February 10, 2012
Following on from our introductory "A conversation around what it means to be a digital university" post, we are now going to start to look in more detail at the matrix we introduced.
We believe that these four high level headings are key for strategic conceptualization for a 21st Century University. Below is the expanded [...]
January 31, 2012
The JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme is now well underway. As I reported from the programme start up meeting last October , the aim of this 2 year programme is too
" . . .promote the development of coherent, inclusive and holistic institutional strategies and organisational approaches for developing digital literacies for all staff and students [...]
January 26, 2012
Over the past 18 months I've been having a series of discussions with Bill Johnston (a colleague of mine here at Strathclyde) around notions information and digital literacy and of what it means to be a digital university.
We moved from a series increasingly long, and wide ranging ad hoc "in the kitchen/pub" chats to [...]
November 25, 2011
I've been dipping in and out of the JISC online conference this week. As usual, there has been a great mix of live presentations and asynchronous discussion. Two themes have risen to the top of my mind, (open) educational practice and (digital) literacy. I also recently attended the Mainstreaming Open Educational Practices Forum co-hosted [...]
November 9, 2011
This morning I was having a PROD call with Peter Kilcoyne from the WORDLE project (part of the current JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme). One area that came up during our discussion was open source alternatives to SPSS for data analysis of their baselining interviews with staff and students.
Peter and his team have [...]
October 5, 2011
The 12 successfully funded projects in the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme met yesterday (4 October) in Birmingham for the programme start-up meeting.
The aim of the programme is to:
" . . .promote the development of coherent, inclusive and holistic institutional strategies and organisational approaches for developing digital literacies for all staff and students in [...]