#digpract The Digital Practitioner Jisc RSC ScotlandCeleste McLaughlin John Maguire Penny Robertson Shelaine Douglas
The Digital Practitioner in context Learner Regionalisation Expectations Key Trends New Professional Standards
Digital Literacies‣ Learners’ ICT skills are less advanced that educators think (Nicholas et al. 2008, JISC 2008-9)‣ Learners’ engagement with digital media is complex and differentiated (Bennet et al. 2008, Hargittai, 2009)‣ Learners’ experience many difficulties transposing practices from social context into formal learning (Cranmer 2006)‣ Active knowledge building and sharing e.g. writing wikis, tagging, reviewing, recommending, repurposing, are minority activities to which most learners are introduced by educators (Selwyn 2009)‣ Some aspects of learners’ everyday practice with technology are at odds with practices valued in traditional academic teaching (Beetham 2009)
The Digital PractitionerSupporting learners learning in the cloud‣ Effective integration of digital literacies in Learning and Teaching Strategy‣ Tutor skills and confidence with technology is critical to learners’ development‣ Support in migrating to more ICT based study practices‣ Digital literacies need to be supported as learners engage in academic and authentic tasks Thriving in the 21st Century: Learning Literacies for the Digital Age (LLiDA project) 2009. (phase 1)
The Digital PractitionerCompetency Literacy Fluency How What When and Capabilities Why Basic skills in which fit an individual for Agile, instinctive, the digital sophisticated and living, learning realm and working in a multifaceted use digital society of technology.
From Doug Belshaw for the #etmooc session. 18th Feb 2013