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Recruitment drive for new Digichamps, summarising objectives and opportunities

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  • 1. Student Digital Champions MSc Digital MarketingInduction Talk, 24th Sept

2. Digital Literacies Project Objectives Raise awareness across the University Benchmark University Digital Literacies activities Link Education and Research communities Run workshop series (82 people have attended so far) Digital Literacies Conference (95 attended) Student Digital Literacies Champions Integrate DL into Graduate Attributes Develop DL Special Interest group diversemembership across all faculties and includingProfessional Services (Careers, Student Services,Library) 3. Student Digital Champions Help staff and students to learn new tools, buildtheir online profiles, and manage social media forlive events Champs to be attached to each USRG nextacademic year Digital Economy USRG is funding students toparticipate in relevant events, report back atmonthly networking lunches and collaborate inresearch/teaching projects Supported by Social Media in Live Events (SMiLE)project 4. Ivan MelendezSam SuOliver Bills George GeorgievAhmedAbulailaDigital Champions HamedAyhanAlessiaHamed Ayhan Fiochi Panos GrimanellisFarnoosh Berahman Lucy BraidenManish PathakMarina Sakipi 5. Digital Champion Activities PianoHAWK launch in London, May 2012 Digital Literacies Conference Support for workshops: Online Identity Safety and Security Developing a Professional Profile Social Media for Researchers Professional Identity for International Teachers One to one training as required Helped set up a Chinese Social Network account forModern Languages Digital Champions Presentation 6. The conference was attended by 95 people on site and viaTwitterwe had followers both locally based and from New Zealand,Columbia and Ireland.Student Digital Literacies Champions played a key role insupporting the eventSummary Storify is here 7. The workshop was very inspiring andgenerated some very good insights. ItFeedbackHearing from such a diverse range or people on the subject was really inspirational. I would recommend this to anyone withwas wonderful having international students attending, as they were able to even a remote interest in thecontribute with a different perspective,area.specifically those coming from totalitarianregimes. Their concerns and priorities inregards to protecting their own identityLots of interestingare very different from those in UK .discussion inspired by somepretty open questions.I thought this was a brilliantly organised, and immersiveexperience, and in that latter respect corresponded exactly Great to get big namesto one of the stages of digital literacy mentioned by one ofthe speakers. I learned huge amounts and felt by about 3.30to Southampton. that my brain was full! *** It was a really great the whole event was aday. Thank you.*** real eye-opener in more ways than I can mention here. It was kept under control through a nice blend of more discursive talks More like with shorter introductionsthis pleaseI liked the openness Looking forward to key advances orand contributions to next one! resources. This was veryfrom almostclever and helped a new-everyone. comer like me to manage it all. 8. New CIP Modules:linking research and teaching 9. Plans for this year (1) Allocation of #digichamps to Research andInnovation Services for each USRG and to assist withMulti-disciplinary Week #Digichamps already booked to assist withpromotion of major WSA design event in London andSoton Neuroscience Group Develop and deliver CIP module Working and Livingon the Web (also included in Web Science BSc) #digichamps requested to be part of other CIPmodules (Intercultural Communications) Induction talks on DL to all Humanities students andrun staff training workshop 10. Plans for this year (2) Work with SUSU VP Ed to train all sabbaticals Graduate Passport develop closer links forrecognition of contributions by SDLCs Full programme of DL workshops and one toone training Graduate Attributes ensure our graduatesare recognised as being digitally literate andenhance employability Developing links to student support DL inputto personal tutoring system 11. Thanks to all the Digital Champions and we need lots more of you for next year! Georgi Georgiev, MSc Digital Marketing Marina Sakipi, MSc Digital Marketing Panos Grimanellis, MSc Digital Marketing Ivan Melendez, MSc KISM Ring Xu, PhD Management Nicole Beale, Web Science DTC Chris Phethean, Web Science DTC Oliver Bills, Web Science MSc Sam Su, BSc Management Hamed Ayhan, MSc Digital Marketing