2015-16

Referencing: a pain in academia no longer!

Referencing I’m sure you all know can be the most tedious part when writing in academia. Where did I find that quote? Where did I store that reading? Why does it take so long? Are a few of my thoughts when referencing. I’m sure they’re relatable, notably as we scurry through our notes, trying to quickly assemble some references […]

Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

Re-Imagining Education Conference at LSE

The SU at LSE is adding it’s last touches to this year’s arrangements for discussions about re-imagining education at LSE and here are:

Just a couple of dates for the diary below!

– Thursday 11th February – 6pm-8pm – Saw Swee Hock Building: First Floor Cafe – Launch of the Students Union Education Consultation Report – We will be holding a […]

Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

February 3rd, 2016|2015-16, Staff Post|0 Comments|
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    Group project – How can we improve learning spaces at LSE? (virtual and physical)

Group project – How can we improve learning spaces at LSE? (virtual and physical)

Last week SADL met for the first time after the Christmas break and led by the Seniors, they discussed the following three questions:

How can we improve learning spaces at LSE – both virtual and physical?
How can we improve assessment and feedback at LSE and what role does technology play?
How can students provide peer support for each other?

Here’s what George […]

Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

Challenge Accepted

The Digital Challenge at first involved finding the right apps and techniques to adapt to note taking without traditional tools.
Very soon, I  had a set of tools to deal with different tasks. And got used to them enough to not restrict their use to the course I had initially chosen.

Google Calendar
Instead of having a handwritten timetable for my classes, […]

Why is digital literacy important?

Happy New Year and welcome to 2016! SADL is all about ‘digital literacy’ but you may be reading this wondering, what is digital literacy and why does it matter? Digital literacy can be many things, but in terms of the SADL project, some of the things we understand it to be:

the ability to find and evaluate information for your […]

Jane Secker

About Jane Secker

Digital Literacy and Copyright Advisor at LSE's Centre for Learning Technology

Celebrate Christmas with the LSE Library

Now that you have survived the first term of 2015 why not relax and catch up with your viewing using this great resource from the LSE Library! Box of broadcasts (available within the UK) has thousands of TV and radio programmes you can choose from. It is a Christmas tradition for many British families to watch the Queen’s speech […]

Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

December 15th, 2015|2015-16, Staff Post|0 Comments|

What is the most important thing you’ve learned from SADL?

As part of the Evaluation and Impact study of SADL, we asked our Ambassdaors and Senior Ambassadors to tell us what the most important thing they had learned from being part of this programme. You can listen to our students tell you.

Jane Secker

About Jane Secker

Digital Literacy and Copyright Advisor at LSE's Centre for Learning Technology

SADL: a review of the first term

It’s the last day of term at LSE today, so I thought it would be great to look back on the SADL programme and our progress since the start of term. It was a lovely, warm start to the year in late September sunshine that we set out to recruit our Student Ambassadors for Digital Literacy for 2015-16. For […]

Jane Secker

About Jane Secker

Digital Literacy and Copyright Advisor at LSE's Centre for Learning Technology

My iPad kept me awake

The Digital Challenge:
A few weeks ago, my friend Eugene told me about this challenge that he set for himself as Senior Ambassador: he would study for a course without pen and paper. This means coming up with new ways to take notes during lectures, New ways to submit problem sets and new ways to study. This was something I […]

Tools of the Trade

Adonit by ahhhnice licenced under Creative Commons https://flic.kr/p/oChLCC
Alright folks, I’m now well equipped to take on the Digital Challenge! I’m going to be using the Adonit Jot Touch stylus combined with the Goodnotes app.
If I’m totally honest there wasn’t really any reason in particular why I chose Goodnotes over any of the other apps I mentioned before. All of the apps […]