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Literacy in the Digital University

Literacy in the Digital University


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Four research seminars between October 2009 and April 2011
promoting new research into digital literacy practices in post-school education

These seminars will be conducted by researchers and others who have been involved in four recent publically-funded projects: Digital Literacies in Higher Education (Open University); Learning Literacies for a Digital Age (Glasgow Caledonian U); Literacies for Learning in Further Education' (Lancaster and Stirling Universities); Putting Web 2.0 to work - new pedagogies for new learning spaces' project (Universities of Edinburgh and Strathclyde).

First seminar: Friday October 16th 2009 Edinburgh University

Theme: The relation of new media practices to traditional literacy practices in the academy and the professions

Second seminar: Monday March 1st 2010 Glasgow Caledonian University

Theme: Digital texts and practices in formal and informal contexts and the transfer of learning across boundaries

Third seminar: Thursday 14th & Friday 15th October 2010 Open University

Theme: Methodologies for research in literacy and learning in digital contexts

Fourth seminar: Friday April 8th 2011 Lancaster University

Theme: A Research Agenda for Literacy in the Digital University



Robin Goodfellow (series organiser):
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