Category Archives: Institutional initiatives

What institutional initiatives exist, including externally funded ones and including the project itself? What are the aims, objectives, and resources?

What does the institution/project say are its priorities? How is Digital Literacy defined (if at all) and what other terms/language are used? What is being invested?

Tools and Equipment to support digital practice – IT issues

The university has undergone an incredible amount of change over the past two years in terms of digital tools and environment, including the new website/portals and the new VLE. Many new VLE tools have been introduced, the change from Blackboard to Moodle having the largest impact. Early surveys … Continue reading

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Six UAL colleges and six differing approaches to digital literacies

In terms of DIAL college wide engagement CSM (POI project – BA Performance Design and Practice) and LCF (video presentation skills – MA Fashion Entrepreneurship) have had a majority of local engagement and these were through course engagement involving course … Continue reading

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Exciting new partnership for disseminating our work in the electronic and digital domain

Over the summer David Garcia has established a partnership with the art and technology magazine Leonardo and editor Lanfranco Aceti. This could provide an exciting new partnership for disseminating our work in the electronic and digital domain. On the 27th … Continue reading

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iTunes Ual ?

I think before jumping into iTunes U, UAL really needs to have a plan/strategy for how it manages its internal video production and how it archives/makes available and licenses video it produces. Ual really needs to establish a unified cross … Continue reading

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Flexible Learning at UAL – initial thoughts

Academic Planning Sub Committee, 26th January 2012. Purpose of paper: This paper is a response to APSC’s stated wish to review the extent of flexible learning at UAL, with a view to the possibility of extending flexible provision.  It is … Continue reading

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Becoming digital report from 2010

This aim of this report is to outline a vision of a UAL that is digital by default[i].  It draws on 17 days of research and engagement in UAL, reviewing the wide range of interconnected activities and processes that are … Continue reading

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Digital vision & future

What would progress look like from start-up to end-point? Is it realistic to expect progress in some of these over just two years? DIAL perspectives are: Senior Management support and buy in UAL digital programme & strategy Course leaders support … Continue reading

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ALTO Arts Learning and Teaching Online

ALTO is a project funded by HEFCE to develop the capacity of the UAL to participate in the rapidly developing open educational community movement. The aim is for ALTO to become a permanent part of the UAL learning and teaching … Continue reading

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UAL Research Online

UAL Research Online is the online showcase of the research produced at University of the Arts London. We hold, manage, share and preserve the research material produced by the University’s researchers, and ensure that it reaches the widest possible audience. … Continue reading

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What does the institution/project say are its priorities?

What does the institution/project say are its priorities? How is Digital Literacy defined ( if at all ) and what other terms/language are used? What is being invested? e-learning strategy group (details to follow) Desktop Strategy – Consultation phase:  To … Continue reading

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