digital literacies

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Visiting Scholar at National University of Singapore

By |2016-11-06T09:55:39+11:00October 25th, 2013|Professional|

I was fortunate to be invited as a visiting scholar with the Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning (CDTL) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) from the 29th September until the 12th October, 2013. NUS is consistently ranked as one of the top research universities in the world and I was delighted to engage in dialogue at [...]

Challenges in Using Technologies in Higher Education

By |2016-11-06T09:55:39+11:00June 23rd, 2012|Professional|

Today I wanted to reflect on some of the challenges we face in higher education in relation to using technologies for learning and teaching. I believe the three main challenges centre on digital literacies, affordances and support. I think we would all agree that literacy is no longer the ability to read and write but [...]

Empowering Staff to Redesign Courses

By |2016-11-06T09:55:39+11:00March 5th, 2012|Professional|

I recently attended the E-Learning Summit in Sydney in February and presented on some of our initiatives within the Flexible Learning Institute in relation to designing at the course/degree level as opposed to the single subject level. In my view, to make progress in redesigning curriculum the 'granularity' we choose to focus on needs to [...]