Digital Literacy

SADL 2015-16, the Welcome event

Being a Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy means a lot of things to a lot of people. The ‘digital’ scope is such a broad one that learning about it never stops, and what you know can always be built on. For me, it means having the freedom to shape the type of education and digital experience I want to […]

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.

Reflections – Workshop 1

With the advent of technology in institutes of higher education, there is a need for all students to be familiar with digital literacy concepts for them to succeed in their academic pursuits. While technology has made it easier for us to source for information, the workshop has underscored the importance of efficiently perusing for relevant information while discerning its […]

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.

SADL applications still open now until Friday 23rd October!

There is still time to apply to be a student ambassadors for digital literacy, we have extended the deadline until Friday 23rd October at midnight. Please do complete the online form if you wish to apply, and check out the person specification / job description.

We are looking for undergraduate students in their first and second year from across LSE. […]

Jane Secker

About Jane Secker

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

A digital adventure with SADL

When I joined the SADL project as a fresher, I had no concrete idea of the opportunities that would arise with being a Student Ambassador. It started with four workshops that I soon looked forward to attend because of the casual and friendly setting. We made use of all available tools around us (digital as well as cool stationery) […]

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.

What a senior says…

Hello Everyone! My name is Chantel Soza and I will be one of your senior ambassadors for the SADL project this year. I’m a second year undergraduate studying Actuarial Science and I’m writing this blog post in order to give you a little taste of life being involved in with SADL.

Firstly, as most LSE students are career driven, let […]

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.

Applications for SADL are OPEN!!

The Student Ambassadors for Digital Literacy (SADL) is a partnership project between LSE staff and students to disseminate key digital literacy skills and develop new resources.

Do you want to help transform learning on your course?

The project explores the use of new technologies in an academic context. You will receive training for skills such as writing for blogs, maintaining 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.

Student MeetUp

On the 11th June I attended the London Digital Student MeetUp (LDSM) and was invited to be one of the table hosts. The event was organised by UCL & LSE and used the World Café format with participants spread around 5 tables. The MeepUp was attended by around 40 people (students and staff) and our discussions were focused around […]

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.

Recent SADL work: evaluation and impact study

SADL is now approaching the end of the second year of running at LSE. With this in mind we have been carrying out an evaluation and impact study, to investigate:

the impact of SADL on student learning – what do we now know about their digital literacies?
the impact of SADL on staff – including LTI and Library staff
the impact of […]

Jane Secker

About Jane Secker

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

The London Digital Student Meet-Up (LDSM)

I arrived at the London Digital Student Meet-Up on a sunny Thursday and was greeted by a crowd of people decorating their name tags with glitter and stickers. I soon joined in the fun and realised that there is a weird therapeutic feeling associated with glitter and stickers.

The event was graced by staff and students from London universities, such […]

A Networking event for Students

What connects digital literacy, student engagement and Lego? If you know the answer then this event is for you. Bring along another student who might be interested to know more about such projects.

The London Digital Student Meet-up (LDSM)is an informal opportunity for students (and staff) in the London area involved in digital literacy / student engagement projects to share […]

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.