Category Archives: Practice

What technologies do staff, students etc actually use?

What do staff, students (etc) actually do with the technologies they use, and within the policy and support frameworks provided?

Of particular interest will be practice in the curriculum i.e. how far is digital capability considered in practice as a learning/graduate outcome in curriculum design?

What kinds of learning experience are offered and assessed?

What co-curricular experiences build real-world digital capability and fluency? e.g. non-compulsory modules, graduate awards, portflolio/CV building etc

Of course the picture will inevitably be very different in different departments and courses, so the challenge will be saying anything useful. The temptation will be to describe ‘best practice’ but we need some indication of the scope and extent of that best practice, and what ‘standard practice’ really looks like.

What are the challenges that mean practice needs to change?

What are the challenges that mean practice needs to change? e.g. new graduate outcomes, new student expectations… Technology trends for consideration – http://dial.myblog.arts.ac.uk/2012/01/31/technology-trends-for-consideration/ Open Educational Resources at the UAL – http://dial.myblog.arts.ac.uk/category/open-education/  

Posted in Needs/views/expectations, Practice | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Expertise (and maybe attitudes?)

How capable do staff and students feel with digital technologies? How relevant are their skills for their specific roles? DIAL survey up to 100 students interviewed by students: “Most said students are usually of the younger generation, and so their … Continue reading

Posted in Expertise/attitudes, Graduate employability, Practice | Tagged , | Leave a comment

What co-curricular experiences build real-world digital capability and fluency?

What co-curricular experiences build real-world digital capability and fluency? e.g. non-compulsory modules, graduate awards, portflolio/CV building etc UAL Teaching Awards 2012 – http://www.arts.ac.uk/cltad/ualteachingawards2012/ creative enterprise awards 2011 – http://see.arts.ac.uk/events/entweek/enterpriseweek2011/creativeenterpriseawards2011/ See section 4d (Innovation, new ideas and approaches is this area … Continue reading

Posted in Graduate employability, Practice | Tagged | Leave a comment

Practice in the curriculum

Practice in the curriculum i.e. how far is digital capability considered in practice as a learning/graduate outcome in curriculum design? Key streams for Technology Board: London College of Fashion has recently carried out an in-depth survey in Teaching and Learning, … Continue reading

Posted in Practice | Tagged | Leave a comment

What do we do with the technologies we use?

What do staff, students (etc) actually do with the technologies they use, and within the policy and support frameworks provided? Blogs:  Online Reflective Practice group: Baselining notes #1 – http://dial.myblog.arts.ac.uk/2012/01/25/online-reflective-practice-group-baselining-notes-1/ Online Reflective Practice group: Baselining notes #2 – http://dial.myblog.arts.ac.uk/2012/01/25/online-reflective-practice-group-baselining-notes-2/  Case … Continue reading

Posted in Practice | Leave a comment

What Software do staff, students etc actually use?

Software: Each College has a wide variety of software and equipment to meet the specialist needs of each course, form video to laser cutting. There are certain key technologies, which came through a pilot survey (http://dial.myblog.arts.ac.uk/category/survey/) that students would like … Continue reading

Posted in Practice, Software | Tagged | Leave a comment

What technologies do staff, students etc actually use?

Online: Blogs: Piloting a blog service for University of the Arts London – including user feedback slides – http://prezi.com/1cu8dudhdta_/piloting-a-blog-service-for-university-of-the-arts-london-including-user-feedback-slides/ VLE: Moving towards Moodle – http://dial.myblog.arts.ac.uk/2012/01/29/moving-towards-moodle/ Websites/web 2.0: See section 4d (Innovation, new ideas and approaches is this area have tended … Continue reading

Posted in Practice, Web environment | Tagged , | Leave a comment

process.arts.ac.uk

http://process.arts.ac.uk/ an open online resource sharing day-to-day arts practice and research of arts staff, students, alumni and practitioners. Log in using your UAL user & password or if your not a member of UAL please create a new account. We … Continue reading

Posted in Expertise/attitudes, Grassroots development, Practice, Support, Web environment | Tagged , | Leave a comment