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Seminar: Digital resources

Dr. Sandra Camelo

Social distancing

Online Teaching

in times of




What's your experience with online learning
and teaching?

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online teaching

Distance Learning

Online Learning

Blended Learning

Digital Competence

Virtual Learning

Face to Face Learning

The Digital Competence Framework 2.0

DigComp 2.0 identifies the key components of digital competence in 5 areas which can be summarised as below:

  • 1) Information and data literacy: To articulate information needs, to locate and retrieve digital data, information and content. To judge the relevance of the source and its content. To store, manage, and organise digital data, information and content.
  • 2) Communication and collaboration: To interact, communicate and collaborate through digital technologies while being aware of cultural and generational diversity. To participate in society through public and private digital services and participatory citizenship. To manage one’s digital identity and reputation.
  • 3) Digital content creation: To create and edit digital content To improve and integrate information and content into an existing body of knowledge while understanding how copyright and licences are to be applied. To know how to give understandable instructions for a computer system.
  • 4) Safety: To protect devices, content, personal data and privacy in digital environments. To protect physical and psychological health, and to be aware of digital technologies for social well-being and social inclusion. To be aware of the environmental impact of digital technologies and their use.
  • 5) Problem solving: To identify needs and problems, and to resolve conceptual problems and problem situations in digital environments. To use digital tools to innovate processes and products. To keep up-to-date with the digital evolution.


Virtual Learning Environments


Learning Software Management


Virtual Wolds for Education


Computer Supported Collaborative Learning


Mobile Assisted Language Learning


Mobile Learning


Computer Assisted Language Learning

E- Learning

Elliott Maisie
coined the term in 1999

(Deterding et al., 2011)


"using game
design elements in
non-game contexts
to motivate and
increase activity
and retention.”

game thinking
and game mechanics
to solve problems
and engage users.”

Games used for serious

purposes or
“serious games”




(the experiential and behavioral quality)

gameful interaction

(artifacts affording that quality),

gameful design

(designing for gamefulness, typically by using game design elements).

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What's your experience with gamification and interactive

online materials?

GamES FOR TEaching

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"Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of
viewing it as an add-on, afterthought, or event.”

Heidi-Hayes Jacobs

with Bloom's Taxonomy

clear purpose

Having a is key.



Using technological and digital tools to promote

students' interactice, enriching, and engaging
learning experiences



Which digital tools and technologies have you used for online teaching?

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Lab simulations

Lab simulations





Free lab tools



Linden lab & Second Life

Create online


Incoporate interactive engaging tools such as:






Genial.ly ,

and Prezzi

  • Live or pre-recorded lecture content
  • Videos
  • Quizzes
  • Polls
  • Simulations
  • Games
  • Interative activitities

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Consider also incorporating social media

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Are you ready?

Do not be afraid to try new media and digital contents in your online materials

Let's discuss in the Forum

How would you use the tools presented in the Webinar for online teaching?

Which other tools would you like to incorporate?

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Group Practical Exercise

Use Existing Resources

Create Your Own Resources

Find and adapt material

Be creative and create your own ressources according to your students' needs

Evaluate cons and pros depending on your needs and those of your students





3. Test your design online

Before you share your new contents with the students, make sure the material works properly.

Also verify it is clear and easy to follow.

1. Prepare.
Organize your time
and working space,
make sure you have
the software and
hardware you need

2. Plan and design.
Define the structure of your course, define its objectives and plan ahead its units and activities

Make sure to enable different communication channels

Provide feedback to your students as a collective and individually

Post public messages for all the students who are taking the same course

Create a frequent questions and answers forum

Define the way students can directly communicative with you

Enable and facilitate spaces for students to communicate among them

Make sure students can access from different devices

Prepare contingency plans for those who may have
technical or connectivity difficultites

Consider size, fonts, extension and other formatting variables

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Additional Research
and Related References

Archey, R. (2012) Reflections on personal learning environments: theory and practice. International Conference in New Horizons in Education. In: Procedia. Social and Behavioral Sciences. 55, 419-428

European Comission (2019) The Digital Competence Framework 2.0. Retrieved from: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/digcomp/digital-competence-framework

Fosnot, C. T., & Perry, R. S. (1996). Constructivism: A Psychological Theory of
Learning. In C. T. Fosnot (Ed.), Constructivism: Theory, Perspectives, and
Practice (pp. 8-33, 2nd ed.). New York: Teachers College Press.

Siemens, G. (2005) Learning as Network Creation. E-Learning Space.org. Retrieved from: http://www.elearningspace.org/Articles/networks.htm

Resources shared in Google Drive:


Commmunity Virtual Library in Library Land in Second Life


Other Multimedia Resources


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