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SocialTech: Computer Science is not Digital Literacy

Josie Fraser writes about recent UK computer science initiatives, at one point saying "It's dismaying then, to see in a week where we are seeing a huge move forward in the promotion of technology and a fresh look at how ICT as a subject area is designed and implemented in schools, to see digital literacy being used as an interchangeable term for computer science skills."

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Kalantzis & Cope: Differentiated Literacies Instruction at newlearningonline

From Kalantzis & Cope: Five principles & practices of literacies instruction  that addresses learner diversity.

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Annie Murphy Paul on Why 'Digital Literacy' Can't Replace The Traditional Kind | TIME Ideas | TIME.com

Annie Murphy Paul on Why 'Digital Literacy' Can't Replace The Traditional Kind | TIME Ideas | TIME.com | Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Have you heard about the octopus who lives in a tree? In 2005, researchers at the University of Connecticut asked a group of seventh graders to read a website full of information about the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus, or Octopus paxarbolis.
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Cope & Kalantzis: Literacies (from their site, Newlearningonline.com)

‘Literacies’ presents a contemporary approach to literacy learning and teaching, developing and extending ‘Multiliteracies’ theory and practice. This site presents supporting material for the book by Mary Kalantzis & Bill Cope, published by Cambridge University Press in 2011. The website supplements traditional ideas of literacy in the singular—learning to read and write—by expanding the area of focus to cover ‘literacies’ in the plural.

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ICTlogy » ICT4D Blog » Analyzing digital literacy with a single simple tweet

ICTlogy » ICT4D Blog » Analyzing digital literacy with a single simple tweet | Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Research on the Information Society, the Digital Divide and Information and Communication Technologies for development...
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Hiphop Literacies: The Globalization of Black Popular Culture, An Interdisciplinary Conference : School of Teaching and Learning : College of Education and Human Ecology

"The 2012 Hiphop Literacies conference is designed to explore Hiphop as a site of knowledge formation, identity construction and learning....A major goal of “Hiphop Literacies” is to promote interdisciplinary research and teaching around the value of Hiphop, stimulate ongoing dialogue and outreach across various disciplines in the university and communities....We are seeking proposals that consider aspects of Black diasporic Hiphop and new ways of envisioning the roles of such in local and transnational cultures."

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