This curation will be used to gather discipline specific activities for utilising and developing digital literacies in Higher Education in the UK. This will be part of a HEA initiative to promote ways to develop resources and practice in this area.
Date: 22 Nov 2013Start Time: 09:45 amLocation/venue: University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Belfast.
This interactive workshop will introduce staff and students from STEM disciplines to a number of resources which will allow them to reflect on current skills and practice and explore how technology can be introduced into the curriculum to enhance digital literacy (DL).
I think there is value in a system that captures skills development evidence on a lifelong basis that many providers could work with. Just because the term 'Badges' is used should not allow it to be trivialised. It could fill a valuable gap that enables employers to find graduates who can meet their immediate and long-term needs. I am following this to see how it works out in practice.
The European Open Education Portal. Find open educational resources and exchanges best practices.
A new european initiative to improve the access to Open Education across the EU members. How this may work in practice will take some time to settle out but it needs to be valued appropriately by all the institutions and their staff. It needs to build upon the existing (repository) networks and not compete with them.
Leicester City Council’s Building Schools for the Future Programme is working in Partnership with De Montfort University on the DigiLit Leicester Project – the development of a Digital Literacy Framework for secondary level school staff.