A presentation by Dr Jane Secker, DELILA Project Manager, London School of Economics. Conducted at a DELILA (Developing Educators Learning and Information Literacies for Accreditation) dissemination event hosted by the Centre for Distance Education on 26 July 2011. Presentation slides and more details can be seen at www.cde.london.ac.uk.
1. Why, why, why DELILA? A project to promote the open sharing of our information literacy and digital literacy teaching material Dr Jane Secker, DELILA Project Manager, LSE email@example.com@jsecker #DELILA
2. Project overview
JISC/HEA funded project in OER Phase II programme
Part of the OMAC strand(open materials for accredited courses)
Project partners: LSE, University of Birmingham, CILIP CSG-Information Literacy Group
Paired with CPD4HE Project based at UCL
3. Aims and objectives
To provide a model of embedded digital and information literacy support into teacher training at higher education level;
To release a small sample of open educational resources to support embedding digital and information literacy education into institutional teacher training courses accredited by the HEA including PGCerts and other CPD courses;
To customise local repositories to provide access to these resources.
4. Why, why, why DELILA?
Why LSE and UoB? - Carillo workshop
Educational developers could make use of generic Information and Digital Literacy material in PGCerts
Many librarians have already created valuable resources
helps model best practice
saves time and money
is good for your institution and your reputation
5. Information Literacy
Information literacy is knowing when and why you need information, where to find it, and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner.
SCONUL seven pillars of information literacy breaks this down into seven areas
6. SCONUL 7 Pillars 7. Digital Literacy
the skills, knowledge and understanding that enables critical, creative, discerning and safe practices when engaging with digital technologies in all areas of life
8. FutureLabs Digital Literacy model http://archive.futurelab.org.uk/resources/publications-reports-articles/handbooks/Handbook1706 9. DELILA Project overview
8 Work packages:
IL/ DL Audit
Mapping of digital/information literacy content to UKPSF
Content review for open-ness
Conversion of material to appropriate format (licensing etc.)