Monthly Archives: June 2012

Digital Literacy workshops for students (pilots)

This week I have been lucky enough to be working with the 1st year students from the School of Systems Engineering in their post-exam period.  We run a number of workshops and presentations for them during this period, and colleagues … Continue reading

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Developing digital literacy: trial and error?

An ongoing longitudinal study “Digital Visitors and Residents” has found “that learners develop a variety of digital literacies often through a social trial-and-error process, without the direct support or advice of their educational institutions” (press release, report (pdf)). This is … Continue reading

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Digital Assets

We all have lots of digital stuff, be it photos, music, books or software. The University is good at backing up and generally looking after such stuff on centrally owned machines, but what do we do about the electronic stuff … Continue reading

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Interesting presentation on learning & teaching digital literacies

From Catherine Cronin (@catherinecronin) of the National University of Ireland at Galway, being presented today at EdTech 2012, NUI Maynooth. Brings together lots of framework thinking about what digital literacy is.

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