Developing digital researchers: developing digital literacy at research-intensive universities

Over the next couple of months you will start to see evidence of our first year’s work emerging on our project web site. We are currently editing video interviews from postgraduate researchers and staff, supporting our PGR interns to complete their case studies and learning materials, and working up some of our own resources. These […]

How can digital technologies enhance my research practices? – Looking for inspiration

My colleagues and I were lucky enough to be asked by the CASCADE team to create a resource that would introduce academic researchers to the range of digital technologies that are now available and give them an insight into how they could be used to enhance their research practices –  in essence how they can […]

Do I need an iPad? Introductory thoughts from a new team member

When I tell people that my new job is on a digital literacy research project their initial reaction is one of two things: iPads or Kindles. I don’t have an iPad.

Terminology and vocabularies

I recently had a query from Andrew Comrie and the Plymouth SEEDPoD project about controlled vocabularies for digital literacy. I’m not aware of any (but please comment if you are!). But I think it’s the kind of area where that would be almost too controversial to be of use, precisely because it involves practices that […]