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Building Blocks for Digital Dexterity in the Workplace

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RMIT Swanston Library

360 Swanston Street

Building 8, Level 4, Megaflex 3 (Room 13)

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Join librarians from around Australia and New Zealand to launch the next stage of the CAUL/CAVAL Digital Dexterity Community of Practice.

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This all-day event will include lightning talks highlighting the digital dexterity work happening in academic libraries in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand, a launch of the CAUL Digital Dexterity Framework, workshop activities to support librarians to use the Framework, an exploration of how to maintain communities of practice over the long term, and an opportunity to meet Digital Dexterity Champions and other key partners in the development of digital skills and literacy in libraries.

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9:00 – 9:30 Welcome & Housekeeping

Sponsor Presentation, RMIT Training

9:30 – 10:15 Guest Speaker

Kirstin Warr Pedersen, University of Tasmania

10:15 – 10:45 Morning tea

10:45 -12:00 Launching of CAUL Digital Dexterity Framework, followed by Workshop

Gina Sjepcevich, University of Western Australia

12:00– 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 14:00 Pecha Kucha Presentations

Digital Dexterity Champions

14:00 – 15:00 Workshop (to be advised)

15:00 – 15:30 Afternoon tea

15:30 – 16:00 Lightning Talks

Digital Dexterity Champions

16:00 – 16:45 Workshop : Design Thinking

Kristy Newton, University of Woollongong

16:45 – 17:00 Closing Remarks

Guest Speaker: Kristin Warr Pedersen

Kristin Warr Pedersen is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Tasmania, currently also serving as the central Head of Student Leadership, Career Development and Employability. Kristin has been active researcher and designer of Communities of Practice in Higher Education for more than a decade. She has led the design and delivery of a whole-of-institution Community of Practice Initiative at the University of Tasmania; been a founding member of a national community of practice that established Tasmania as a United Nations Regional Centre of Expertise in Education for Sustainable development; collaborated on a multitude of inter-institutional communities of practice to foster the sharing of learning, resources and benchmarking good practice; and developed student learning communities that transcend disciplines and degree levels to deliver high impact community outcomes. Kristin was recognised in 2015 by the Australian Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching with a national teaching citation for her work on the design and delivery of innovative communities of practice that have led to sustained change and professional learning in higher education.

This event is brought to you by the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) and CAVAL as part of CAUL's Digital Dexterity project, and sponsored by RMIT University, and RMIT Training.

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RMIT Swanston Library

360 Swanston Street

Building 8, Level 4, Megaflex 3 (Room 13)

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Australia

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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