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Developing digital literacy with local employers | Jisc

Developing digital literacy with local employers | Jisc | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it

I have been working at Abingdon & Witney College with a core group of volunteer students to develop employability skills in relation to video conferencing and webinars as part of Students4webES project.

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Training learners in FE to set up and run webinars in collaboration with local employers. The webiars were based on the theme: " ‘What does an employer want from an employee?" The college involved will embed webinar training in L3 tutorials for all students from September 2013.

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Enterprise and employability | process.arts

Enterprise and employability | process.arts | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
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Collection of blog posts from process.arts on “Enterprise and employability”. Included are:  Developing Professional Online Identities, Improving Your Prospects through Online Profiles, Defining digital identity & practice and Sharing knowledge improve and develop professional identities

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Developing digitial literacies for working in a digital world : JISC

Developing digitial literacies for working in a digital world : JISC | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it

We heard this week that too many young people lack the social skills needed to get their first job. The report by the Work Foundation (PDF) doesn’t explicitly mention digital literacy, but perhaps it should. With an estimated 90% of UK jobs requiring some level of IT competency, the notion of digital literacy – those capabilities that equip an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society – is becoming a key requirement for employability.

 

But will they really make graduates more employable? Why are digital literacies important to institutions and students? Is this something new or the same old skills agenda just repackaged again?...

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Don't Leave College Without These 10 Digital Skills

Don't Leave College Without These 10 Digital Skills | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
Graduation season is upon us, and soon college graduates everywhere will have to face the "real world." These digital skills can help the transition.
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Each skills is related to how it can increase employability - looks useful

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Digital literacies for student employability: Spotlight on work placements | Digitally Ready

Digital literacies for student employability: Spotlight on work placements | Digitally Ready | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it

Rachel and I were invited to speak at the Teaching & Learning Showcase on ‘Assessing work placements’ here at Reading yesterday.

 

The showcase events are a series of informal lunchtime gatherings which provide an opportunity for colleagues to share T & L practices and ideas. The format is three speakers talking about a common topical issue for ten minutes each, with time for questions and discussion at the end.

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