More than 12 million adults in the UK lack basic digital skills. That’s according to the work of Go ON UK and later Doteveryone over several years. They’ve been working hard to highlight this problem and how it affects both Continue reading How are you developing your digital skills?
I’ve finished my session at Learning and Skills 2016, a session which I called ‘making sense of the senses in a digital learning world’. I really appreciate the engagement on Twitter and will certainly look forward to having a read Continue reading Your guide to making sense of the senses in a digital learning world
Here are some of the ways I’ve been able to develop my digital skills over the past few years. Hopefully you’ll find some of them useful too. Ady Howes is a Digital Learning Specialist for DPG – click here to Continue reading Developing digital skills
When thinking about digital learning content, a useful thing to do is to ‘brainstorm’ the different things you can do to bring content to life and make it more engaging. Think visual, audio and touch. Think about how you can Continue reading Digital learning specialist: What skills are needed?
Digital has infiltrated every area of our life and everything we do. It will continue to do so. Whether we choose it or not, digital has chosen us. The information from GO.ON digital suggests a need to increase the digital competence in the Continue reading Digital Skills: A choice to make
GO.ON, a UK-based charity which advocates the need to develop digital capability in the UK reveals some shocking results. They say that 23% of UK adults do not have the basic skills to survive in today’s digital era. Results closer Continue reading Why Digital Skills are Important
Arguably the most important word in the title of Digital Learning Specialist is learning. If our digital learning solutions don’t support learning, was there any point to them in the first place. It’s okay having all these great new technologies Continue reading Digital Learning Specialist: Learning is the word at the heart
Digital is a broad word to use. It’s perfect. Not that I’ve ever been a fond fan of job titles, but that word in my job title fits like a glove. For years, we seem to have wanted to prefix an Continue reading Digital Learning Specialist: Digital a great word to use
One of the great things about being a Digital Learning Specialist for DPG is that I’m just that. A specialist. Not an expert. This is a great place to be. Digital is constantly shifting, changing, growing and developing. There’s always Continue reading Digital Learning Specialist: Not Expert