A quick post to stimulate thought. I while ago, way pre-pandemic, I attended a conference (BNet I believe) and the keynote put an image into my head of an elastic band and how it related to post-secondary funding. He mentioned, as he gestured with his hands, that post-secondary institutions grow and thrive as long as … Continue reading Danger of snapping back to the pre-pandemic world in post-secondary
Creators of software apps ensure that their apps give their users the affordances required to intuitively set up learning activities. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines affordance as, “The qualities or properties of an object that define its possible uses or make clear how it can or should be used.” In Blackboard’s learning management system (LMS), for … Continue reading A little about modern software
According to The American Library Association’s digital-literacy task force offers this definition: “Digital literacy is the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills.” But how do you know if you are digitally literate and how do you know how close you are … Continue reading Are you digitally literate or even digitally fluent? How do you know?