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Learning Space Design - YouTube Playlist

Learning Space Design - YouTube Playlist | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
A playlist that highlights videos that relate to the Jisc RSC Learning Space Design offer.
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Please contact me with any videos that could be added to this list. We would particularly like to see case studies showing interesting uses of space as well as the views of students and teachers / lectures

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Digital Skills | All Aboard

Digital Skills | All Aboard | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it

The National Digital Skills Framework which we are building is not intended to be an overly formal document with huge levels of complexity, but rather a living document that adapts and evolves to suit all of our needs and which seeks to keep as up to date as possible with technologies and the related human skills. It is intended to be community-owned, building on the excellent work of others in the whole area of digital literacies, skills & training, and professional development.

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What's Your Digital Identity: Leading and Engaging via Social Media

Keynote presentation from Future EdTech hosted by Ovum. http://futureedtech.com/

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https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/student-affairs-and-technology
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Social Media Issues | Stanford University Comm 182/282

Social Media Issues | Stanford University Comm 182/282 | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
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Eight week course led by @hrheingold . Includes a summary of each session and reflections by students

 

 

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Using Social Media to Listen and Learn about UK Higher Education | Student Affairs and Technology | InsideHigherEd

Using Social Media to Listen and Learn about UK Higher Education | Student Affairs and Technology | InsideHigherEd | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
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Useful and interesting insights into developing networks in a new country using social media by @EricStoller 

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The Long Road SFC Digital Literacy Course | LRSFC Digital Literacy

The Long Road SFC Digital Literacy Course | LRSFC Digital Literacy | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
This course is for students at a transition stage between college and university/employment. It focuses on: digital identity, behaviour and practice and can be used as part of the UK 16- 19 study programme. Students can assess their own digital literacy throughout the course and use this self-awareness to set targets to improve their skills. The course puts a strong emphasis on employability and includes contributions from local employers about the digital literacy skills they look for in job applicants.
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Can be downloaded as a Moodle course under creative commons

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Jisc Digital Festival 2015 - #digifest15 - YouTube

Relive the Jisc Digital Festival 2015. For more details, visit http://www.jisc.ac.uk/digifest
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Where Does Our Digital Literacy Come From? - @insidehighered

Where Does Our Digital Literacy Come From?  - @insidehighered | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it

...Perhaps it's time to create assessments for higher education professionals that measure their digital literacy journey? Figuring out what people know about all things digital when they enter a new environment would be exceptionally helpful for folks who work in staff development. And, assessing the digital literacy of existing staff would send a clear message that technology competency is an ongoing part of our professional trek...

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Digital literacy: the perks and pitfalls of plugged-in students

Digital literacy: the perks and pitfalls of plugged-in students | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it

Researchers using student data in learning analytics cannot ignore ethical concerns.

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The curious case of Leah Palmer

The curious case of Leah Palmer | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
What do you do when social media goes wrong?

 

"She is an attractive, single, fun-loving 20-something Briton currently living the high life in Dubai.

 

She has an active social-media presence and often chats with family and friends on sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

If you are a man, you might even have spotted Leah on dating app Tinder, looking for romance.

 

Ignore the man in the photo. He is her nasty ex-boyfriend.

Actually, Leah Palmer does not exist..."

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OER Schools Conference - what did school staff think of the event?

OER Schools Conference - what did school staff think of the event? | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
OER Schools Conference Feedback We asked conference attendees to feedback on three questions: their key take away, a follow-up action, and challenges to embedding the use of open licences across th...
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Teachers talk enthusiastically about using Open Educational Resources

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Jisc: Exemplars of effective practice in support of students’ digital experiences

Jisc: Exemplars of effective practice in support of students’ digital experiences | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it

Following a call in November 2014, we have identified almost 50 exemplars of effective practice in support of students’ digital experiences. The exemplars have been written up with the support of the staff (and in some cases students) involved. They can be accessed via the seven challenges for institutions, or you can browse the whole set below. They are organised according to the main challenge addressed.

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FE Digital Student consultation events underway | Jisc Digital Student

FE Digital Student consultation events underway | Jisc Digital Student | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it

"This week I attended the second in a series of events taking place throughout the UK as part of the FE Digital Student Project and was delighted to see plenty of stimulating discussions and thought-provoking presentations centred around the theme of learners’ expectations and experiences of using technology in further education."

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Great post by @ScottHibberson on a #digitalstudnet event he attended this week. 

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RI, US launch joint digital literacy program

To enhance the use of social media for the sake of the common good across the archipelago, Indonesia and the US introduced a new digital literacy program on Tuesday.
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Another international digital literacy programme via @PennyRobertson
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Enhancing student services with digital engagement

Enhancing student services with digital engagement | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
There is no question that UK higher education (HE) is changing. Conversations and essays about the importance of the student experience abound, but we can see it simply by looking at the different channels and evolving nature of student-staff interactions. 
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Comment on this blog, by Simon Thomson, recognising the high quality social connectivity many UK libraries have with their customers:

"...I think other university service areas could learn a lot from their libraries. They know how to connect with people & they know they must be in the same spaces as their customer base in order to do that."

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LIBRARY FIGHT: The YikYak rumour which rocked campus to its very core

LIBRARY FIGHT: The YikYak rumour which rocked campus to its very core | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
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 Is this do-it-yourself #digitalcapability ?

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The Global Search for Education: Digital

The Global Search for Education: Digital | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it

"If you think educating an individual to be digitally literate is difficult today, just imagine what it will be like 5 years from now?"

 

"the essential literacies are attention, crap detection, participation, collaboration, and network awareness."

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Interview with @hrheingold prior to his appearance today at Education Fast Forward 13 in Norway. http://www.effdebate.org/eff13/

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Further Education project posts final report | Jisc Digital Student

Further Education project posts final report | Jisc Digital Student | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
Investigating students' expectations of the digital environment

 

The Jisc Digital Student project has investigated the expectations and experiences of technology provision held by students coming into higher education, and also funded a small review of current practice within secondary schools. The further education and skills project ran between 1 June 2014 and 30 April 2015 in order to extend the findings of the Digital Student project to further education and skills.

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Clued Up! Digital skills for the 21st Century Student

Clued Up! Digital skills for the 21st Century Student | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
This site has 8 main sections. Each page is designed to make you reflect on your own online experience and knowledge, showcase the views of some of our London Met students and provide practical ideas and advice to help you get more clued up about being a digital student.
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Looks like a useful guide for students with sections on digital identity and study skills. Lots of videos of students talking about their experiences.

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MediaSmarts | MediaSmarts launches comprehensive digital literacy framework for Canadian schools

OTTAWA, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - MediaSmarts, Canada's centre for digital and media literacy, has today launched an extensive new program to support teachers in integrating digital literacy into their classrooms. Use, Understand & Create: A Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian Schools (K-8) is a cross-curricular program that provides teachers with an array of tools to give students the skills they need for the digital age.

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Fast track to FELTAG | Jisc

Fast track to FELTAG | Jisc | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
Heart of Worcestershire College – 2014’s Association of Colleges Beacon Award winner for effective use of technology in further education – will tomorrow be hosting ‘Fast track to FELTAG’, an event designed to help colleges adopt a complete blended learning model and meet the FELTAG recommendations. 
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Paul McKean talking in a podcast about how the new Jisc Account Manager and Subject Specialist model can support providers implementing the FELTAG recommendations:

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"Digital Students are different - 10 posters to download and print"

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Each poster headlines a student point of view followed by an attractive illustration and other, some conflicting, student opinions.

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Wales' radical curriculum overhaul wins cross-party support

Wales' radical curriculum overhaul wins cross-party support | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it

Plans to modernise Wales’ national curriculum by ensuring pupils are “digitally competent” by the time they leave school have received cross-party support.

 

The Welsh Conservatives, Welsh Liberal Democrats and Plaid Cymru have all thrown their weight behind the findings of Professor Graham Donaldson’s wide-ranging review of curriculum and assessment arrangements.


His report, commissioned by the Welsh Labour Government, champions six “areas of learning and experience” as the basis for Wales’ new schools offer, which would underpin all learning from the age of three through to 16.


Prof Donaldson supports the introduction of three “cross-curriculum responsibilities” – literacy, numeracy and digital competence – that all teachers would be expected to deliver.

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Six ways your tech is spying on you – and how to turn it off | Alex Hern

Six ways your tech is spying on you – and how to turn it off | Alex Hern | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
Compared with what’s already happening, Samsung’s warning not to discuss sensitive issues in front of its TVs seems pretty tame. But you can fight back
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What is Digital Citizenship?

Teaching students in @ICTPHMS class all about Digital Citizenship. Below are students blog posts. Archives.

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Students write about what digital citizenship means to them.

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Google CLO: ‘EU needs to complete digital single market initiative’ | Business Cloud News

Google CLO: ‘EU needs to complete digital single market initiative’ | Business Cloud News | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
Europe needs to complete its ambitious digital single market initiative if it wants to help citizens and local technology businesses thrive, according to David Drummond, Google’s senior vice president of corporate development and chief legal officer.
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The digital single market, seven pillars include digital literacy skills
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