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The next big challenge? Digital literacies to support student learning #te21GU 7 June 2011
Lis Parcell firstname.lastname@example.org @lisparcell Paul Richardson email@example.com @paulbrichardson http://www.delicious.com/lisparcell/digital_literacies JISC RSC Wales www.rsc-wales.ac.uk firstname.lastname@example.org 01792 295959 @rscwales
Digital Wales – Digitally Literate Wales? Source: Welsh Assembly Government http://bit.ly/eaILKs
Visions of students today Images : thanks to http://www.flickr.com/photos/jiscinfonet/ Youtube clip: thanks to januycheng. More on VOST2011: http://mediatedcultures.net/ksudigg/?p=288
“those capabilities which fit an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society“ (JISC) So what could ‘Digital Literacy’ mean? Just a few possibilities “the confident and critical use of ICT for work, leisure, learning and communication“ (EU) “Digital literacy is about mastering ideas not keystrokes” (Paul Gilster)
“Digital literacy is a complex and contested term” From Futurelab: Digital literacy across the curriculum http://www.futurelab.org.uk/resources/documents/handbooks/digital_literacy.pdf
What does digital literacy mean for your students? ...and you?
Learning Literacies for a Digital Age (LLiDA) Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/daneelariantho/2631276941/
Supporting Effective Learners in a Digital Age (SLiDA)
“Digital literacies should be explicitly specified in learning and teaching strategies (although not necessarily using that terminology), contextualised for the discipline, embedded into the curriculum and mapped across all programmes.”