This is the home for the Digital Literacies activity at the University of Southampton. There will be information and updates on the activities of the Digital Literacies Special Interest Group (DLSIG), the Digital Literacies project funded by the Student Centredness Fund which will have details of the conference, the work of the Student Champions amongst other things.
What does Digital Literacies mean?
Quick answer: Digital Literacies are a set of competences that all relate to using technology for some task. There are set of ‘literacies’ which fall under the Digital Literacies umbrella. These include:
Depending on who you speak to, Digital Literacy itself can mean a variety of different things – but JISC have a nice definition which is useful so I’ll share it here:
‘digital literacy defines those capabilities which fit an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society (JISC 2011)
We are constantly updating the information on these pages, so please get in touch with us if you would like to add something or you would like to know more.