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
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
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
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
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 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
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
Workplace Digital Literacy Module delivered to the Faculty and a soft launch is run through the Bachelor of Commerce hub site
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
Work begins to scope information for a 3rd-year module – to design for students transitioning into the workforce and support digital literacy and employability.
Meeting between Faculty unit team for MMK101 and library team to review what worked and what needed improvement moving forward.
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:
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 creations begins. Activities and infographics designed, videos scripted, quiz and self-assessments scripting.
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.
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.
Initial discussions with Learning Innovations manager as to how best to embed the module into CloudDeakin
Initial discussions as to whether to implement the module in an independent CloudDeakin site, as part of a unit or in a Hub site. Module needs to be sustainable and implementation needs to consider staff capacity.