Supporting Staff Development in Digital Literacy: The DigiLit Leicester Project

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Slides for the digital literacy workshop delivered by Lucy Atkins and Josie Fraser as part of ALT-C 2014: Riding Giants, in the Learning to Ride track. The workshop took place on Tuesday 2 September 2014 at The University of Warwick.

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  • 1. The DigiLit Leicester ProjectLucy AtkinsJosie FraserRichard Hall

2. Project Context 2 year Knowledge Exchange Project Leicester City Council, De Montfort University and 23Leicester BSF schools Lucy Atkins Research Associate Josie Fraser Leicester City Council Richard Hall De Montfort UniversityDeveloping secondary school staff digital literacy, throughthe implementation of a self-evaluation framework. 3. Project Approach Literature Review and Consultations Framework and Survey Development 2013 Survey Recommendations and School Activities 2014 Survey 4. Project Impact Significant cultural change Engagement with all schools Digital literacy strategy and implementation planwithin the University Shared understanding of digital literacy situated inpractice Comparative analysis shows that a statisticallysignificant change in staff confidence has occurred Openness 5. DigiLit Leicester Framework Finding, Evaluating and Organising Creating and Sharing Assessment and Feedback Communication, Collaboration and Participation E-Safety and Online Identity Technology supported Professional DevelopmentEntry Core Developer Pioneer 6. Activity1. In groups, select a strand or create a new strand2. Populate strand with statements/practicesrelevant to each level3. Group presentations feeding back to thegroupFeeding back at 9:40am 7. GroupPresentations 8. Project Reports and LinksInitial Project Report (outlining the secondary school digital literacyframework and including all of the survey content), June 20132013 Survey Results , October 2013Defining a self-evaluation digital literacy framework for secondaryeducators: the DigiLit Leicester Project Research in LearningTechnology, April 2014Project Activities Report, May 20142014 Survey Results, September