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Aims

To improve the vocational preparation of young people by supporting:

  • Self development
  • Authorship
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Multimodality
  • Digital presence

Objectives

By the end of the process (intervention? course?) participants will be able to:

  • explain the concept of digital vocational biographies / narratives (??), say how creating one could be useful to them and list some of the ways they could use them.
  • explore their own learning history and identify those events, activities, skills and learning processes that they want to illustrate and capture
  • identify ways in which they can record these experiences and list some of the media they could use.
  • Use the platform and discuss its functionality, potential and usefulness and customise it for their own use
  • Describe the key features of writing and telling a story and construct their own narrative
  • Take photographs using a digital camera, manipulate an image, store and share pictures
  • Use audio equipment and software to create a recording, edit a recording and publish it on the platform and elsewhere
  • Use video equipment and software to create, edit and publish a video on the platform and elsewhere.
  • Present content to camera and mic in a way which enhances the content
  • Write text appropriate for a web site including adding hyperlinks
  • Identify, explore and use other social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Linked In etc. and say how they could be useful (or not) to them.
  • Explore a variety of other graphic techniques, apps and processes which they can use to create content e.g using internet radio, creating animations using stop motion, using different presentation software etc
  • Make informed decisions about issues to do with privacy, sharing, publishing etc
  • Discuss the concept of digital footprints, manage their online identity appropriately and discuss the implications of some of their decisions
  • State and comply with the laws on copyright, use Creative Commons licensing  and be able to use and select open content music, video and images.
  • Evaluate the programme and identify what they have learned and how they will use it.