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Keynote Presentation Digital Media Conference Glasgow Metropolitan College, Glasgow Friday 5 March 2010 Changing Texts in ...
My Old Office My New Office
Local TV  78% Via email or social networking sites 61% National Newspaper 17% *46% use between 4 and 6 media platforms for...
It is estimated that a week’s worth of The Times…
 
 
There are over 91 million searches on Google per day
“ 32% of British schoolchildren believe Google search results are ranked according to how true they are.” Ofcom Media Lite...
Critical Literacy in the Digital Age <ul><li>“ To help me develop an informed view, I am exploring the techniques used to ...
Wikipedia, the online user-created encylopedia, has  8 million articles   in 253 languages
1 visitor in 20 will edit its content.
 
 
 
 
 
When you are in deep trouble, say nothing and try to look like you know what you’re doing. Thought for the Day
Curriculum for Excellence From Inputs  to Outcomes
successful learners confident individuals responsible citizens effective contributors To enable all young people to become...
Definition of literacy <ul><li>“ Literacy is the set of skills which allows an individual to engage fully in society and i...
 
 
 
 
The New Web 2.0 Alphabet?
Definition of Texts <ul><li>“ a text is   the medium through which ideas, experiences, opinions and information can be com...
Definition of Texts <ul><li>“ In planning for learning in any curriculum area it is important for practitioners to ensure ...
www.wordle.net
The Importance of Narrative
“ One of the deepest human needs met by our faculty for imagining stories is our desire for an explanatory and descriptive...
Digital Narratives 1
Digital Narratives 2 www.inanimatealice.com
Digital Narratives 3 www.amanitadesign.com
How Do We Construct Our Own Narratives? <ul><li>Social Networking Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Communities </li><...
Question How do you, as a teacher, construct your narratives for effective learning and teaching?
Can Scotland Be A Winner?
“ Even against a backdrop of economic recession, where advertising and marketing spend has decreased, there has been solid...
Made in Scotland  (not from girders)
Games-Based Learning
 
 
<ul><li>Keep working </li></ul><ul><li>Believe in yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Remember - it’s a team game! </li></ul>To Be ...
www.theliteracyadviser.co.uk
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Changing Texts in the Twenty Tens - Scotland: Leader or Loser?

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A keynote presentation to the digital media conference 'Communication in the 2010s', Glasgow Metropolitan College, 5 March 2010.

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Changing Texts in the Twenty Tens - Scotland: Leader or Loser?

  1. 1. Keynote Presentation Digital Media Conference Glasgow Metropolitan College, Glasgow Friday 5 March 2010 Changing Texts in the 2010s: Scotland – Leader or Loser?
  2. 2. My Old Office My New Office
  3. 3. Local TV 78% Via email or social networking sites 61% National Newspaper 17% *46% use between 4 and 6 media platforms for news on a typical day
  4. 4. It is estimated that a week’s worth of The Times…
  5. 7. There are over 91 million searches on Google per day
  6. 8. “ 32% of British schoolchildren believe Google search results are ranked according to how true they are.” Ofcom Media Literacy Report (Interim) 2009
  7. 9. Critical Literacy in the Digital Age <ul><li>“ To help me develop an informed view, I am exploring the techniques used to influence my opinion. I can recognise persuasion and assess the reliability of information and credibility and value of my sources.” </li></ul>Literacy Outcome 3-18a
  8. 10. Wikipedia, the online user-created encylopedia, has 8 million articles in 253 languages
  9. 11. 1 visitor in 20 will edit its content.
  10. 17. When you are in deep trouble, say nothing and try to look like you know what you’re doing. Thought for the Day
  11. 18. Curriculum for Excellence From Inputs to Outcomes
  12. 19. successful learners confident individuals responsible citizens effective contributors To enable all young people to become A Curriculum for Excellence
  13. 20. Definition of literacy <ul><li>“ Literacy is the set of skills which allows an individual to engage fully in society and in learning, through the different forms of language which society values and finds useful.” </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy and English Principles and Practice 2009 </li></ul>
  14. 25. The New Web 2.0 Alphabet?
  15. 26. Definition of Texts <ul><li>“ a text is the medium through which ideas, experiences, opinions and information can be communicated” </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy Principles and Practice 2009 </li></ul>
  16. 27. Definition of Texts <ul><li>“ In planning for learning in any curriculum area it is important for practitioners to ensure that children and young people encounter a wide range of different types of text in different media.” </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy Principles and Practice 2009 </li></ul>
  17. 28. www.wordle.net
  18. 29. The Importance of Narrative
  19. 30. “ One of the deepest human needs met by our faculty for imagining stories is our desire for an explanatory and descriptive picture of how the world began and how we came to be in it.”
  20. 31. Digital Narratives 1
  21. 32. Digital Narratives 2 www.inanimatealice.com
  22. 33. Digital Narratives 3 www.amanitadesign.com
  23. 34. How Do We Construct Our Own Narratives? <ul><li>Social Networking Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs and Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Media </li></ul>
  24. 35. Question How do you, as a teacher, construct your narratives for effective learning and teaching?
  25. 36. Can Scotland Be A Winner?
  26. 37. “ Even against a backdrop of economic recession, where advertising and marketing spend has decreased, there has been solid growth in digital media.”
  27. 38. Made in Scotland (not from girders)
  28. 39. Games-Based Learning
  29. 42. <ul><li>Keep working </li></ul><ul><li>Believe in yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Remember - it’s a team game! </li></ul>To Be A Winner
  30. 43. www.theliteracyadviser.co.uk

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