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Why Is Digital Literacy Important?

Why Is Digital Literacy Important? | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

  '‘Under the digital literacy umbrella are numerous interrelated skills that range from basic awareness and training to foster informed citizens and to build consumer and user confidence, to highly sophisticated and more complex creative and critical literacies and outcomes.  Given the constantly evolving nature of technology, acquisition of digital literacy skills represents a process of life long learning.’ (MNet, 2010)


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Digital literacy and its importance in the information and knowledge age. Further, the article discusses digital literacy skills in the process of lifelong learning.

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ScienceDirect.com - Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences - The Influence of Tourist Trends of Youth Tourism through Social Media (SM) & Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)

The development of Social Media (SM) and Information & Communication Technologies (ICTs) has conveyed important changes in the behavioural models of tourists as well as in the way users search, assess, produce, purchase and consume information, products and services. Specifically, young consumers of tourist products, who represent the highest percentage of the users of new technologies, participate actively in various productive processes of tourist enterprises, such as the design, development and distribution of new products. Therefore, the main objective of this paper is the study of the effects that SM and ICTs on youth tourism. In particular, this study investigates the profile of young tourists’ actively participating in SM, as well as the effects of information absorbed through SM and ICTs on their travel decisions.

 

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http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042813003959

 

 

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