Author: fionaSalisbury

May Webinar – Why digital literacy superpowers aren’t technical

Are you interested in how librarians can focus on digital communication to collaborate and to flourish in a digital world? Join Sally Pewhairangi to talk about how to build confidence and the tools you can use to “learn, grow and shine!” Sally is a successful digital communicator and collaborator through her blog The Library Boss. Sally will be sharing her experience on how digital communication makes you more effective at work and across professional networks. This session will be a two-way conversation – you can post questions for Sally prior the webinar on Padlet, and Sally will be asking you questions during the session. Facilitator:  Sally Pewhairangi (https://thelibraryboss.com/about-the-library-boss/ ) Date:  Wednesday 23 May 2018 Time: 12-1pm (AEST) Join the webinar at: https://zoom.us/j/299243698   Here is the link to a recording of this webinar: https://zoom.us/recording/play/vMopXyyxkwzCXsEVtPQWR98i_s0LFHWHaD9DP9bK-hq385YQupfKDFhu8uQwDAQ3...

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April webinar – Virtual Reality & higher education

April 2018 Virtual Reality in a higher education context – real projects with real data QUT librarians, Ellen Thompson and Sarah Howard, will share their passion and experiences of incorporating Virtual Reality resources into QUT Library. Experimenting with a variety of Virtual Reality headsets, hosting Virtual Reality library events, creating collaborations and partnerships,  and leading a yearlong Virtual Reality content in Higher Education curriculum project. These will be just some of the areas they will discuss.   Webinar details: Date: Friday 20th April 2018 Facilitators: Ellen Thompson and Sarah Howard, QUT Webinar Recording: Virtual Reality in a Higher Education...

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Digital Literacies ANZ webinar program for 2018!

Thanks to everyone who gave us feedback and ideas for the events you’d like to see in the DLANZ program for 2018.  We (Michael Arndell (UniSyd),  Kim Lewin (QUT) and Fiona Salisbury (LTU)) have used your suggestions to start to shape the  program.  Make sure you put the April and May dates in your calendar and watch out for more information about all upcoming 2018 events. April Virtual Reality in a higher education context – real projects with real data Facilitator: Ellen Thompson and Sarah Howard, QUT Date:  Friday 20th April 2018 Time: 12-1pm (AEST) Join the webinar at: https://zoom.us/j/794304513 QUT librarians, Ellen Thompson and Sarah Howard, will share their passion and experiences of incorporating Virtual Reality resources into QUT Library. Experimenting with a variety of Virtual Reality headsets, hosting Virtual Reality library events, creating collaborations and partnerships,  and leading a yearlong Virtual Reality content in Higher Education curriculum project. These will be just some of the areas they will discuss.   May Why digital literacy superpowers aren’t technical Facilitator:  Sally Pewhairangi (Finding Heroes https://findingheroes.co.nz/contact/ ) Date:  Wednesday 23 May 2018 Time: 12-1pm (AEST) Join the webinar at: https://zoom.us/j/299243698 July CAUL Digital Dexterity program and projects Facilitator:   Carmel O’Sullivan (USQ) Date:  tbc Time: tbc September ALIA and Digital and Information Literacies and the digital economy Facilitator:   Sue McKerracher (ALIA) Date:  tbc Time: tbc October write@uni – An online resource by Libraries and Learning Services https://flexiblelearning.auckland.ac.nz/writeatuni/ Facilitator:...

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31st October 2017 – NMC Second Horizon Project Strategic Brief on Digital Literacy

Join Courtney Hall Giesinger to find out more about The New Media Consortium (NMC) report – Digital Literacy in Higher Education, Part II – a follow-up report to the 2016 strategic brief that examines digital literacy through a global and discipline-specific lens to reveal new contexts that are shaping the way learners create, discover, and critically assess digital content. Facilitator:  Courtney Hall Giesinger, Project Director, The New Media Consortium (NMC) Date: Tuesday 31st October Time: 10:00-11:00am (AEDT) (UTC +11) Webinar slides – NMC Digital Literacies Presentation Photo by Patrick...

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Benchmarking Student Digital Experience in Higher Education with Jisc

The Jisc Student Digital Experience Tracker is a survey tool that enables higher education institutions to explore how students use and feel about the digital tools, environment and support these institutions provide. The Tracker offers organisations valuable insight into how students are experiencing digitally enhanced learning, and provides an opportunity for them to engage students in the design of their curriculum and the digital environment. This international survey also provides benchmarking data for each participating institution against their sector average. A number of universities from Australia/NZ participated in the Tracker in 2016/2017 (including La Trobe, Adelaide, UniSA, RMIT, Otago,...

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