Developing Digital Literacies: A series of national workshops on developing learners and learning organisations for the 21st Century
A free workshop from the JISC e-Learning Programme on developing digital literacies is taking place on 4th November in Wales, organised in partnership with JISC RSC Wales.
The workshops will be held in three locations connected by video conferencing:
- Swansea University
- Aberystwyth University
- Deeside College
These workshops will offer the latest in organisational thinking and educational development around digital literacies. Participants will hear the outcomes of recent JISC-funded activity in this area and be given the chance to share their own experiences through structured activities. Proven resources in support of staff and curriculum development and institutional change will be available to download, adapt and use in participants’ own contexts of work.
The workshops will be suitable for:
Educational professionals with an interest in and responsibility for digital literacy. They may be located in: e-learning teams; library/learning resource teams; educational or learning development; academic departments; careers/employability teams; outreach teams; other support services; quality; senior management.
The workshops will be facilitated by Helen Beetham (consultant) and author of JISC’s recent review of digital literacies and lead consultant on the Learning Literacies for a Digital Age1 (LliDA) project Dr Greg Benfield (Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development, Oxford Brookes University) of the recent JISC Supporting Learners in a Digital Age2 (SLiDA) study.
Further information together with the registration forms for the workshops, is available from http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/elearning/developingdigitalliteracies/4thNovWorkshop.aspx and resources from the national workshops are now available from http://bit.ly/jiscdiglit
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We look forward to seeing you there!