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Digital Fluency

New Resource for Faculty: Student Beta-Testers

Starting in the Fall 2018 semester, DTLT, the DKC, and the HCC are offering a new resource for faculty: Student Beta-Testers. These students have gone through training in metacognition, assignment design, and feedback techniques, as well as online learning, and are ready to “beta test” assignments or online courses. We ran a successful pilot during...
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Closing Tabs, Episode 5: Mike Caulfield and Trust

http://umwdtlt.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Donglecast-4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt started with a Tweet. I happened to look over at Twitter at just the right moment to see Mike Caulfield venting. We love Mike, having had him present to us here at UMW just last year, and I jumped on the chance to get him to record an impromptu...
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Digital Fluency at UMW – Further Resources

Parts of this post come from the report Incorporating Digital Fluency at UMW. Our report has quite an extensive Works Cited section which clearly outlines all of the resources we consulted both internal and external to UMW. Those can be useful for background and information related to digital fluency, but I want to share some...
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Long exposure shot of a waterfall in the ‘Kyoto Garden’ in Holland Park.

Digital Fluency at UMW – The Process

Parts of this post come from the report Incorporating Digital Fluency at UMW. The purpose of this post is to outline the process we engaged in writing the report “Incorporating Digital Fluency at UMW.” As I wrote in the last post, this has been a long process, with key moments of the right people being...
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Digital Fluency at UMW – A History

Parts of this post come from the report Incorporating Digital Fluency at UMW. When I accepted the job here at UMW, it was no small part because of the groundbreaking work that was and still is being done here in engaging students with the web. As an “early adopter” myself (learning to hand-code HTML in...
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Leveling Up with Domain of One’s Own

How can we help students and faculty to think about DoOO beyond a digital repository for projects and blogs, starting it as a digital portfolio but then leveling it up to a robust tool for digital identity and fluency?
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