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Why universities should acquire – and teach – digital literacy

Why universities should acquire – and teach – digital literacy | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
Sponsor's feature: A strong digital focus will attract internet-savvy students with an eye on the jobs market
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Interesting thoughts on how digital literacy skills can help students to improve their learning, research and the application of learning skills

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Battle for the internet | Technology | The Guardian

Battle for the internet | Technology | The Guardian | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it

Over seven days

The Guardian is taking stock of the new battlegrounds for the internet. From states stifling dissent to the new cyberwar front line, we look at the challenges facing the dream of an open internet

 

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Day four: IP wars

Intellectual property, from copyrights to patents, have been an internet battlefield from the start. We look at what Sopa, Pipa and Acta really mean, and explain how this battle is not over. Plus, Clay Shirky will be discussing the issues in a live Q&A

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Innovations in ICT teaching: a Guardian roundtable debate

Innovations in ICT teaching: a Guardian roundtable debate | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
Children are to be taught how to programme computers in a move to create the technological innovators of the future...

 

Last August, Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google, ignited debate among educators, industrialists and policy-makers when he revealed that he was "flabbergasted to learn that, today, computer science isn't even taught as standard in UK schools". He went on: "Your IT curriculum focuses on teaching how to use software, but gives no insight into how it's made. That is just throwing away your great computing heritage."

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Guardian - Digital literacy campaign – best of your comments and ideas

Guardian - Digital literacy campaign – best of your comments and ideas | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it
As Michael Gove allows schools to write their own ICT and computer science curricula, here are some of the most interesting ideas you put forward during our Digital Literacy campaign...
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