Digital literacy

NMC 2016 – horizon scanning for technologies

Horizon Report 2016: Improving digital literacy a daunting task for the under 25s   The 13th edition of the annual Horizon Report from the NMC, that is designed to identify emerging technologies that are likely to have an impact on teaching and learning, has highlighted improving digital literacy as one of six major challenges facing… Read more »

What are your digital strengths?

We all have strengths and weaknesses when it comes to digital skills.  To help you understand where you are, we have developed a BU-specific questionnaire that will take you about 15 minutes to complete. We do ask for your Faculty and Department but you can complete the questionnaire anonymously if your prefer. CEL is trying… Read more »

Digital skills help for Baby Boomers and Generation Xers

Would you like to develop your digital skills?  Over the next 5 months, CEL is piloting a project in which our own Generation Y students help BU staff to develop their digital skills, knowledge and confidence. Our pilot follows similar, successful projects at other HEIs. In terms of what help and support will be available,… Read more »

BU to host the next Digital Citizenship Summit UK (DigCitSummitUK)

On 23 January, Bournemouth University will be hosting an international conference that aims to improve how students use technology and interact online. Called the Digital Citizenship Summit UK (DigCitSummitUK), it is a unique conference geared towards safe, savvy, and ethical use of social media and tech. “Digital Citizenship” is an umbrella term used to describe… Read more »

TEL Toolkit – a first look

We had a early Christmas present this year with a first look at the initial designs for the TEL Toolkit. The Toolkit is due to be released in the first week of February so this sneak preview was great to see. The home screen will enable you to access information on the tools in the… Read more »