I heard about the University of Edinburgh’s 23 Things course about 6 months ago at a JISC event, and decided it would be interesting to take part. I think I have a fairly high level of digital literacy, however digital literacy is a broad topic a…
Things 1 & 2 will introduce you to the programme and ask you to set up a blog to share your 23 Things experience.
What is a digital footprint? It’s the data you leave behind when you go online. It’s what you’ve said, what others have said about you, where you’ve been, images you’re tagged in, personal information, social media profiles, and much more.
Diversity and representation is just as important in our online and digital tools as it is in the office and classroom.
For these Things we will be using three strands, one for Beginners, one for Intermediates, and one if you do not wish to use Facebook or Twitter at all.
Choose whichever tool you would prefer to explore (or both if you wish!), and follow the guidance below.
Sometimes there can be a bit of confusion about copyright, open access and what makes a digital resource an OER. These Things aim to clear this up and provide guidance on where to learn more.
There are many options for listening, watching, downloading, and sharing audio and video online. With these Things we look at various platforms to compare their usability, licensing options, and accessibility.
Digital curation is something we are all doing more and more, gathering our own notes and resources, and curating those found from other sources.
Geolocation is the process of identifying the location of a device by means of information processed via the Internet. Augmented reality (AR) is a live view of a real-world environment which is overlaid with computer generated virtual imagery. Let try these out and have some fun.
Altmetrics are a recent addition towards attempts to measure the impact of scholarly and scientific published papers. A professional social network service is a social media platform that is focused solely on interactions and relationships of a professional nature.
23 Things for Digital Knowledge is itself a fun online learning tool and this week we’re spending some time looking into the variety of game based learning tools that are being developed and made available online.