GLACC - CCD Requirement - Digital Literacy and Communication

WORK IN PROGRESS - Appendix to the GLACC Pedagogical Document

General Advice on Digital Assignments

Hall, Macie, and Center for Educational Resources (CER), Johns Hopkins University Schools of Arts & Sciences and Engineering. “Considerations for Digital Assignments.” The Innovative Instructor Blog: Pedagogy, Best Practices, and Technology.
Stommel, Jesse. “12 Steps for Creating a Digital Assignment or Hybrid Class.” Jesse Stommel, 18 Aug. 2014.

Creating Digital Assignments

Battershill, Claire, and Shawna Ross. “Chapter 7: Creating Digital Assignments.” Using Digital Humanities in the Classroom, 2017,

Lesson Plans for Digital Library Instruction | DLF Digital Library Federation

Digital Skills

Standards for Students | ISTE

International Society for Technology in Education. “ISTE Standards for Students.” ISTE, 2020,

There are loads of frameworks for digital literacy available. This one displays in a clear and effective way what students can learn when using digital tools.

When designing assignments, having in mind the wide spectrum of competencies that the use of a tool can trigger and nurture might help spelling out assignment and project goals that are clear, for the benefit of both faculty and students.