Mentees’ task – together with peer mentors – was:
Develop a Digital Me
The whole world is digital, our goal is to help you study and teach effectively in the digi-verse. With the Peer Mentors, you are expected to set yourself a digital challenge or project – and follow it through:
- W12: student presentations on their digital projects
- There will be prizes for the most intriguing challenge and for the best project presentation
- You can submit your presentation notes as a portfolio component and get marks.
Tips for possible projects:
- Produce a student guide on how to search the Web for information or how to use a blog as part of your reflective learning
- Set up a FaceBook study group/use FaceBook as a reading dossier – and tell others how…
- Find educationalists on Twitter – follow their posts – read their websites – help other students to do the same
- Find the Digital Storytelling website http://ds106.us/ with a view to producing excellent digital resources based on your Research Project. Get started here: http://ds106.us/handbook/ or via the quickstart link: http://ds106.us/handbook/success-the-ds106-way/quick-start/ – use #ds106 ‘Daily Create’ challenges to develop creative and technical skills – Explore #ds106 assignments – find one that would make a great project – do it!
- Use com to make a great artefact – check out Terry Elliot’s one on learning: http://zeega.com/16238
- Do a free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). There are free MOOCs on everything from Quantum physics to Song writing – usually from four to six weeks long. Find a MOOC – do it – reflect on it. Tip: Check out https://www.coursera.org/courses.
You can find their presentations – which were brilliant – here.