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Tag Archives: Literacy
Have you done any online shopping, banking, or random googling today? Or have you used Facebook Messenger or email to stay in touch with family, friends or work colleagues? I sure have! Digital technology, indeed, plays a central role in … Continue reading
This semester at my university, the University of Western Sydney, I have been responsible for the introduction of three new subjects: Creativity, Innovation and Design, Introduction to Critical Thinking; and Research Stories. Along with a fourth subject, Leadership in … Continue reading
In a recent interview, the current Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, dismissed online engagements as ‘electronic graffiti‘. This statement by the Prime Minister highlighted a clear misunderstanding of a contemporary dimension of citizenship – the ‘netizen‘ The netizen is not … Continue reading
One focus of my research areas has been to consider the skills that, as educators, we should be teaching our students. It is a project which includes a collaboration with Dr David Hornsby (from Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa) – who … Continue reading