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Category Archives: Media Literacies

Teach Visual Literacy: Creating Infographics

Explore the brave new world of infographics as a means for communicating complex concepts visually. Learn how to create your own simple infographics and integrate them into your teaching and learning practice.

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Empowering Student Relationships With Media

Debates over children and media use are nothing new, but the technologies by which children primarily interact with media have changed significantly. Most guidelines related to “screen time” were developed when television was the dominant media, but new technologies are making us question the value of older research. In its most recent report on the […]

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The 7 Literacies of Transmedia Storytelling

In transmedia storytelling, narrative is central to the story, which is told across multiple platforms, and may include sound, images, text, movie and gaming elements. The best part about it is that each of those elements plays an integral part of the narrative. And without experiencing all of those elements, you miss the full story. […]

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Sharing: an essential part of web literacy

Mozilla believes that the use of the Webmaker tools and teaching kits within an online training environment helps facilitate participatory cultures where there are “relatively low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement, strong support for creating and sharing creations, and some type of informal mentorship” (Jenkins, et al., 2009, p. xi). Source: blog.webmaker.org See […]

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Understand Creative Commons Licensing With This Chart

Creative Commons is an ideal way to share your creations with others and find art for personal projects. Some of us, though, don’t always understand the rules. This chart helps you understand the key differences among licenses. Source: lifehacker.com See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab

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Focusing On Creativity In A Digital Era

Our children will grow up into a world that we can barely yet conceive of. Education thinkers and leaders are now in broad agreement that in order to enable children to succeed in the 21st century we need to mould creative thinkers and problem solvers who can learn, unlearn and relearn.

Source: www.teachthought.com

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Visual Communication is a Tech Literacy

See on Scoop.it – Digital Literacies There are a lot of different kinds of literacy that are important, that we actually teach or talk about teaching in school. Today I’m advocating for a kind of literacy that I don’t hear discussed a lot: Visual Communication.   Really, we could broaden this to digital communication, because […]

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What is digital learning?

See on Scoop.it – Digital Fluency What excites you about technology in education? It’s the huge potential and great possibilities to move learning beyond the traditional walls of the classroom. Learning has always had a large informal component and now we’re witnessing its fruition in mobile learning, augmented reality, gaming, and other technology-supported learning on […]

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Digital Literacy Multimodal Media

See on Scoop.it – Digital Fluency “This presentation is about teaching and learning practices.It is about why I believe schools need to become future focussed. 2014 Learning CultureJohn Hattie’s research indicates that when employing computers, students learning achievements increase when students have control of their learning. Learning achievement is lower when the teacher and or the system has control. The […]

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▶ TEDxWarwick – Doug Belshaw – The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies

See on Scoop.it – Digital Fluency Dr. Doug Belshaw is a Researcher/Analyst at JISC Advance where he researches and advises on issues around open education and innovation. See on www.youtube.com

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