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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]