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HOW IS THE DIGITAL ERA CHANGING READING AND WRITING?
•Will handwriting survive in the digital era?
•Is digital literacy a ...
Students have to:
•have basic knowledge
about academic writing
•know the content
specific to the subject
they are studying...
Credit: Alec Couros
> 1500 students
2006-present:
wikis, blogs, microblogs, Google Apps, Moodle, LMS, SNS, web 2.0 / social media
2007: Wikispaces
2008: Wikispaces
2008: Blogging
2010-present:
SNS: Ning,
Facebook,
Google+
2009-present:
Microblogging:
Twitter, Cirip,
Edmodo
Photo by [ Ed ] - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License http://www.flickr.com/photos/37927641@N00 ...
Writing
Writing
Writing Online vs Online Writing
WO= created digital content and uploading it
OW = writing for online media (blogging, jou...
EVALUATION 2.0
EVALUATING PEER WORK: Peer learning, Peer mentoring
Peer review , Peer assessment
•creating content: written text,
audio/video/other digital artefacts
like infographics, mindmaps, maps,
webdocumentaries e...
PROBLEMS & PROMISES
PROBLEMS
• plagiarism
• quality of content (relevant, language issues)
• quoting (in)correctly
• assessment (writing in co...
• instant access as you write to a world of specialized info
• correct quoting / citing
• grammar + content check (Grammar...
STUDENTS: stimulating
online AW writing by informal
(less ) exercises
TEACHERS: each teacher
should pursue AW courses
(LLL...
Thank you for your attention 
What role can digital tools play in academic writing?
What role can digital tools play in academic writing?
What role can digital tools play in academic writing?
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What role can digital tools play in academic writing?

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What role can digital tools play in academic writing?

  1. 1. Photo by Luiza Bissolli - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License http://www.flickr.com/photos/81600465@N08 Created with Haiku DeckRamona BRAN and Gabriela GROSSECK – UVT Timisoara
  2. 2. Photo by lonesome:cycler - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License http://www.flickr.com/photos/89446022@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
  3. 3. HOW IS THE DIGITAL ERA CHANGING READING AND WRITING? •Will handwriting survive in the digital era? •Is digital literacy a new skill to survive in the digital era?
  4. 4. Students have to: •have basic knowledge about academic writing •know the content specific to the subject they are studying •express themselves in English •know the digital tools
  5. 5. Credit: Alec Couros
  6. 6. > 1500 students 2006-present: wikis, blogs, microblogs, Google Apps, Moodle, LMS, SNS, web 2.0 / social media
  7. 7. 2007: Wikispaces
  8. 8. 2008: Wikispaces
  9. 9. 2008: Blogging
  10. 10. 2010-present: SNS: Ning, Facebook, Google+
  11. 11. 2009-present: Microblogging: Twitter, Cirip, Edmodo
  12. 12. Photo by [ Ed ] - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License http://www.flickr.com/photos/37927641@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
  13. 13. Writing Writing
  14. 14. Writing Online vs Online Writing WO= created digital content and uploading it OW = writing for online media (blogging, journal/forums, Wikipedia page etc.)
  15. 15. EVALUATION 2.0 EVALUATING PEER WORK: Peer learning, Peer mentoring Peer review , Peer assessment
  16. 16. •creating content: written text, audio/video/other digital artefacts like infographics, mindmaps, maps, webdocumentaries etc.) •sharing - where? how (copyright, CC) •feedback (the student has a voice)
  17. 17. PROBLEMS & PROMISES
  18. 18. PROBLEMS • plagiarism • quality of content (relevant, language issues) • quoting (in)correctly • assessment (writing in collaboration - who wrote the paper?)
  19. 19. • instant access as you write to a world of specialized info • correct quoting / citing • grammar + content check (Grammarly tool) • instant feedback: media feedback, interactive, chat (SPECIALISTS! EXPERTS) • list of best articles in the field • students become knowledge creators
  20. 20. STUDENTS: stimulating online AW writing by informal (less ) exercises TEACHERS: each teacher should pursue AW courses (LLL), co-teaching UNIVERSITY: software antiplagiarism (university), academic social publishing (research gate, academia.edu)
  21. 21. Thank you for your attention 

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