Sydney Morning HeraldHow digital culture is rewiring our brainsSydney Morning HeraldOur brains are superlatively evolved to adapt to our environment: a process known as neuroplasticity.
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Given the unprecedented quantity of information learners are exposed to, the librarians role is more important than ever. Librarians help all students gain access to, evaluate, ethically use, create, share, and synthesize information.
The world is now more connected than ever before. The social networking website Facebook.com recently boasted of having over one billion active members.
Digital literacy checklist Digitally literate individuals should: 1. possess the basic skills necessary to access and utilise various digital technologies and services; 2. participate confidently in the services provided by digital technologies; 3. exercise informed choices in digital media and electronic communications environments; 4. have an adequate level of knowledge and competency to be able to protect themselves, their social and their work environment from unwanted, inappropriate or unsafe content.
Defines critical thinking with an awareness of the General Education requirements at Rhode Island College, and puts this thinking in the context of the history of Criticism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.