Tag Archives: digital literacy

Looking at NUS charter for tech compared to Digitally Ready view

In my last post, I reproduced the charter the NUS has produced on Technology in Higher Education.  This post will look in a bit more detail at the ways the Digitally Ready project seeks to address the points made in … Continue reading

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Digital Development Forum Programme Autumn Term (2011-2012)

We are delighted to announce the Digital Development Forum Programme Autumn Term (2011-2012) Please book your sessions via CSTD (these are primarily aimed at staff) Workshop CMS Audio Workshop for publishing audio files onto CMS pages : Paul Janota, ITS … Continue reading

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The Growth of Social Media

The Search Engine Journal has an interesting Infographic about the use of social media. It shows a very steep rise in the use of social networking across all age groups from the middle of last decade (the 2000s) to the … Continue reading

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The myth of ‘digital native’

Gerald Haigh recently authored a blog post entitled:  Open University research explodes myth of ‘digital native’ in which he reviews some ongoing work at the OU on use of digital technologies in distance education. The term ‘digital natives’ comes from … Continue reading

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Digital Leisure and Digital Literacy

There is an interesting post on the University of Glamorgan’s Learning Zone blog entitled: “Digital Leisure and Digital Literacy”. It starts as follows: “We often assume that 18-21 year-old students are digital whiz-kids, brilliant at anything to do with computers, … Continue reading

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Learn to discern

There is an interesting article in the THES by Frank Webster entitled “Learn to discern” In the article he addresses the idea of computer literacy, and suggests we “lay off the ‘literacy’ metaphor” which in the case of “computer literate” … Continue reading

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