February 2014 Blog Posts (7)

Developing your learners digital literacies

As part of our month on the subject of literacy, I thought you may find these resources from JISC useful. http://jiscdesignstudio.pbworks.com/w/page/40474566/JISC-Digital-Literacy-Workshop-materials  Of particular interest is the Literacy Development Framework. (See the example below.) Students are encouraged to identify their current skills and plan for their…


Added by Diana Ayling on February 27, 2014 at 9:31 — No Comments

Every wondered what your colleagues did over the holidays?

Melanie Miller and I were teaching summer school. We had 41 students studying the Certificate in Higher Education from December to February. The students are all graduates of New Zealand polytechnic degree programmes under the Saudi Arabian, King Abdullah Scholarship…


Added by Diana Ayling on February 26, 2014 at 10:26 — No Comments

Information Literacy Tips for Teachers and Learners

This fantastic contribution to our literacy month was prepared by Fran Skilton, Unitec librarian. Thanks Fran!

Information literacy


The concept of information literacy…


Added by Diana Ayling on February 17, 2014 at 19:00 — No Comments

Someone disagrees with me!

Yes, it is true. I wrote in my post in January that I thought MOOCS were dead. However, there is someone who has a different point of view. I have to say he has some good points!…


Added by Diana Ayling on February 15, 2014 at 17:00 — No Comments

NMC Horizon Report - 2014 Higher Education Edition

A new episode of the "NMC Voice" video series is now available! Tune in, and in less than five minutes you can stay up to date on all things NMC. This month's episode features an innovative NMC member project, the recent Horizon Reportrelease, the launch of the NMC Academy, and more. …


Added by Diana Ayling on February 13, 2014 at 16:00 — No Comments

Update for February 2014

Welcome back to everyone who has been away on leave. Our community of teachers has started off the year with new energy. See below for details of our leader board. We now have 468 active members. Please welcome...

Regan Potangaroa

Beverley Clark…


Added by Diana Ayling on February 10, 2014 at 16:30 — No Comments

DIY Maths – Unitec’s award-winning online textbook!

See below for a fantastic contribution to literacy and numeracy education at Unitec from Becca Black, Academic Advisor to the Faculty of Technology and the Built Environment. Diana

Which of our library study guides was chosen as a "Best of" site out of 400,000…


Added by Diana Ayling on February 10, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments

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