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  1. Seminar 1 Edinburgh University October 16 2009 Academic literacies in the digital university Mary Lea & Robin Goodfellow Institute of Educational Technology Open University

  2. Outline of the talk Seminar 1 Edinburgh University October 16 2009 • The Academic Literacies perspective • Focus on ‘the digital’ • Evidence from the Digital Literacies in Higher Education project • Methodological issues • Discussion

  3. The Academic Literacies perspective Seminar 1 Edinburgh University October 16 2009 • Literacies as social and cultural practice • Focus on texts in academic settings • Digital communication as textual practice

  4. Discourses of the digital Seminar 1 Edinburgh University October 16 2009 • The digital native/net generation • Learning 2.0 • The ‘unbundled’ university

  5. Digital Literacies in Higher Educationhttp://digital-literacies.open.ac.uk/home.cfm Seminar 1 Edinburgh University October 16 2009 • Ethnographic-style • Drawing on academic literacies research • 3 institutions – diverse HE contexts • 45-32 students • Smalltown (14) Northcity (11) Centrecity (7) • Data includes: interview transcripts, field notes, web pages (social/ curriculum based), personal development plans, students own work (group and individual), photos • Rich, diverse, hybrid, across media, multimodal

  6. A case study Seminar 1 Edinburgh University October 16 2009 • Texts, technologies and digital literacy practices • Digital literacies and the institutional context • Diversity of resources for knowledge making

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  14. The presence of ‘the academic’ in digital literacy practices Seminar 1 Edinburgh University October 16 2009 • Tasks represented as genres of writing • Knowledge represented as critical, analytical, argumentative • Researching the relation between ‘the institution’, ‘the academic’, and ‘the learner’ in digital contexts

  15. Methodological Issues Seminar 1 Edinburgh University October 16 2009 • What counts as observation in ‘virtual ethnography’? • What counts as data? Where does collection end and analysis begin? • Issues of anonymity, ethics and representation