantastic research study funded by Jisc. The LLiDA Project was led by the Caledonian Academy at Glasgow Caledonian University. It aimed to find out what literacies learners need to thrive in a digitally networked world, and [...]

31 01, 2016

Digital storytelling

By |January 31st, 2016|digital literacy, learning, personal, technologies|0 Comments

I have recently established a new venture around digital storytelling. The service hopes to support individuals, community groups and small businesses to get their messages across to their different stakeholder groups effectively. From identifying their different stakeholders, understanding their key messages and finding methods and tools to tell their stories well to evaluating feedback and [...]

19 10, 2012

jiscel12 digilit

By |October 19th, 2012|digital literacy|0 Comments

Students as digital partners and pioneers I wrote last week about a session at the JISC innovating eLearning online conference 2012 on open practices. This will be the seventh JISC online Innovating eLearning conference entitled Shaping the Future which takes place from 13th – 23rd November 2012. Another great session we have planned is looking at the [...]

21 11, 2011

telling stories

By |November 21st, 2011|digital literacy, ds106, learning|1 Comment

This video was made as an alternative to powerpoint slides to support a conversation between myself and Frances Bell at the JISC Innovating e-Learning Conference. We held a session in Elluminate on Friday 18th November and had a great conversation with the audience. I have made a text version of the audio 0 available as [...]

7 10, 2011

On being subsumed…

By |October 7th, 2011|digital literacy, learning, open education|0 Comments

Yesterday during Allison Littlejohn’s talk for change11, I mentioned something I have been thinking about as a result of conversations with Allison about collective learning, openness and literacy. I’d like to outline the thinking behind my question in this blogpost. Background Allison talks in her learning ecosystems post about the relationship between OERs,  literacies and [...]

6 10, 2011

Collective knowledge to Collective Action

By |October 6th, 2011|digital literacy, learning, open education|4 Comments

From OERs to Open Practice In a recent post about my OER work I talk about a move from focussing on open educational resources to open practice. This situates OERs within open practice - as one aspect of  it. So for me OERs are resources used to support learning in either a formal or informal [...]

3 08, 2011

digital literacy

By |August 3rd, 2011|digital literacy, ds106, learning|3 Comments

I have written before about the term Digital literacies and how I feel about it. That is not what this post is about. Terminology aside I am really pleased to see JISC funding a new programme around Developing Digital Literacies. I really enjoyed working on the JISC funded study which really set the stage for [...]

13 07, 2009

playing with prezi

By |July 13th, 2009|digital literacy, learning|0 Comments

>I've been waiting for an opportunity to have a go at using prezi - the zooming presentation software. As far back as 2003 I was experimenting with using concept mapping software to do presentations... but the software wasn't developed for that purpose and it was rather challenging although usually well received because it was different. [...]

27 03, 2009

digital literacy

By |March 27th, 2009|digital literacy|5 Comments

I generally try to keep quiet about this but I really dislike the term 'digital literacy'. history Part of it is due to history - we've been through a whole range of terminology starting with the change of library and information skills and computer skills to information literacy and computer literacy. Whilst these new terms [...]