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Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference
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Digital literacy - Future Learning & Digital Student conference

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Report on developing a digital literacy for staff project.

Report on developing a digital literacy for staff project.

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  • 1. Digital Literacy It's not just for students...
  • 2. Layout Introduction The project beginnings What digital literacy? The project today and u can't see me I iz in ur mind
  • 3. Introductions Who am I? Nigel Robertson Waikato Centre for eLearning Centre for Tertiary Teaching & Learning Waikato University
  • 4. Introductions Also known as easegill @easegill about.me/easegill
  • 5. Introductions Where did I come from? Edinburgh By Stuart Caie from Edinburgh, Scotland (Flickr) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
  • 6. Introductions Where did I come from? Via the Yorkshire Dales http://www.flickr.com/photos/acradenia/2580545327 Ingleborough by Acradenia, on Flickr CC-BY
  • 7. Introductions Now living in Hamilton Kirikiriroa The Tron http://www.flickr.com/photos/bluepolaris/4588591079 Waikato Hospital by blue polaris CC-BY-NC-ND
  • 8. Why did we start?
  • 9. The workplace environment Conceptual thresholds We all have gaps in our understanding. For some staff these gaps are sometimes significant
  • 10. The workplace environment Transferability There exists a block in ability to transfer skills from one discipline to another ...or from application to application
  • 11. Responsibility Locus "We have a responsibility for what we do, but also for what we don't do." There was an attitude among some that suggested they felt no responsibility for their own digital literacy
  • 12. http://scoop.intel.com/what-happens-in-an-internet-minute/
  • 13. Or social software being used in education ...
  • 14. Horizon Report NZ 2011 Digital literacy is a key skill in every discipline and profession Most academics are not using new and compelling technologies for learning & teaching, nor for their own research The abundance of resources & relationships easily accessible via the Internet challenges us to revisit our roles as educators
  • 15. What is digital literacy?Some rights reserved by hugojcardoso
  • 16. http://youtu.be/-ikL9479YDg
  • 17. "Digital Literacy is about mastering ideas, not keystrokes" Gilster, 1997
  • 18. "Digital Literacy is a condition, not a threshold" Martin, 2006
  • 19. <literate></illiterate> "It is really not possible to speak of illiterate and literate persons as two distinct categories" (unesco 1957) Source http://dougbelshaw.com/blog/2011/11/22/how-to-develop-digital-literacies-in-yourself-and-others-presentation/#.UGEM26T9F60
  • 20. "Digital literacy defines those capabilities which fit an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society" JISC
  • 21. Elements
  • 22. Preparing the ground Observation and Discussion Engaged key senior leaders Project Proposal Steering Committee
  • 23. Digital Literacy Project - Intentions Develop staff digital literacy Confident & agile Lifelong learning "This is critical for our university today"
  • 24. Senior Management Support Vice Chancellor Deputy VC Assistant VC Operations Directors and Deans “The university is a learning organisation - we want agile, curious, playful, enquiring, confident staff and students who embrace technology as part of a life-long journey.” Vice Chancellor, Roy Crawford
  • 25. Focus on Staff "But you're not doing anything for students!" • Students will not automatically be digitally literate • Student engagement and access to learning will inevitably involve some technology • Staff need to be role models for our students
  • 26. We are all Natives
  • 27. Structural change Internet charging Job descriptions IT - From Min to Max
  • 28. Support shift - encouraging self agency Do I already know the answer? Self paced video help Just in time support Explicit help Image courtesy of D. Sharon Pruitt and a CC licence http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/4246081958/
  • 29. Workshops Not 'training' Participatory, conversational, task based Topic change Help me, help myself - Finding answers in a digital world: Helping you to find answers to your computing questions. Social Media: Find out how Social Media, Facebook, Twitter and Yammer are being used for Teaching and Learning, Research and PD. Net Safety: Understand what the online risks are, and the clues that will help you identify scams and potential online threats. Mobile Technologies: Where do they fit? Google Docs - The Whole Story: Learning through narrative
  • 30. Speed Seminars Short 101 taster sessions e-books Twitter as a learning and teaching feedback tool Google Drive - What is it? Twitter as a professional learning network Creative Commons - What is it? Databases and Course packs Developing the web profile of your research. Referencing software QR codes – why should I care? The World Wide Web and I
  • 31. Coffee Course Short daily activity At your desk In the cafe Fun
  • 32. Digital Literacy Awareness Week Workshops Speed Seminars Coffee Courses Multimedia Resources 7 Things
  • 33. Digital Literacy Framework Enabling document Makes commitment explicit Permissions & responsibilities: - for staff - for managers - for the University
  • 34. Digital literacy themes Openness Participation Sharing Online identity Permission Wonder & curiosity
  • 35. Thank you Tracey Morgan - Digital Literacy Advisor Anna Bounds - Assistant Vice Chancellor (Operations)
  • 36. Questions? Stay social, keep sharing @easegill #flds13 Image courtesy of ryancr and a CC license http://www.flickr.com/photos/ryanr/142455033

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