Category Archives: Digital literacies

How can technology best support the development of employability skills?

A little while ago I had the pleasure of being part of a panel as part of a course for senior institutional managers looking at entrepreneurship, exploring the topic of ‘how can technology support employability’. This was an interesting question, as we have over the years explored this issue through a number of projects, but … Read more

New resources to support developing digital literacies

We’ve produced two new online resources on developing digital literacies, based on the recent work of the Jisc-funded programme. The main resource is the Developing digital literacies infokit, which provides both the big strategic picture and some on-the-ground guidance on approaches to work in this area. It offers practical guidance on supporting the development of … Read more

Approaches to supporting change

It’s always nice when lots of things you’re working on come together, and I had a day like that today at the Jisc Learning and Teaching Experts group. Changing the learning landscape, digital literacies, and students as change agents were all on the agenda: all interesting areas in their own right, and particularly so once … Read more

Students as change agents

I’ve had a few opportunities over the last week or so to hear about some of the great work that institutions are doing with students as change agents. At our Digital literacies: changing student practices webinar last week, we heard about the work that Exeter, Oxford Brookes and Greenwich have been doing with their students, … Read more

Digital literacies and European TEL research

I was lucky enough to have a workshop accepted at ARV13 this year, a European symposium in which participants attend linked workshops on themes in TEL research. Although the workshop was not funded by Jisc, I took the opportunity to raise awareness of the Developing Digital Literacies programme, and especially the Exeter Cascade project which … Read more

Developing digital literacies webinars

We ran a series of webinars in February-May 2013 to disseminate and discuss the work of the Developing digital literacies projects. Each hour-long webinar discussed an aspect of the programme’s work. The webinars were free and open to all, and recordings of them are available. Events in this series: Current issues and approaches in developing … Read more