Digital Literacies at ALT-C

Digital Literacies was a hot topic at the recent ALT-C conference, held at the University of Nottingham from 7th-9th September 2010.

Helen Beetham and Fred Garnett led a pre-conference workshop on Digital Literacies on Monday 6th September. The workshop was designed for everyone with a research and/or development interest in digital literacies, and those whose roles are . . . → Read More: Digital Literacies at ALT-C

JISC-TEL Workshop on Digital Literacies – 6th September 2010

You are invited to attend a workshop on Digital Literacies on Monday 6th September at the East Midlands Conference Centre as an ALT-C pre-conference workshop.

PARTICIPANTS
The workshop is designed for everyone with a research and/or development interest in digital literacies, and those whose roles are changing to accommodate a ‘digital literacies’ agenda. Participants will:

Explore materials from the . . . → Read More: JISC-TEL Workshop on Digital Literacies – 6th September 2010

Effective Learning in the Digital Age

The 11th ELESIG Symposium, sponsored by JISC, will report the work of the SLiDA Project that has been investigating how institutions are creating and enabling opportunities that promote the development of effective learning in a digital age.

The main deliverables of the project are 10 institutional case studies and a final report with recommendations for further and . . . → Read More: Effective Learning in the Digital Age

Learning Literacies for a Digital Age

Helen Beetham, of the Digital Literacies theme, recently presented her work on ‘Learning Literacies for a Digital Age’ at the SEDA Spring conference held at the University of Leeds.

“Despite their pervasive use of social technologies, few learners make effective use of digital technology to support their learning, or graduate with the skills necessary for lifelong learning . . . → Read More: Learning Literacies for a Digital Age

LLRC Digital Literacies Summer School

Lancaster Literacy Research Centre has a few places remaining on their International Summer School in Digital Literacies in 2010. The course will explore various aspects of the changing communicative landscape. Participants are invited from the UK and overseas, at doctoral level and above, from any field of study with an interest in digital literacies research.

The Summer . . . → Read More: LLRC Digital Literacies Summer School

Digital Literacies briefing available for download

We’re pleased to announce that Julia Gillen and David Barton‘s research briefing on ‘Digital Literacies’ is now available to download here.

With contributions from Fred Garnett and Gunther Kress and a foreword by TLRP-TEL Director Richard Noss, the briefing looks at current definitions of digital literacies with reference to TLRP-TEL projects.

If you are interested in obtaining hard . . . → Read More: Digital Literacies briefing available for download

Digital Literacies – new resources online

The TLRP-TEL Digital Literacies strand site has been updated recently with new resources, including a research briefing on the topic and a discussion forum.

We hope that you will read the Research Briefing on Digital Literacies published on this website first. We are interested in developing the ideas expressed in the Research Briefing by learning from other . . . → Read More: Digital Literacies – new resources online

Helen Beetham gives keynote at JISC Conference

In November 2009, Helen Beetham gave a keynote talk about “Responding to Learners” at the JISC Innovating e-Learning 2009 Online Conference

To read a transcript of Helen’s talk, please click here. For further information about the session, including the associated Powerpoint and Elluminate session, please . . . → Read More: Helen Beetham gives keynote at JISC Conference

Digital Literacies Workshop

The workshop was held at the Lancaster University Conference Centre at the Lancaster House Hotel.

Introduction to the workshop

“At the heart of each TLRP-TEL project is a central research challenge: to understand what meanings our learners are creating for themselves as they engage with the artefacts we develop. It is more or less clear that attempting . . . → Read More: Digital Literacies Workshop