Teachers and students both need to become digitally literate. Not as simple as digital natives & digital immigrants (Prensksy) What else is part of digital literacy?
And provides another important skill set in addition to literacy and numeracy Emphasises adaptability and responding to future needs Implies a moving away from paid-for services towards open or free-to-use Also implies ‘any time, any place’ – mobile devices
Welsh Government initiatives: Delivering a Digital Wales: 2011 Learning in a Digital Wales : 2012 Also: For Our Future; One Wales
Any other news items? The Guardian’s focus on ICT & programming skills – not quite what I think of as ‘Digital Literacy’
(Go to website?) NB: mobile devices/cloud computing – any place, any time learning
Dabbleboard: online 'whiteboard' that can be used to share and collaborate using drawings and images as well as text. Operates in a very similar way to 'TypeWith.me' with no login Questions:- What sort of digital skills/knowledge/resources would be useful for you or your learners? How can we keep pace with future developments? Which tools/concepts have you found useful?
http://polldaddy.com/ http://www.meetomatic.com/calendar.php Netvibes; iGoogle etc – importance of RSS feeds
C4LPT & Paul’s e-learning resources – two good sites for digital tools
NMC: New Media Consortium (Horizon project /reports – collaboration between NMC & JISC. Orgs like ALT involved – Observatory Project: http://blog.observatory.jisc.ac.uk/about-the-jisc-observatory/) Poss tools/technologies: augmented reality (eg. Layar); mobile apps; shift from desk-top to tablet/ other mobile; learning analytics
Digital literacy cpd
Digital Literacy: a perspectiveDr Christine Davies, JISC RSC Wales email@example.com @christinepd
Outline of session• outline of the topic• JISC & national approaches to digital literacy• some digital literacy tools
What is ‘digital literacy’? flexibility adaptabilityFree to use tools Quality OER productivity employability
… and digital literacy…• Focuses on personal skills and needs (including learning preferences) – for learning and employment• But also emphasises ‘connectedness’, both in terms of communication (Web 2.0; ‘cloud’) and collaboration
JISC Initiatives Developing Digital Literacies programme
Initiatives in WalesDeveloping a Digital Wales Learning in a Digital Wales