Developing Digital Literacies ALT Webinar

The recording and slides from today’s ALT Webinar with Helen Beetham are now available at:

Helen presented this version of the model and talked about digital identity has turned out to be a good hook for engaging colleagues in conversations about digital literacy.


There are aspects of the model that seem uncontroversial: that functional access is an entitlement, and that situated practices need to built upon existing skills. However, ideas about what goes onto the top of the pyramid continue to evolve.  Helen asked ‘does your institution make any statements about how students will develop their digital identity? I’d be interested to know.


Rhona is Head of the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development at Oxford Brookes University. Her interests are around developing and tutoring online courses, developing learners for a digital age, and  pedagogic research. Rhona is one of the co-founders of ELESIG (Evaluation of Learners' Experiences of e-learning Special Interest Group), a Senior Fellow of the Staff and Educational Development Association, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a National Teaching Fellow. She is Editor of the Brookes eJournal for Learning and Teaching.

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