SADL Project

RAISE 2016 – Student Engagement

‘Excellence’ in Student Engagement Conference at Loughborough University

8 – 9 September 2016

To all digital literacy enthusiasts, welcome back to a fresh start of Michaelmas term. I hope everyone’s summer was a summer to remember, and that we are all energised and refreshed to crack on with the year ahead. This summer I had the most fantastic opportunity to attend […]

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.

News about SADL

We are currently reviewing the future of the SADL programme with LSE Library, following the launch LSE Life to understand the impact of the programme and how we can make it sustainable and have a wider impact.

We are hoping to launch a collaborative digital literacy programme in Lent Term 2017, as developing digital literacies in our undergraduates remains a […]

Jane Secker

About Jane Secker

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

September 30th, 2016|SADL Project, Staff Post|0 Comments|

Me, SADL and the indispensable tools

Over the course of the three years of my undergraduate life at LSE, few things have characteristically stayed constant. Course have changed, career paths have swayed and well let’s not even comment about London weather. But in the great turbulence of times and tides, from the wide eyed days of first year to the more cynical chasm of the […]

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.

Holiday chat and map making!

Last week we had the official summer break. We celebrated the end of the year with a light lunch, plenty of chats about exams, graduations and holidays. We also had a little game in the manner of SADL, which gave everyone something to take away – a handy tool to  help drawing a digital footprint map. The following is […]

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 – Up for a Party!

The Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy Programme (SADL) has another graduated cohort ready to celebrate its achievements. In its third year, the programme run by LTI and the Library offers students and staff an opportunity to learn, share and collaborate in workshops and surgeries to produce resources fit for the 21st century.
At the celebration, staff will present the ambassadors […]

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.

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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.

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

SADL – Workshop 2 Blog by George Fattal

Seeing as it is Week 8 and we have our second batch of essay deadlines coming up it seemed extremely fitting to have this weeks SADL’s workshop on effective time management strategies. One thing that surprised me was that some of the things that I may think of as being procrastination are in fact useful to my studies! For […]

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.

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    Of Time, Reading and Academic Life: SADL Workshop 2 Reflections by Chloe Tan

Of Time, Reading and Academic Life: SADL Workshop 2 Reflections by Chloe Tan

All ambassadors present chimed in resonance with the issue highlighted in the second workshop related to productivity and time management as a student. The endless pile of workload looming at the back of our minds remains as a grim reminder of the substance of inefficiency and incapability we’re made of. The impostor syndrome hovers about as we play mind […]

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.

Saddled up and rearing to go

After two phenomenal years of learning and growing, last Wednesday marked the beginning of a third installation of the LSE’s Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy programme, which is lead by the Library and LTI team.

Apart from the graduation from ‘project’ to the more bearing ‘programme’ suffix, SADL has expanded its horizons to a multitude of disciplines and its largest team ever […]

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.