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Dear [First Name]

Welcome to Session 1: Introduction to digital literacies.

Please consult the course schedule on the syllabus page for recommended dates for this session.

If you have just joined us, you will find instructions on the course site for the introductory preparatory session, which provides advice on what you need to do before you start studying.


We hope that you found the introductory instructions useful for setting up your course blog.

By now you should have:

This session: Introduction to digital literacies

In this session, you will define what digital literacies mean for you and familiarise yourself with how to use Hypothes.is for online annotation and how to use social media as a back channel. You will also complete your first resource bank activity. The code you need to register your account on bookmarks is: "oer4all" (all lowercase without quotation marks).

To get started: first, work your way through:

Need help?

For general support, on using OERu technologies, please consult the support site and guidelines for getting help.

If you need course specific help, post your questions on the LiDA101 general forum. Remember to include the url of the page where you are having problems.

Let's leverage the power of peer-learning by helping each other. If you know the answer to a question in the forum, please share your knowledge by posting a response to assist others.

Bear in mind that as an international course, academic volunteers helping out on the course may be in a different time zone and could be sleeping when you post a question.

We hope you enjoy your digital learning experience and make the most of this opportunity to help you achieve your goals.

Your course developers
Wayne and Jim.


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