Designing a ‘digitally literate’ student and educator was the first group activity at the DL seminar held in Melbourne on 15 December. What does a digitally literate educator look like and what does a digitally literate student look like? These are the questions that have been uppermost in our mind at La Trobe University as we have… Continue reading Picturing a ‘digitally literate’ student and educator…
Tuesday’s seminar at La Trobe’s City campus was attended by delegates from as far away as Queensland. Initially planned for Victorian university libraries, the event was opened up more widely to meet the unexpected demand. There were also around 40 online participants, though unfortunately (given our topic) there were some technical difficulties with the last… Continue reading Digital Literacies: a seminar, a new community
It’s been a hectic week since I arrived at La Trobe, but the result is that we can really see all the hard work of the last few months coming together. I’ve been going through the outcomes from the seven focus groups, the meetings in schools led by library learning advisers, and the many conversations… Continue reading Bringing it all together
It was great to meet the teams that have been working on innovation projects with Digital Strategy funding today, and to have a chance to talk with some of the educational development and design staff at La Trobe as well. Matt Riddle introduced the topic of innovation and played some of Steve Johnson’s TED talk… Continue reading Innovation Showcase for Digital Learning
La Trobe University Library is very excited to be hosting a digital literacies seminar in Melbourne on Tuesday 15th December with Helen Beetham as our guest speaker. Helen is currently in Australia working with La Trobe University. Join us at the La Trobe University city campus or online for the webinar. Register online by Friday… Continue reading Digital literacies seminar – join the conversation in Melbourne or online
As part of our digital literacies audit we are interested in exploring specialist practices. How are digital literacies are embedded in curriculum design? What are staff and student experiences and how do they differ across disciplines? The La Trobe OLT funded project “Capabilities for Ehealth Education” is looking at the curriculum and digital literacies for health… Continue reading Specialist practices
As mentioned in Helen’s post yesterday , a review of digital literacies is part of the Digital Literacies Framework Project at La Trobe. Our digital literacies audit is made up of 11 sections that are broadly about: Strategic drivers for change; Core practices; and infrastructure. As we progress through the audit we’ll continue to post more… Continue reading What does our digital literacies audit look like?
In the UK, where I’ve worked on digital issues in education for over 15 years now, more than a dozen universities have carried out some kind of digital literacy audit. One reason for doing this is to benchmark the current situation, perhaps to measure the impact of a digital initiative, or to compare with other… Continue reading What is a digital literacies audit’?
A key outcome of the Digital Literacies project will be a Digital Literacies Framework for La Trobe University. The Framework will support a consistent approach to engaging with digital literacies. To inform the development of this framework the project Reference Group is conducting an audit of digital literacies at La Trobe. We are very fortunate to have… Continue reading La Trobe Digital Literacies Framework project – Introducing Helen Beetham