Lifelong learning and information literacy

Information literacy is a human right, according to the Australian Library and Information Association. I found this incredibly moving and inspirational fact out while researching a presentation on lifelong learning. It is obvious to me that information literacy underpins lifelong learning — and that digital literacy skills are essential to both. One of the learners at a session I gave yesterday asked me “Where do you find the time to learn?” I replied what I…

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Prepping for a new Moodle and the Grid Format

The organisation I’m working for will be upgrading to Moodle 2.1 from Moodle 1.9x on Monday and part of that preparation involved an audit to identify potential problem areas. Knowing the issues There have been several issues that have needed resolution, including: site documents and site resources and activities opening in new windows.  site files being shared by pages full of manual links to them  YouTube videos embedded using embed code instead of the media…

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