digital learning fellowship Katharine Jewitt

July 31st, 2015

Visiting Procat Digital

Visiting Procat Digital for the first time – here’s how to find your way around the website Top Menu When you visit the PROCAT Digital website, you will see the top menu at the top of the website. This shows how the website is categorised and split into six menu… Read More »

digital literacy

July 30th, 2015

Developing Students’ Digital Literacies

Developing Students’ Digital Literacies – JISC report JISC have produced an excellent report on developing students’ digital literacies. Following their research, they make a series of recommendations and guidelines for improving digital literacy skills for our students, which include: Encourage students as change agents Link digital literacies in with other… Read More »

Web 2.0 Issues and Advantages

July 29th, 2015

Web 2.0 Issues and Advantages

I focused on five of the biggest names of the interactive web: forums, wikis, blogs, polls and instant messaging Forums – Forums are asynchronous by design, but firmly grounded in real time in practice: waiting for responses that may never materialise is one problem; another is the latecomer’s dilemma: why… Read More »

CPD

July 28th, 2015

Free CPD Modules

CPD Modules Use these free resources to design your own tailor-made CPD programme Click the image to access the resources. The Learning Futures CPD framework is free and consists of 11 modules designed to support you to use learning technologies effectively. Select subjects that interest you Listen to the recorded… Read More »

generation z

July 27th, 2015

Generation Z

Thank you to everyone who has emailed or spoken to me about their plans to introduce digital technology to support learning. I’m really excited to hear your ideas and will be sharing them here on the blog. Following the Staff Development event, I know a lot of you have been… Read More »

employer engagement

July 23rd, 2015

Engaging with Employers

Learning will be enriched in college through the use of technology in the workplace Developing PROCAT as a digital leader, we need to understand the challenges and opportunities of digital technologies for teaching and learning. We also need to keep ahead with developments and trends in the FE and skills… Read More »

learning online

July 22nd, 2015

Promoting E-Learning

Promoting the Use of Technology for Teaching and Learning A key task for the digital learning fellowship is to promote the use of technology for teaching and learning, as well as, for research. To achieve this goal, variety is essential, because we are all different and what one of us… Read More »

digital learning fellowship

July 21st, 2015

Quarterly Update

3 Month Update – Digital Learning Fellowship It is exactly three months since the digital learning fellowship commenced. Today, an update of the fellowship was presented to the Board of Governors. View the presentation below to see all the activity that has been taking place over the last 12 weeks…. Read More »

independent learning for students

July 20th, 2015

Independent Learning

Independent Learning for Students – At PROCAT, we are developing the use of appropriate technologies for the best learning experiences for our students. Digital technology has a fundamental role to play in enhancing the learning experience of PROCAT’s students and improving efficiency for staff and students by enabling independent learning…. Read More »

Digital Learning Ambassadors

July 17th, 2015

Tools to facilitate collaboration

Learning involves Collaboration and Interaction I believe effective learning involves collaboration and interaction. Something that this article also argues, by Alastair Creelman. There are lots of useful online tools, many free of charge and open source that help us in our work and providing more effective teaching and learning. A… Read More »