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Design Based Research Proposal

The focus of this Design Based Research (DBR) proposal is to identify opportunities for interventions to assist developing and improving digital literacies of staff in higher education. It uses Phases one and two of the ‘Predictive and design-based research approaches … Continue reading

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Peer review process

My initial post identified the problem of a lack of digital literacies for both students and staff in higher education. After consultation with the course examiner via email and consideration of the options, I decided to pursue the problem of … Continue reading

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Digital literacies: Draft proposal available for comment

After some deliberation I decided to focus on the lack of digital literacies of staff working in higher education. Thanks for the feedback provided to my initial question posed to you as students in my post seeking feedback on digital … Continue reading

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Seeking feedback on digital literacies

What is the problem? Possessing ‘adequate’ digital literacies in higher education is an issue for both students and teaching staff and is frequently identified in the literature as a problem affecting the quality of eLearning experiences offered by higher education … Continue reading

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How NGL can inform my role as a teacher

When considering how NGL can inform my role as a teacher, I found the model of the networked teacher developed by Couros (2008) useful, as it represents an educator’s Personal Learning Environment (PLE) and identifies the connections and activities contributing … Continue reading

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As a student, participation in NGL was useful for me

As a student in this networked and global learning course, my approach to studying has been challenged because those used in my previous education courses in this program were principally aligned with a constructivist online approach to learning. Although some … Continue reading

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As a learner, participation in NGL was useful for me

In reflecting on my experience as an NGL learner, I decided to revisit Kilgyte’s threshold concepts and review my response to them at this stage of my networked learning journey. In my minute paper posted early in the course, I … Continue reading

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