Learning and Teaching Digital Literacies

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Learning and Teaching Digital Literacies - presented at #EdTech12, NUI Maynooth, 1st June 2012


  • 1.Learning and Teaching Digital Literacies1st June 2012Catherine Cronin#EdTech12@catherinecroninImage: CC BY-SA 2.0 Ed Yourdon

2. WHY digitalliteracies? 3. Image: CC BY-NC 2.0 owaief89 4. http://youmediachicago.org 5. Exploring part IRESEARCH 6. Visitors and Residents by David S. White, Alison Le Cornuhttp://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/3171Image: CC BY-SA 2.0 Gideon Burton 7. what are digital literacies? accessagencyliteracy skills mediacritical thinkingsocial learninginterpret createcommunicatefluency 8. 8 essential elements of digital literacies1 1. Cultural5. Confident 2. Cognitive 6. Creative 3. Constructive7. Critical 4. Communicative 8. Civic1 Definition by Doug Belshawhttp://dougbelshaw.com/blog/2012/03/10/tedxwarwick-the-essential-elements-of-digital-literacies/ 9. 5 categories of digital literacy22 Definition by Ismael Pea-Lpezhttp://ictlogy.net/bibliography/reports/projects.php?idp=1441 10. digital literacies3 Knowledge of digital tools Critical thinking Social engagement3 Definition by Tabetha Newman, adapted by Josie Fraser http://fraser.typepad.com/socialtech/2012/03/digital-literacy-practice.html 11. Exploring part IITEACHING & LEARNING 12. 2nd year Professional Skills module BSc Computer Science & ITResearch, writing and presentation skills & digital literacies Images: CC BY-SA 2.0 rolvr; CC BY-SA 2.0 openDemocracy; CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 inju 13. Students will not simply passthrough a courselike water through a sieve,but instead leavetheir own imprint on the learning process. - Bryn Holmes (2001)Image: CC B 14. 3 tenets of my teachingopenness social media student voice/choice 15. openness social media student voice/choice 16. openness social media student voice/choice AIM:choose openness where possible & where appropriateUSEopen resourcesCREATE create to share, CC-licensed SHARE openly, including my/our own learning 17. http://www.scoop.it/ct231-student-showcase 18. openness social media student voice/choiceSocial Media enables connection and learning across the (artificial) boundariesof time and spaceTIME... class time, term time, academic yearSPACE... classrooms, labs, desks, buildings 19. I dont thinkeducation is aboutcentralized instructionanymore; rather,it is the process [of]establishing oneselfas a node in a broadnetwork of distributedcreativity. Joichi Ito @joiImage: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 yobink 20. digital identity Image: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Frederic Poi 21. Image: corners311 22. In a digital,networked, openworld people becomeless defined by theinstitution to which theybelong and more bythe network and onlineidentity they establish.- Martin Weller 23. http://about.me/catherinecronin 24. Forum: @CT231CT231 circleSharing: public & dm public & circlesTagging: #ct231#ct231 + #litet 25. openness social media student voice/choice 26. openness social media student voice/choice Use as many opportunities as possible for students toChoose & Create. TOPICSASSESSMENTMEDIARUBRICS TOOLS ... 27. WHAT wouldYOUlike to create? 28. Image: CC BY NC-SA 2.0 catherinecronin 29. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.Indeed it is the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead 30. Never doubt that a small group ofstudents thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.Indeed it is the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead 31. instructor-led student-ledindividual collaborativein class online, open 1 classroom authentic learning 32. challenges... 33. Exploring part IIIRESOURCES 34. http://www.guardian.co.uk/higher-education-network/blog/2012/may/15/digital-literacy-in-universities 35. A brief history of digital literacy in the UK and the EU (JISC Digital Literacies programme) Liveblog by @drbexl: http://digital-fingerprint.co.uk/2012/05/jisc-digital-literacies-programme-a-history-of-digital-literacy-in-uk-eu-jiscdiglit/ 36. http://hastac.org/blogs/cathy-davidson/2012/04/29/course-description-21st-c-literacies-phd-lab-digital-knowledge 37. http://ictlogy.net/20110603-analyzing-digital-literacy-with-a-single-simple-tweet/ 38. Selected JISC resources:Developing Digital Literacies programme (2012)Preparing for a Digital Future presentation (2011)Digital literacies for learners, researchers &teaching staff, by Helen Beetham, RhonaSharpe, Frances Bell, Simranjeet Singh Roud & ColHawksworthSLiDA project report (2010)Supporting learners in a digital age, by RhonaSharpe, Greg Benfield, Shalni Gulati & Judy HardyLLiDA project report (2009)Thriving in the 21st century: Learning literacies forthe digital age, by Helen Beetham, Lou McGill & Prof.Alison Littlejohn 39. Twitter hashtags:#digilit#jiscdiglitTwitter gems:@helenbeetham@josiefraser@dajbelshaw@fbell@daveowhite@hrheingold@ictlogist@crumphelen@bonstewart@dmlcentral@jiscdigital 40. Thank you! CC BY_NC 2.0 youngdoo @catherinecronincatherine.cronin@nuigalway.ie www.slideshare.net/cicronin