SoMe Skills X – The learning of the future
The project develop an educational model to create the self-determined learner, who is prepared to work and live in their digitally enabled future.
The objectives are to:
- Provide a unique environment for Salford students and staff to engage with partners to co-create flexible learning solutions and widen awareness of digital literacies
- Enable H&S students to explore, engage and gain insights of how digital innovation can re-energies the health and educational system
- To improve student digital confidence and competence in using social social/digital media and personal assistant technologies
- To undertake longitudinal analysis to capture, measure and monitor digital skill use to improve professional development and practice
To investigate the feasibility of this heutagogical social learning approach in maximising learning gain.
Project Team: PI: Cristina Vasilica, Emma Gillaspy (UCLAN)
Research Group: Centre for Social and Health Research, Knowledge Health and Place & Connected Lives, Diverse Realities
Project Funder: unfunded
Emma Gillaspy & Cristina Vasilica (2021) Developing the digital self- determined learner through heutagogical design, Higher Education Pedagogies, 6:1, 135-155, DOI: 10.1080/23752696.2021.1916981
Emma Gillaspy & Cristina Vasilica (2018) SoMeSkills X: Using personal assistant technology for learning. 27th Annual EDEN Conference, European Distance and E-Learning Network. Genoa, Italy
Emma Gillaspy & Cristina Vasilica (2018) SoMeSkills X: Using personal assistant technology for learning. Advance HE Teaching & Learning Conference 2018. Birmingham, UK