Posts tagged: skills

Community Care Inform- new resource for Social Work

28 January 2015

Community Care Inform

University staff and students now have access to Community Care Inform : Adults, as well as the Children site.

CC Inform Adults provides the same kind of information as the Children site, but with a focus on issues more pertinent to the social care of adults :

  • Guidance to key pieces of legislation
  • Expert articles
  • Practice guides
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    Student guide to social media

    9 June 2014

    Have you ever wondered how you could use social media to enhance your academic studies?

    This short and handy guide made by the Libraries at  University of Leeds, University of York and University of Manchester covers a range of social media and how to best to use them for your academic studies and future career.


    Social Media Guide for Students

    Digital literacy and digital citizenship: what’s the difference?

    6 June 2014

    In an earlier post – ‘Introducing digital literacy‘ – I talked about digital literacy being a range of skills that enable you to live, learn and work in a digital society. Things like exploring and evaluating materials, using and referencing resources, digital skills for presenting your work, managing information and the social dimension of information. But where does digital citizenship come in and what does it mean? In a nutshell, it is all about how you behave in the digital society – staying safe online, respecting yourself and others, thinking critically and acting ethically. So, back to the original question, what’s the difference? Digital literacy is all about skills and competencies and digital citizenship is all about behaviours. This great poster sums it up nicely. read more