Literacy in the algorithmic medium
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Literacy in the algorithmic medium
Reading, writing, curating, publishing, modeling, coding: what are the new skills, what education is needed?
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Bad Writing is Destroying Your Team's Productivity, According to Harvard Research

Bad Writing is Destroying Your Team's Productivity, According to Harvard Research | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
How to solve one of the most overlooked and expensive business problems.
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We Are All Teachers Of Literacy

We Are All Teachers Of Literacy | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it

Literacy today is taking on a whole new meaning and many years from now it will mean something entirely different. Therefore, we have to look at literacy through a new lens and expand on our definition of what makes kids and all of us literate and examine how technology supports our ability to do so.


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Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, July 17, 11:07 AM
Our view of literacy needs to expand and include all the skills needed to be successful in our changing world.
Ana Paula Sena's curator insight, July 19, 4:18 AM

Todos serão mestres e aprendizes.

Manuel Pinto's curator insight, July 19, 5:56 AM
We are all students of literacy, too.
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Business Schools 'No Longer Fit For Purpose' In Age Of Digital Disruption

Business Schools 'No Longer Fit For Purpose' In Age Of Digital Disruption | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Schools partly to blame for lack of tech management skills
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Smartphone, computer or tablet? 36% of Americans own all three

Smartphone, computer or tablet? 36% of Americans own all three | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
For many Americans, one device isn’t enough.
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Coding is the next level of literacy, says Apple software boss

Coding is the next level of literacy, says Apple software boss | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Teaching your kids how to code is pretty much as important as teaching them to write, according to Apple's senior VP of Software Engineering, Craig Federig

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Health Online 2013 | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Health Online 2013 | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
35% of U.S. adults have gone online to figure out a medical condition; of these, half followed up with a visit to a medical professional.
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Le projet Gutenberg dépasse la barre symbolique des 50 000 livres

Le projet Gutenberg dépasse la barre symbolique des 50 000 livres | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
C'est un cap symbolique qui vient d'être franchi il y a quelques jours par le projet Gutenberg. Cette bibliothèque en ligne, libre et universelle, a ajouté
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Visual Literacy - Metalanguage & Learning

Visual Literacy - Metalanguage & Learning | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it

What it means to be literate today is significantly different to what is
was in the not too distant past. Once, being able to decode text was
sufficient even if barely so. Today literacy involves the ability to make
meaning from a multitude of text types, formats and modalities. The skills required are more diverse and the opportunities for engagement are much expanded. This new literacy with its multiple dimensions requires teaching programmes with a broad depth and appropriate scaffolds


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 5, 2015 4:42 AM

A good indepth article about an increasingly important area of education.

Jim Barentine's curator insight, October 5, 2015 4:52 PM

The Information Age expands exponentially the amount of info out there for students to "weed through" in their searches for understanding and increased knowledge!

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Twitter Plans to Go Beyond Its 140-Character Limit

Twitter Plans to Go Beyond Its 140-Character Limit | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Twitter is thinking about ways to tweak the 140-character limit to entice new users.
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Why you should use LinkedIn Pulse to self-publish

Why you should use LinkedIn Pulse to self-publish | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Self-publishing via LinkedIn Pulse — or writing blog posts on LinkedIn that target its vast user base — can help you gain visibility in your industry, make new connections and find new career opportunities.
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Les usagers de Twitter plus diplômés que ceux des autres réseaux sociaux | Internet

Les usagers de Twitter plus diplômés que ceux des autres réseaux sociaux | Internet | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Les utilisateurs de Twitter sont, en moyenne, plus diplômés et plus jeunes que l'ensemble des internautes présents sur les réseaux sociaux, selon une étude réalisée...
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Google and Twitter Team Up to Offer Their Own 'Instant Articles' -- With a Twist

Google and Twitter Team Up to Offer Their Own 'Instant Articles' -- With a Twist | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Like Facebook, Apple and Snapchat -- but different.
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Education & Skills Today: Can analogue skills bridge the digital divide?

Education & Skills Today: Can analogue skills bridge the digital divide? | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
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Conférence Michel Serres - Pres héSam - 29 janvier 2013

Michel Serres, de l'Académie française, a prononcé le 29 janvier 2013 la conférence inaugurale du Programme Paris Nouveaux Mondes, l'Initiative d'excellence ...
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Twitter considering 10,000-character limit for tweets

Twitter considering 10,000-character limit for tweets | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Twitter Inc is building a new feature that will allow users to post tweets as long as 10,000 characters, technology news website Re/code reported on Tuesday.

Twitter, which currently has a 140-character limit, may launch the service toward the end of the first quarter but has not set an official date, Re/code reported, citing sources familiar with the plans.

The sources said the character limit could change before the final version of the product is unveil
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uoNM2015

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Blogue dédié à mon apprentissage dans le cours Nouveaux Médias de l'Université d'Ottawa. Ce blog est...
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How to Solve Twitter’s Engagement Problem: Add Semantics | Nova Spivack - Minding the Planet

How to Solve Twitter’s Engagement Problem: Add Semantics | Nova Spivack - Minding the Planet | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
  The fundamental problem that Twitter has is engagement. If engagement can be corrected, the whole Twitter ecosystem (and their stock price) will
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Social Media Usage: 2005-2015

Social Media Usage: 2005-2015 | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Nearly two-thirds of American adults (65%) use social networking sites, up from 7% when Pew Research Center began tracking social media usage in 2005.
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Internet Users - Top 20 Countries - Internet Usage

Internet Users - Top 20 Countries - Internet Usage | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Top twenty Internet countries in the world, comparison internet penetration and population statistics with the world.
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Use WordPress to Create Outstanding Long-Form Content

Use WordPress to Create Outstanding Long-Form Content | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Long-form content is becoming quite a trend. Here is our guide how to take advantage of this trend using WordPress.
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What Is Long-Form Content and Why Does It Work? | WordStream

What Is Long-Form Content and Why Does It Work? | WordStream | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Curious if long-form content could help your content marketing efforts? Learn why long-form content works and see five great examples of long-form content marketing.
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No, e-book sales are not falling, despite what book publishers say

No, e-book sales are not falling, despite what book publishers say | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Some reports say e-book sales are falling, which traditional publishers are celebrating -- but the real story is more complex
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Gangoueus's curator insight, December 8, 2015 4:18 AM

Le livre numérique en perte de vitesse : Info ou intox?

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U.S. Consumers Now Spend More Time In Apps Than Watching TV

U.S. Consumers Now Spend More Time In Apps Than Watching TV | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
At yesterday's Apple event in San Francisco, CEO Tim Cook spoke about the need to bring apps to the TV's big screen, while introducing the new Apple TV...
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