Luker & Nephin - Embedding digital literacy at Leeds Metropolitan University

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Luker & Nephin - Embedding digital literacy at Leeds Metropolitan University

  1. 1. Embedding Digital Literacy at Leeds Metropolitan University: One Year On Wendy Luker Associate Director, Libraries and Learning Innovation Erin Nephin Library Academic Support Team Manager
  2. 2. In this Session• How the Undergraduate Curriculum review gave opportunities to embed digital literacy;• The impact of the implementation our resource discovery tool (“Discover”) with the launch of digital literacy as a graduate attribute;• Examples of sessions/support mechanisms created to support the roll-out• Feedback on lessons learned
  3. 3. At last year’s conference…• Definition of “Digital Literacy” at Leeds Metropolitan• The Undergraduate Curriculum review• Initial staff support and development• Examples of existing good practice• Initial evaluation
  4. 4. “Discover”: its impact 400,000 additional full-textdownloads during our busiest month 88% increase in the number of ebook accessesIncrease in positive feedback from Student Representatives on ease of accessing Library resources
  5. 5. Training sessions delivered StudentsAll staff (Academic, Partners and Support Staff) “On the Road”
  6. 6. Support Mechanisms Developed by• Centre for Teaching and Learning• Skills for Learning• Collections in the University Repository• Academic Librarians
  7. 7. Academic Staff and Partners
  8. 8. Core Content Modules
  9. 9. Digital Literacy and Support Staff
  10. 10. Digital Literacy and Support Staff
  11. 11. Digital Literacy and Employability
  12. 12. Digital Literacy and Employability
  13. 13. Digital Literacy for Employability
  14. 14. Digital Literacy and Employability
  15. 15. Feedback so far“*In our Faculty+ we were already “We’ve seen a big change in the quality offairly embedded in most courses, work and diversity of resources being usedbut this has given us access to all by students in their assignments.” courses.” -Academic Librarian -Member of Academic Staff “I wasn’t aware that I “*The embedding of “The skills I have could use the Library or Digital Literacy] has gained mean that I ask for help in finding emphasised the good can adapt to new andinformation to support my practice taking changing situations.” work.” -Member of place.” -Student Support Staff -Global Reviewer
  16. 16. Next Steps• Online Learning Materials Strategy• New Digital Skills workshops• Sessions co-delivered by Academic Librarians and the Repository Developer
  17. 17. Questions? Wendy Lukerw.luker@leedsmet.ac.uk Erin Nephine.nephin@leedsmet.ac.uk

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