Metro Map
An alternative expression of copyright that enables greater flexibility for sharing and reuse of materials whilst recognising authorship.
Tactics and approaches to finding information and determining its veracity.
The ability to evaluate the veracity, quality and reliability of information and data.
Being able to label, 'tag', and organise information in ways that make it retrievable for a variety of applications and contexts requires careful consideration of keywords and taxonomies.
How search engines and information retrieval tools work and how to optimise and fine-tune your queries.
How to understand and identify the sources of information, data and cultural artefacts that might be of particular value to you.
How to reference, cite and link to resources, knowledge and information in addition to measuring the extent to which resources are connected and shared.
Commitment to the widest possible distribution of knowledge and information.
Journals, e-books, podcasts, blogs and wikis.
Recognising the complexity and understanding the legal constraints on copyright for digital resources.
New approaches in the digital era, including collaboration, open practices and new modes of expression.
<div>Repositories, databases, collections, keywords, tagging and social bookmarking.</div>
<div>Windows, Android, OSX, iOS and Linux.</div>
<div>Making sense of technology despite the acronyms and terminology.</div>
<div>Exploring the expanding range of hardware available to us.</div>
<div>The range of tools and techniques for organising and analysing large collections of data and information.</div>
<div>Evernote, OneNote, Social bookmarking, Visio, Freemind, etc.</div>
<div>Word, Google Docs, Pages and similar tools.</div>
<div>Excel, Google Spreadsheets, Numbers and similar tools.</div>
<div>Cloud, USB sticks, solid state memory and disc drives.</div>
The range of file formats typically encountered and how to convert files.
Connecting almost every technology and device to the internet.
Getting the most from digital cameras (either separate or on a phone) and camera images including editing, storage and distribution.
Techniques to help plan projects, schedule events and cope with deadlines.
Catering for the widest range of users including those with particular visual, textual and auditory support needs.
Mobile devices including phones, tablets and clickers.
Tools, resources and applications for mapping and tracking.
Technology, capabilities and educational applications of smartphones.
The use of tablets and their applications.
Architecture of the Internet, protocols and routes.
How the Web works, the languages and protocols that underpin its basic structures including the design of websites.
The features, limitations and emerging developments of the key technology for interfacing the Web.
<div>Planning, design, communication and confidence in presentation.</div>
Tools including PowerPoint, Keynote, Haiku Deck and Prezi.
Using class time more effectively, combined with resources for individual &amp; group study
The use of projection, flat panel, tablet and multi-touch displays.
Exploration of the wide range of technologies now available for use in live class settings.
Approaches to designing learning experiences that promote engaged learning.
Research-informed strategies to produce resources for learning.
Automated recording of lectures and events.
Online representations of the achievement of a skill, knowledge or experience which can be used as a transferrable 'micro'-credential.
Systematic approaches to effective material design and development.
The use of electronic voting (or 'clicker') devices to provide direct feedback and facilitate more engaged class teaching sessions .
The particular skills and approaches essential to support effective online learning.
Applications of computer based simulations to model real world processes.
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<div>Finding, using, customising and producing videos.</div>
<div>Finding, using, customising and producing audio files.</div>
A systematic approach to problem-solving and coming up with new ideas.
Editing, customising, combining and packaging.
Recording, editing and distributing your actions on a computer or mobile device alongside a commentary.
Programming and design tools to produce mobile applications.
Programming, development, languages, tools and algorithms.
Open Educational Resources, sharing, re-using and repositories.
Designing and producing effective websites and online materials.
Packages and technologies for 2D or 3D animation work.
Tools and packages to facilitate effective visual design
Finding, producing, processing, editing and distributing images.
Taking care to widen range of users and recognising potential barriers.
Broadcasting live or viewing recordings without downloading.
From Skype(TM) to high-end 'telepresence' solutions.
One-to-one, one-to-many, text, audio, video and application sharing.
Ways of opening up and exchanging data that facilitate research, particularly in the context of 'Big Data' and 'Data Analytics'.
Facilitating the construction of collaborative websites and resources.
Managing email including clients, cloud-based, protocols, spam, phishing and security.
Shared workspaces, communications and synchronisation.
Instant Messaging, SMS, WhatsApp, SnapChat, etc.
Range of bulletin board and discussion tools.
Audio (and video) recording, subscribing and directories.
Tools and applications to publish thoughts, opinions or commentary online.
Personal blogging, shared reflection and effective learning.
Tools for collecting and collating evidence of your learning, assessment and reflection.
Paraphrasing, combining sources, referencing and checking to avoid plagiarism.
Correct citation of references including styles, formats and links.
Being able to judge how you are progressing as a learner and develop strategies to improve your knowledge and skills
Methods and tools for managing goals, timeframes, budgets and teams.
Making sense of complex ideas and information from a range of sources through the use of graphical representations.
The features and issues relating to Virtual Learning Environments, or Learning Management Systems.
Understanding the trail of digital data we leave behind via our online activity.
How you appear to others through your online profiles in social media, web pages, etc.
Different systems such as Facebook(TM), Twitter(TM) and LinkedIn(TM).
Vigilance and responsibility for online security in our personal and professional lives.
Protecting yourself and others for whom you are responsible from a range of digital dangers and concerns.
The ability to exert some control over what data and information is made accessible to others through online technologies.
Awareness of what can be gleaned online about you and your organisation.
Ensuring integrity in the way we work, study and deal with others, data and publications.
Policies, procedures and legal requirements in the management of data.
Care, security, tools and approaches for online passwords.
Developing and publishing online books.