Digital Literacies for Teaching Response

Added by Ronald Menard, response for It’s Alive! Activity

What best describes and contextualize my response to this activity is the use of “digital literacies” for teaching. They feature seven elements that are designed to support both teaching and learning: media, information, digital scholarship, learning skills, ICT literacy, career, identity management, communications, and collaboration. On the other hand, it also encourages information literacy; we… Read more »

Identify the challenges for my learners Response

Added by Ronald Menard, response for Empathy Map Activity

Empathy brings us to experience the learner’s perspective and to create an environment that is favourable to enhance one’s learning experience.  Most of the feedback/information that was gathered from my students were from posts, E-Mails, written assignments, informal discussions in the classroom. Next, I needed to identify the important challenges that my students had expressed… Read more »

Digital Literacies for Teaching Response

Added by Ronald Menard, response for What Are Digital Literacies? Activity

My definition for digital literacies (Belshaw 2012) for teaching include seven elements: media literacy, information literacy, digital scholarship, learning skills, ICT literacy, career and identity management, and communications and collaboration (Infokit guide produced by Jisc in the UK). Media literacy involves all forms of communications (E-Mails, Twitter, Blogs, etc.) in a range of media, whereas… Read more »