Challenge – code breaking in online learning (Response)

Added by Helen DeWaard, Response for Learner Challenge Activity

My post on the padlet: Students coming into the online learning space – those who are there for the first time are overwhelmed with what to do and when; those who come with previous experiences are relying on past practice to figure it out which is often not helpful. Those with some digital fluencies can… Read more »

Four Moves to keep it REAL (Response)

Added by Helen DeWaard, Response for Holy CRAAP Activity

This blog post explores how curating resources as an educator takes more moves than just detecting CRAAP. An added layer includes examining the ‘trustworthiness’ of the source and resource. Educators also need to analyze whether the resources are useful, in full or part, for the students, course and content they are teaching. The four moves… Read more »

Digital Literacy: A Lesson in Humility (Response)

Added by Jessica OReilly, Response for What Are Digital Literacies? Activity

This response is not a definition of digital literacy, but a reminder that our willingness to say “I don’t know; please help me learn” is just as important for educators as for students trying to navigate an ever-changing digital landscape.

My column – Course as curation (Response)

Added by Helen DeWaard, Response for Curation Creation Activity

Curating resources, activities and content for a course can be done using a website or blog site. I’ve used WordPress and Weebly for course curation where iterations and revisions happen each time the course is taught. It’s a living, breathing curation of current and critical resources for the topics under discussion within the course. I’ve… Read more »

What is Digital Curation? (Response)

Added by Steven Secord, Response for Your Definition Is This Activity

It is the act of sifting and aggregating through digital resources with a discerning eye so as to create manageable collections of what teachers & students find relevant and useful. #WhatLibrariansDoEveryday

Consider This! Where have I been? (Response)

Added by Steven Secord, Response for Consider This Activity

Finding images that we have permission to use can take a little longer than a wide open Google search, however that time is worth it when you consider what you are contributing back to the community by doing so. I posted a blog on this topic, along with a short rant on marking assignments digitally… Read more »

Curation as course web site (Response)

Added by Helen DeWaard, Response for Find Your Fit Activity

I’ve been a curator for some time. When I’m prepping a new course, I create a course website and map out the course content as a curation of resources for the students. This is the starting point for our class or module conversations and a springboard for deeper learning. Since these are openly accessible, the… Read more »

One Picture (Response)

Added by Helen DeWaard, Response for Consider This Activity

Finding the perfect ‘one picture’ for a blog post or media production can be challenging. With so many curated collections of images, it’s hard to weave your way through and find just the right one. Using a variety of search words is one way to widen the view or narrow things down to manageable piles… Read more »