Presentation on theme: "Supporting Digital Literacy for academic MMU Nicola Beck Deputy Library Services Manager."— Presentation transcript:
Supporting Digital Literacy for academic staff @ MMU Nicola Beck Deputy Library Services Manager
What is Digital Literacy? digital literacy defines those capabilities which fit an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society JISC - Developing Digital Literacies: Briefing Paper in support of JISC Grant Funding 4/11(2011): http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/funding/2011/04/Briefingpaper.pdf
Digital Literacy within Higher Education (HE) Supporting the adoption and use of digital technologies in teaching ICT/Computer Literacy Information Literacy Digital communication/collaboration Classroom technology (inc. virtual learning)
Digital Literacy within MMU: drivers MMU corporate strategy for 2012-2017 quality, employability, excellent learning environment > well skilled, highly trained workforce Digital Literacy as a staff development priority for 2012-2013 Focus > baseline skills in relation to the use of technology Institutional acknowledgement that digital literacy underpins excellent teaching and learning University staff development priorities (MMU) http://www2.mmu.ac.uk/humanresources/current-staff/development/staff-development/
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