Information literacy

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This interactive learning tool was designed and developed by eLanguages in Modern Languages at the University of Southampton with support from the university Student Centredness Fund. The purpose of this set of learning resources is to help students: explore the educational uses of Web 2.0 tools and services;familiarise themselves with a range of useful applications for study-related purposes;highlight good practice in the use of social software and the internet, in general. Please use the buttons on the right for further information and to send us feedback. Technical requirements. How The Best Web Tools Fit Into Bloom's Digital Taxonomy.

There are some very popular tools and apps out there.

How The Best Web Tools Fit Into Bloom's Digital Taxonomy

We showcase a boatload of them here on Edudemic. But there’s been a growing trend of figuring out how to actually integrate all these together and how to effectively use the best web tools to enhance learning in the classroom. One of the most powerful visualizations to date has been the fabulous Padagogical Wheel (with an ‘a’ instead of an ‘e’) that shows how to integrate iPads into just about everything like SAMR and beyond.

Now there’s a new visual guide that you should check out. It’s a pyramid that I spotted on Pinterest here . Mfortably 2.0: The Digital Citizenship Survival Kit. It's a simple little prop I use when teaching Digital Citizenship to our K-8 #aurorahuskies students.

mfortably 2.0: The Digital Citizenship Survival Kit

I love utilizing props to try to get my point across to students. To me, it helps a student retain the lesson better. Information Literacy. Moira's InfoLit blog. Adapting PowerPoint Lectures for Online Delivery: Best Practices. January 7, 2013 By: Emily A.

Adapting PowerPoint Lectures for Online Delivery: Best Practices

Moore in Online Education If you use PowerPoint lectures in your face-to-face classes, you can use those same lectures as jumping-off points for creating narrated animations for your online students to watch. That’s the good news. 21st-century Scholarship and Wikipedia. Printer-friendly version Send to friend Amber Thomas explores the ways in which emerging research practices and Wikipedia illustrate the changing boundaries of academic work.

21st-century Scholarship and Wikipedia

Wikipedia, the world’s fifth most-used Web site [1], is a good illustration of the growing credibility of online resources. Groups > ILRead. Information literacy – long list of resources. Information literacy – long list of resources. Can the Digital Generation Do Anything Right? - Marketplace K-12. Open University Library Services. A literature review as collective and inner library.

I recently mentioned in passing in this blog, in relation to writing book reviews in fact, the book by Pierre Bayard provocatively entitled How to talk about books you haven’t read (2007).

a literature review as collective and inner library

I want to suggest now that this is actually a book worth reading – not so that you can literally do what the title suggests, although you might feel this is very acceptable after you’ve read it – but rather worth reading for the key points that Bayard makes. I contend that these are as relevant to academic reading – and the dreaded ‘literature review’ in particular – as any of the how-to-do it texts, including my own. How Google Impacts The Way Students Think. It’s always revealing to watch learners research.

How Google Impacts The Way Students Think

When trying to understand complex questions often as part of multi-step projects, they often simply “Google it.” Why do people migrate? Implementing ANCIL [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Introduction. E-Safety. Plagiarism. You have something in common with the smartest people in the world.


You see, everyone has ideas. We use our minds to create something original, whether it’s a poem, a drawing, a song, or a scientific paper. Some of the most important ideas are published and make it into books, journals, newspapers and trustworthy websites that become the building blocks for things we all learn. Coursera. IJ-SoTL: Current Issue: Volumn 6, Number 1 - January 2012.

Follow The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning community at Georgia Southern has suffered a tremendous loss.

IJ-SoTL: Current Issue: Volumn 6, Number 1 - January 2012

One of our own, Lorraine Gilpin, Professor in the College of Education passed away on August 30. Lorraine was a devoted SoTL advocate, a dear colleague and a beloved friend. S3 Home : s3. Dyma neges ddwyieithog felly sgroliwch i lawr am y fersiwn Saesneg / This is a bilingual post, please scroll down for an English translation Model cyflogadwyedd newydd ar gyfer yr unfed ganrif ar hugain: y pwysigrwydd o gyfryngau cymdeithasol a sgiliau cyflogadwyedd digidol Mewn digwyddiad Academi Addysg Uwch yn ddiweddar dan arweiniad Prifysgol John Moores < yn Lerpwl, cafodd pawb y cyfle i ddarganfod cyngor cyflogaeth a roddwyd i ddysgwyr AU gan diwtoriaid a swyddogion sy’n rhoi arweiniad ar yrfaoedd.

Social Bookmarking with students: Quality not quantity! Knowing how to organise, filter, research, evaluate and bookmark resources online is a valuable skill for students to gain. However, we can’t assume giving students access to a social bookmark tool means they’ll know what’s expected or will gain the necessary skills. This guest post by Donal O’ Mahony shares his experience and advice using social bookmarking with students. Image by The iconoclastic yet iconic ionic icon licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Social bookmarking with students When I first taught social bookmarking we jumped straight into using Diigo, a social bookmarking tool, and I soon discovered that the students dumped links irrespective of their quality. Information Literacy in the Workplace. Project. Research in Learning Technology. Aims & ScopeResearch in Learning Technology is the journal of the Association for Learning Technology. It aims to raise the profile of research in learning technology, encouraging research that informs good practice and contributes to the development of policy.

The journal publishes papers concerning the use of technology in learning and teaching in all sectors of education, as well as in industry. Resources Centre - learning and teaching resources from the Higher Education Academy. Developing digital literacies. Overview Many learners enter further and higher education lacking the skills needed to apply digital technologies to education. As 90% of new jobs will require excellent digital skills, improving digital literacy is an essential component of developing employable graduates. Courses that embed core digital skills, as well as subject specific use of technology, enable students to gain the skills and confidence they need to use digital technology not only to support their learning but also in the workplace.