A lot of us have a profile. In fact, probably all of us. I have two, and I have two for a reason. I have a very closed social profile and a fairly open professional profile. In reality, I doubt that one is meant to be social and closed off means anything. If it is … Continue reading Digital literacy: professional public profile
Information literacy skills are those that are required to determine the quality of a source. But not only this, information literacy skills can aid in your searching for the correct information. By being able to filter out the plethora of information available on the Internet, you can improve your knowledge and increase your effectiveness in … Continue reading Digital Literacy: Information Literacy
Although 6th on the list of domains for the HEE digital literacy proficiency, technical proficiency is the first area that I want to discuss. Although not many may see the benefit of being technically proficient, it does have its benefits when approaching digital literacy. Not only will these be beneficial in choosing a device, but … Continue reading Digital Literacy: Technical literacy
The rise of the requirement for digital literacy in the workplace is increasing. In the next few blog posts are going to discuss the individual skills that make up in digital literacy comma and produce the little narrative on each. I'm going to take a look at the individual skills and how you can increase … Continue reading Digital literacy and me; an intro to future posts.
This is a session that I ran as a part of the Professional Development Series at my institution. In this session I consider what digital literacy means, and why it is important in an academic institution. It is mainly aimed at academics, but hopefully others would find it useful too. You can find the resources … Continue reading Digital Literacy PodCast
I wanted to start to collate some of the resources I use to encourage improvement of digital literacy. I use these resources to help guide my students to aid in their time in academia, and give them to colleagues to help with their digital literacy too. I want to start to build a repository that … Continue reading Skills for digital literacy
I attended a conference with Salford ONECPD yesterday on Driving Technology in Higher Education. One of the topics that was discussed by Lawrence Lilley was the difference between Digital Skills and Digital Literacy. And this made sense. The idea was that you could teach someone to use Word, but would they be able to use … Continue reading Digital ability