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Diana Rhoten on Sparking Student Interests with Informal Learning (Big Thinkers Series)

Sociologist and digital learning expert Diana Rhoten founded the New Youth City Learning Network to help organizations like museums and libraries design digi...
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Really fascinating look at what is learning (not education) and how to spark a passion to love something.

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A chance to look forward to new technologies, ideas and innovations in 2015. Topic Icon photo 'Creative Hanging Happy New Year 2015' Designed by Vecree.com
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Change Agents Network event (with images, tweets) · ScottHibberson

The Jisc change agents’ network supports staff and students working in partnership on curriculum innovation projects in UK further education and skills and higher education.
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Welcome - Open Education Resources (OER) - IOE LibGuides at Institute of Education, London

Welcome - Open Education Resources (OER) - IOE LibGuides at Institute of Education, London | 2015 in libraries | Scoop.it
IOE LibGuides. Open Education Resources (OER). Welcome.
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Digital literacy as important as English and maths, Parliament warns - Education - TES News

Digital literacy as important as English and maths, Parliament warns - Education - TES News | 2015 in libraries | Scoop.it
Breaking education news about schools and further education. Find leading opinion, podcasts, comment and analysis on education from TES News
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Agreed – although article does not detail specifics of what constitutes DL or how this can be achieved, especially with lack of specified skills from some current teachers.

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'This house believes ...'

'This house believes ...' | 2015 in libraries | Scoop.it
Yesterday I confronted a childhood terror: I took part in a debate and - to my great relief and even greater surprise - emerged unscathed. I've always been anxious about confrontational situations ...
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Great job by all the debaters - really interesting session

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Books Right Here Right Now

Books Right Here Right Now | 2015 in libraries | Scoop.it
Reinventing Recommended Reading
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Interesting and relevant blog on Reading Lists at Manchester

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FreePint Blog: Making Current Awareness Part of Digital Literacy

Current awareness is increasingly in the hands of the end user. Information professionals are ideally placed to train users in best practices, covering all the different options available to users. As Steve Bynghall explains, one option is to make this a component of digital literacy programmes.
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Resources

Resources | 2015 in libraries | Scoop.it
Interested in finding out more about any of the Digital Literacy framework areas? We've collected links to information and resources related to each strand to help you take your practice to the nex...
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Transitions from school to higher education: understanding the needs …

Paper given at the European Conference of Information Literacy in Dubrovnik, Croatia 20-24th October 2014.
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Great to know that students were enthusiastic, supporting and wanting to improve their digital iteracies

 

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Creative Communities: expanding conceptions of digital literacy | Digital Present

Creative Communities: expanding conceptions of digital literacy | Digital Present | 2015 in libraries | Scoop.it
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IL Group (CILIP Information Literacy Group)

IL Group (CILIP Information Literacy Group) | 2015 in libraries | Scoop.it
A CILIP Special Interest Group which encourages debate and the exchange of knowledge in all aspects of Information Literacy.

The Information Literacy Group aims to:

- To provide a forum for discussion
- To disseminate information about local, national and international initiatives
- To encourage the publication of articles, both nationally and internationally, which share new ideas, initiatives and experience
- To encourage collaboration and support across all sectors of the profession
- To highlight and promote good practice
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What do wearable devices bring to market research?: Are wearable devices like Google Glass viable alternatives to mobile handsets for market research? | warc.com

What do wearable devices bring to market research?: Are wearable devices like Google Glass viable alternatives to mobile handsets for market research? | warc.com | 2015 in libraries | Scoop.it
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Tales from the crypt: 10 social media horror stories

Image available from Geek Peeks [Accessed March 2014].
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Great presentation on getting social media right. Features examples, a quiz (lots of fun) and a fair few laughs. Excellent as a session for students across many levels.

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Nurofen manufacturer accused of 'misleading' packaging

Nurofen manufacturer accused of 'misleading' packaging | 2015 in libraries | Scoop.it
Nurofen has been accused of using 'misleading' packaging over its 'specific pain' products.
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Really interesting article about packaging - the different looking products have the same active ingredient.

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Buzzfeed & Facebook in Infolit Sessions: Connecting What Students Use to Library Research

Buzzfeed & Facebook in Infolit Sessions: Connecting What Students Use to Library Research | 2015 in libraries | Scoop.it
I try to do all the right information literacy "stuff": active learning, hands-on work, positive attitude, etc... I also make sure I'm prepped for class at least a day before. Yesterday, I decided ...
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Can You Copyright a Dream?

Can You Copyright a Dream? | 2015 in libraries | Scoop.it
The new film Selma has sparked a bitter public debate, mostly concerning the film’s representation of President Lyndon Johnson’s stance on voting rights and how much artistic license is appropriate for a biopic centering on a major historical event. Less discussed, however, is the degree to which the MLK estate’s tough stance on copyright...
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Twitter’s not literature, but it can be a novel teaching tool

Twitter’s not literature, but it can be a novel teaching tool | 2015 in libraries | Scoop.it
Social media can help the literary world come alive for students, says academic Rosie Miles. Plus the latest higher education appointments
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Activities to support learners towards digital fluency (with images, tweets) · redsontour

Jisc RSCs Northwest and Yorkshire & Humber Digital Literacy Forum, 5-11-14, City of Liverpool College
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Josie Fraser - Digital Literacy in Practice: Making Change Happen - YouTube

Digital Literacy in Practice
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Building Schools for the Future has been a lever to look at how to teach Technology for Learning

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BoB National - Log in

BoB National - Log in | 2015 in libraries | Scoop.it

Explanation of the peer review journal process by Professor Brian Cox and Dr. Philip Campbell (Editor in Chief of Nature) from the programme Science Britannica 2/3. Method and Madness: Professor Brian Cox.

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IFLA Information Literacy Satellite Limerick - Critical Pedagogy for …

Presentation on the application of critical pedagogical theory to information literacy and my PhD research into how it can support political agency and partici…
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The Teacher's Guide To Google Glass - Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Google Glass - Edudemic | 2015 in libraries | Scoop.it
The potential for Google Glass in education is just too great. That's why we thought it would be useful to compile an early-stages 'Teacher's Guide to Google Glass'
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