Transcript of "Digital literacies and learning design syllabus web"
Digital Literacies and Learning Design
Session 1 – An introduction to Digital Literacies and Learning Design
Introduction to the Module
Ice breaker – Expectations and concerns
Interactive presentation: Digital Literacies and Learning Design
Discussion: Digital Natives and Digital residents
---------------------------------Setting up reflective blogs on wordpress
Setting up twitter #DLLD14
Join Google+ community
Read White, D. S., & Cornu, A. L. (2011). Visitors and Residents: A new typology for online
engagement. First Monday, 16(9). Retrieved from
Comment on Digital nativism and online youth: separating fact from fiction
Blog about your teaching philosophy (with technology)
Read Building the Curriculum 4: Skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work
Session 2: Designing learning contexts for the digital literate learner
Discussion: Creating content or providing context?
Learning and Teaching on the web (Digital Literacies and the Curriculum for Excellence)
Focus on the Participatory culture of the web
Pedagogical approaches (and how to embed the critical digital literacies)
Learning outcomes (Bloom's taxonomy revised)
The importance of being part of it / “buying into it” – as learner and teacher
Interactive presentation: Designing learning contexts: the learner-centred approach
Watch: From Knowledgeable to Knowledge-Able
Read: Wallace, C. S., & Priestley, M. (2011). Teacher beliefs and the mediation of curriculum
innovation in Scotland: A socio‐cultural perspective on professional development and change.
Journal of Curriculum Studies, 43(3), 357–381.
Comment on Realising the promise of digital technologies in learning and teaching
--------------------Workshop (or webquest): Critical Digital Literacies 5 resource Model & the 4 Capacities
o your experience with the web
o the importance of aligning pedagogical approaches to learning outcomes and
o your reflections about the class discussions
Session 3: Designing learning contexts for the digital literate learner
Discussion: Can we combine digital literacies and Learning design?
What are the challenges?
What does it mean to the Curriculum for Excellence
Sharing: Designing learning contexts: different activities and resources
Open Educational Resources (OERs)
Inquiry / project based learning
Games based learning
--------------Read: Conole, G. (2013). Open, Social and Participatory Media. In Designing for learning in an open
world. New York, NY: Springer.
Comment: blogpost to be announced
Students start planning their learning design project
blog about your reflections about the class discussion
Session 4 - Digital Literacies: a response to the challenges of the web?
Discussion: Designing for learning: embedding technology – what challenges?
Privacy and safety
Interactive presentation: The challenges and possibilities of the web
Read: Digital Literacies across the Curriculum
Comment: blogpost to be announced
---------------Students work on their projects
blog about your project plan
Session 5 - Designing for learning: Student projects
Students work on their projects
-------------Presentation and discussion of Students’ projects
Final reflection and next steps
What digital literacies do teachers need?
How can teachers keep up to date with the developments of the web and the demands of