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The Intersection of Digital Literacy and Social Media -- Campus Technology

The Intersection of Digital Literacy and Social Media -- Campus Technology | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

This is how two hot concepts in higher education can be blended to beat the status quo and get educators and students on the same page with digital literacy.

 

Many times, it's the educators who stand in the way of effective digital literacy-social media connections. Getting them into the right mindset to meld the two can be a challenge, said Ward. "A cultural shift has to take place because most professors are used to working in their own silos," he explained. "They're not necessarily accustomed to sharing and don't like to be told how to teach or what to do." To overcome that obstacle, Ward said institutions must create a culture of accountability that includes continuous feedback, acknowledgement, and rewards to empower change.

 

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Writing for different fields of discipline - Academic Literacies at Monash

This resource is intended to help students develop skills to improve their writing at university.

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Digital literacy can boost employability and improve student experience

Digital literacy can boost employability and improve student experience | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Students without the skills to use digital tools risk suffering an inferior learning process at best, and being left completely behind at worst, says JISC's Sarah Knight...
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The Difference Between Digital Literacy and Digital Fluency | SociaLens Blog

The Difference Between Digital Literacy and Digital Fluency | SociaLens Blog | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Literacy and fluency* have to do with our ability to use a technology to achieve a desired outcome in a situation using the technologies that are available to us.


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Universities must rethink their approach to student digital literacy

Universities must rethink their approach to student digital literacy | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The emphasis should be on building digital communication skills so that students can share and develop their ideas and aspirations online, says Dr Abhay Adhikari...
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Digital Literacies and Web Literacies: What's the Difference? | DMLcentral

Digital Literacies and Web Literacies: What's the Difference? | DMLcentral | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

I’m currently iterating some work around Web Literacies for the Mozilla Foundation (you can see the latest version of my thinking here). Perhaps the biggest consideration when dealing with so-called ‘New’ Literacies is distinguishing them from one another, so what I want to consider in this post is the relationship between Digital literacies and Web literacies. Aren’t they just synonyms?

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Digital and Media Literacy: A Plan of Action | KnightComm

Digital and Media Literacy: A Plan of Action | KnightComm | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Digital and Media Literacy: A Plan of Action, new policy paper by Renee Hobbs, Professor at the School of Communications and the College of Education at Temple University and founder of its Media Education Lab, proposes a detailed plan that positions digital and media literacy as an essential life skill and outlines steps that policymakers, educators, and community advocates can take to help Americans thrive in the digital age.

 

PDF:  http://www.knightcomm.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Digital_and_Media_Literacy_A_Plan_of_Action.pdf

 

HTML:  http://www.knightcomm.org/digital-and-media-literacy/

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Why Web Literacy Should Be Part of Every Education

Why Web Literacy Should Be Part of Every Education | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Like reading, writing, and arithmetic, web literacy is both content and activity. You don’t just learn “about” reading: you learn to read. You don’t just learn “about” arithmetic: you learn to count and calculate.
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20 ways of thinking about digital literacy in higher education

20 ways of thinking about digital literacy in higher education | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
From understanding what digital literacy is, to developing skills and establishing ethical principles for students, our live chat panel share ideas and resources for universities...
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