Successfully reported this slideshow.
Your SlideShare is downloading. ×

Digital Literacies, Open Educational Resources (OER) & Open Badges

Loading in …3

Check these out next

1 of 35 Ad

More Related Content

Slideshows for you (20)

Viewers also liked (20)


Similar to Digital Literacies, Open Educational Resources (OER) & Open Badges (20)

More from Anthony Beal (17)


Recently uploaded (20)

Digital Literacies, Open Educational Resources (OER) & Open Badges

  1. 1. Anthony Beal - Jisc Manchester Metropolitan University 26 March 2014 Digital Literacies, OER & Open Badges
  2. 2. Today Digital Literacies Open Educational Resources Open Badges
  3. 3. What is Digital Literacy “…those capabilities which fit an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society: for example, the skills to use digital tools to undertake academic research, writing and critical thinking; as part of personal development planning; and as a way of showcasing achievements” (JISC, n.d.), - accessed 24-03-14
  4. 4. "Many learners enter further and higher education lacking the skills needed to apply digital technologies to education” 90% of new jobs will require excellent digital skills… (JISC, n.d.), - accessed 24-03-14
  5. 5. Go to View > Header & Footer to edit Courses that embed core digital skills, as well as subject specific use of technology, enable students to gain the skills and confidence they need to use digital technology not only to support their learning but also in the workplace." (JISC, n.d.), - accessed 24-03-14
  6. 6. Go to View > Header & Footer to edit sector providers to be made responsible for identifying, supporting and developing learners' digital capabilities so that they can demonstrate their online skills to employers… FELTAG - Paths forward to a digital future for Further Education and Skills – accessed 24-03-14 FELTAG recommendations
  7. 7. Changing definitions of digital literacies Concepts of digital literacy were introduced as it became necessary to consider the skills and competencies of those on the receiving end of the products of the ICT industries…An initial often cited attempt at defining digital literacy (Gilster, 1997) identified four key competencies: Assembling knowledge Evaluating information Searching Navigating in non-linear routes
  8. 8. Changing definitions of digital literacies  Glinster also recommended that learners communicate with the with the author of a web site by email. If they don’t respond..don’t use the information  Did not foreseeWikipedia  Did not foresee social media  Only mention related to e-safety is inappropriate web sites
  9. 9. EU lists 14 areas of digital competence 1. General technical knowledge and functional skills 2. Basic use in everyday life 3. Specialized and advanced skills for work and creative expression 4. Technology mediated communication and collaboration 5. Privacy and security 6. Legal and ethical aspects 7. Information processing and management 8. Informed and flexible decision-making 9. Exploration of digital opportunities and adaptation to own needs 10. Self-directed learning with digital technologies 11. Understanding and awareness of role of ICT in society 12. Effective and efficient use 13. Seamless use and appropriation of technology 14. Balanced attitude towards technology Go to View > Header & Footer to edit
  10. 10. Elements of Digital Literacy Go to View > Header & Footer to edit Doug Belshaw: s1-digital-literacies-with-dr-doug-belshaw accessed 25-03-14
  11. 11. What is Digital Literacy
  12. 12. Go to View > Header & Footer to edit What do you think digital literacy is?
  13. 13. Go to View > Header & Footer to edit How do others define digital literacy?
  14. 14. Go to View > Header & Footer to edit Is there an opportunity to bring these views together to benefit learners / customers?
  15. 15. Go to View > Header & Footer to edit Why is digital literacy important
  16. 16. Identify the key aspects of digital literacy that relate most to your own academic / professional / personal experience explaining why they are important Reflecting on all the various facets of digital literacy, rank the bubbles in order of importance to an organisation. Consider the implication for the individual as well as the organisational challenges © tim ellis - Licenced under Creative Commons © wallyg - Licenced under Creative Commons
  17. 17. Six tips for becoming digitally literate Becoming Digitally Literate Collaborate Evaluate Engage Enquire Achievable Open mind
  18. 18. Open Educational Resources (OER) Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that are freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student or self-learner. Examples of OER include: full courses, course modules, syllabi, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, lab and classroom activities, pedagogical materials, games, simulations, and many more resources contained in digital media collections from around the world. %20Educational%20Resources accessed 24-03-14
  19. 19. OER links Jisc OER infoKit – & Finding OERs Jorum- The Higher Education Academy - OERs and Open Education Edutopia - OER resources roundup OER Commons - hub of worldwide OER resources MMerlot - - free and open peer reviewed collection of online teaching and learning materials and faculty-developed services contributed and used by an international education community Universities - e.g. Huddersfield - MIT - Open University Learn open practices at School of Open and examples of courses -
  20. 20. OER case studies and licencing Case Studies OER case studies by SCORE Fellows – process.arts - Licencing The licence you choose will depend on a number of factors Jisc Legal provides legal guidance for ICT use in education and research. A wide range of information is available on licensing, including the OER IPR Support Project The Creative Commons website also contains information on selecting the right CC licence for your work. Jiscmail Jiscmail list: OER-DISCUSS
  21. 21. Creative Commons Search
  22. 22. Open Badges
  23. 23.
  24. 24.
  25. 25. Badges displayed in LinkedIn
  26. 26. Jisc RSC Scotland Open Badges series
  27. 27. Badge design template - Badge content design -
  28. 28. Open Badges The Mozilla Open Badge framework – Mozilla BadgeKit - badges made simple My badges backpack 9a7fcd76131e09bd My profile
  29. 29. Badge for the Digital Literacy workshop Workshop Open Badge Designer Open Badges: what, who, why, how, design, issues – presentation by Martin Cooke, Jisc RSC East Midlands badgesmarch2014
  30. 30. Write on a post-it one thing you plan to do after this session to improve your and one thing to improve your digital literacy skills What do you think will a significant barrier to achieving this? Start to think about how you will overcome the barrier.
  31. 31. References Gillen, J. & Barton, D. (2010) Digital Literacies: A Research Briefing by the Technology Enhanced Learning phase of the Teaching and Learning Research Programme. Institute of Education London. Gilster, P. (1997) Digital literacy. New York: John Wiley & Son Pool, C. R. (1997). A new digital literacy. Educational Leadership, 55(3), 6. Jisc infoNet, Developing digital literacies INFOKIT
  32. 32. Anthony Beal Twitter: @redsontour

Editor's Notes

  • Go to ‘View’ menu > ‘Header and Footer…’ to edit the footers on this slide (click ‘Apply’ to change only the currently selected slide, or ‘Apply to All’ to change the footers on all slides).To change the image on this slide:Click once on the image to select it, and then delete itDrag a replacement picture to the placeholder or click the icon in the centre of the placeholder to browse for & add another imageOnce you have added your replacement image, you may need to put it into the background so that it doesn’t cover other items on the slide. Do this by right-clicking on the new image and choosing ‘Arrange’ > ‘Send to Back’ from the contextual menu