The 8 Key Elements Of Digital Literacy - Edudemic | digital creativity in education | Scoop.it

'..the nagging question still remains for many teachers – what exactly is digital literacy?

Because it is a relatively new term, many teachers are able to define it as it pertains to their specific classroom. A quick Google search yields .. the very vague definition of: the ability to effectively and critically navigate, evaluate and create information using a range of digital technologies. It requires one “to recognize and use that power, to manipulate and transform digital media, to distribute pervasively, and to easily adapt them to new forms”. Being that vague almost requires you to define it specifically for each class you work with.

That said, Doug Belshaw has made a really excellent attempt at defining digital literacy -in fact, he wrote his dissertation on the topic.'


Via Dennis T OConnor