Digital Literacy Modules -Timeline of events
The Digital Literacy Modules – Timeline of events provides an overall view of how they evolved from inception to the present date.
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Digital Literacy Modules -Timeline of events
Introduction to Professional Identity and Professional Literacy migrated out of Smart Sparrow into html and H5P
The Introduction to Professional Identity and Professional Literacy modules were both migrated out of Smart Sparrow after the company was bought out by Pearson and before losing access at the end of 2020. The modules were redesigned and rebuilt into Deakin’s student Learning Management System using a combination of html..Read More
Professional Literacy Suite – completed scaffold over three undergraduate degrees
PLS now completely scaffolded across three undergraduate degrees in the Deakin Business School Bachelor of Commerce Bachelor of Business Bachelor of property and Real Estate
Professional Literacy Suite included as exemplar in the 2020 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report
Deakin University: Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Learning 2019
The Deakin University Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Learning recognise and celebrate learning and teaching at Deakin University, and the elaboration and implementation of Deakin’s strategic agenda, LIVE the future. The Professional Literacy Suite project team was recognised with the WJC Banks Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and..Read More
Professional Literacy Suite wins ASCILITE Innovation Award
Essential Digital Literacy – Bachelor of Property and Real Estate
New accessible design of Essential Digital Literacy delivered and embedded for T2 2018
T2 2018 – build begins for the new Bachelor of Property and Real Estate – Essential Digital Literacy
Using the new accessible design from the BCom template the new BPRE module is built, to be ready for T3 2018
T2 2018 – Rollout of the new Professional Literacy module across the BCom majors
Adaptive technology was introduced that allows the system to recognise students with prior completion e.g. doing a double major, allowing them to bring their grades through, giving credit for prior learning.
T1 2018 – Total statistics
T1 2018 DLM Completion In T1 1697 students completed online modules and a total of 6496 have now completed Essential Digital Literacy.
T1 2018 – Introduction to Professional Identity runs for the first time in MWL101 – Personal Insights
Introduction to Professional Identity runs for the first time in MWL101 – Personal Insights.
Work begins on redesigning the first year module, Essential Digital Literacy, to meet accessibility standards
Essential Digital Literacy is reviewed to meet accessibility standards and Deakin branding guidelines. Redesign to be complete for delivery and embed for T2 2018
Essential Digital Literacy for Bachelor of Property and Real Estate – work commences on redesign
Work commences on creating a new scenario around Property valuation for the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate. New scenario, activities, databases, imagery needed. Delivery for T3 2018.
T3 2017 – Workplace Digital Literacy Module split into two sections and trialled scaffold across 2nd and 3rd year
Workplace Digital Literacy Module split into two sections, Parts A and B and trialled scaffold across 2nd and 3rd year in one of the eight majors in the Bachelor of Commerce. Part A containing; Transition to the Workforce and Workplace Information was embedded in a 2nd-year employability unit Part B containing;..Read More
T2 2017 – Workplace Digital Literacy Module delivered to the Faculty
Workplace Digital Literacy Module delivered to the Faculty and a soft launch is run through the Bachelor of Commerce hub site
Workplace Digital Literacy Module build in Smart Sparrow
Work commences on the build of the new 3rd year Workplace Digital Literacy Module consisting of four sections: Transition to the workplace What is your professional identity? Managing your online presence Professional Associations Deakin networks and support Workplace Information Sources Search strategies Alumni access to Deakin University Library resources Google Advanced..Read More
T2 2016 – Work begins on scoping 3rd year module for Capstone units
Work begins to scope information for a 3rd-year module – to design for students transitioning into the workforce and support digital literacy and employability.
T1 2016 – Post trimester review of DLM in MMK101
Meeting between Faculty unit team for MMK101 and library team to review what worked and what needed improvement moving forward.
T1 2016 Statistics
In T1 2016, 1411 students completed the DLM. After completing the DLM 95.62% of students either agreed or strongly agreed with the self-assessment questions:
T1 2016 – DLM embedded in MMK101 Marketing Fundamental and the Bachelor of Commerce Hub site.
Building of the Digital Literacy Module
The DLM is built across January and February by the Library B&L team with help from the members of the Library’s Teaching and Learning Team.
Content creation begins
Content creations begins. Activities and infographics designed, videos scripted, quiz and self-assessments scripting.
Tumult Hype software chosen to create module, templates and graphics work begins
Scenario creation and script writing begins
Scenario developed around the Great Barrier Reef and tourism created. To be included aspects of marketing, economy impacting tourism, legislation around the protection of the reef.
Library maps the course learning outcomes to the library’s Digital Literacy Framework
The course learning outcomes were mapped against the Library’s Digital Literacy Framework to identify 1st-year skills to address. These were then sent to the course team for approval. Content approval gained.
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