Exploring issues in uptake of digital literacy tools

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A DEFT case study with Notre Dame High School, Sheffield

About. The case study examines on barriers and enablers in the uptake of digital tools for teaching and learning, with an emphasis on issues involved in sharing resources and good practice between peers. It will explore pupils' views on using' Moodle' and their ideas of engaging with other forms of digital technologies. The particular technologies focussed on by this case study are: VLEs and tools embedded within VLEs and using OERs as a tool for sharing practice.

Pedagogical content. This cross curricula(i) case study focusses on Digital Literacy, in particular using E-skills(topic) to: encourage other teachers to engage with new tools and to introduce innovative methods of assessment. The case study also focussed on the impact of institutional engagement with digital tools, and how this impacts on individual teachers and pupils. It also highlights the issues around producing OERs from individual practice.

One of the lesson ideas from the case study is available as a separate resource at Using a VLE in the Classroom (edit)

Resource details
Title Exploring issues in uptake of digital literacy tools
Topic E-skills,  Virtual Learning Environment
Learning Objectives

To explore the success of digital literacy tools in the classroom

Format / structure

Case study

Subject
Age of students / grade
Additional Resources/material needed

VLE

Useful information

This case study was conducted by Notre Dame High School in Sheffield, in conjunction with Christine Bodin, Teacher of French and Spanish

Related ORBIT Wiki Resources

One of the lesson ideas from the case study is available as a separate resource at Using a VLE in the Classroom

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