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First year university student engagement using digital curation and career goal setting | Antonio | Research in Learning Technology

First year university student engagement using digital curation and career goal setting | Antonio | Research in Learning Technology | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
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Young, educated and underemployed: are we building a nation of PhD baristas?

Young, educated and underemployed: are we building a nation of PhD baristas? | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
There are some sage lessons from Canada on what happens when an educated young workforce can't find work.
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Digital literacy in the Facebook age

Digital literacy in the Facebook age | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Most 12-year-olds these days could tweet in their sleep, post an update on Facebook with two hands tied behind their back, and upload a hundred selfies on Instagram in under 60 seconds, but does that make them digitally literate?
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Kids love social media but tech skills fall short

Kids love social media but tech skills fall short | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Australian school kids love social media and downloading apps, but they are useless at putting technology to productive use.
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Digital literacy will reduce recidivism in the long term

Digital literacy will reduce recidivism in the long term | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Digital technology can be utilized in order to address a variety of offenders’ needs. Despite the importance of digital literacy, many correctional education programs do not provide students with internet access.
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Literacy on the digital screen is more than just reading and writing

Literacy on the digital screen is more than just reading and writing | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Today (September 8) is International Literacy Day — and it reminds of not only of the importance of reading, writing, numeracy, and instruction, but of the importance of understanding another type ...
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Google to promote digital literacy in Haryana

Google to promote digital literacy in Haryana | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Search engine giant Google has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the government of Haryana to promote digital literacy in the state.
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Promoting Information Literacy in Higher Education through Digital Curation | Amy Brooke Antonio, David Tuffley | M/C Journal

Promoting Information Literacy in Higher Education through Digital Curation | Amy Brooke Antonio, David Tuffley | M/C Journal | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
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Digital Literacy to get Promoted through New App launched by Telecom Minister - Jagran Josh

Digital Literacy to get Promoted through New App launched by Telecom Minister - Jagran Josh | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Ravi Sankar Prasad, the telecom minister of India launched a new mobile app named DISHA in Bihar recently. The app would promote digital literacy in Bihar and would be used to educate the tribal and Dalit women in the region.
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Enhancing Educational Opportunities with Computer-Mediated Assessment Feedback

Enhancing Educational Opportunities with Computer-Mediated Assessment Feedback | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
As internet technologies make their way into developing areas, so too does the possibility of education and training being delivered to the people living in those previously unserved areas. The growing catalogue of free, high quality courseware, when combined with the newly acquired means of delivery, creates the potential for millions of people in the developing world to acquire a good education. Yet a good education obviously requires more than simply delivering information; students must also
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▶ Web curation: An example of student work - YouTube

Harlen Makemson, PhD, walks through a web curation research project that a student created in Storify. Harlen Makemson, phd, discusses strategies and offers ...
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Women’s lib and digital literacy

Women’s lib and digital literacy | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Computers and the Internet has made some women in rural Puducherry confident, liberated and independent
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Australia's digital divide is narrowing, but getting deeper

Australia's digital divide is narrowing, but getting deeper | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Australia's connection to the internet continues to grow but there are still 1.3 million households not online.
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Online communities for teachers: what research says about their limits and potential

Online communities for teachers: what research says about their limits and potential | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
The ability to be connected “anywhere, anytime” is recent enough that most professions are still figuring out how make best use of this connectivity, and teaching is no exception. Online communitie…
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ICT is failing in schools – here's why

ICT is failing in schools – here's why | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Just 55% of year 6 students and 52% of year 10 students are meeting the expected grades for ICT. What's going wrong?
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School students' digital skills in decline despite prolific use: report

School students' digital skills in decline despite prolific use: report | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
The digital skills of Australian school children are worse than those of kids four years ago, a national report finds.
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A 21st-century higher education: training for jobs of the future

A 21st-century higher education: training for jobs of the future | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Only the brave or foolhardy would claim knowledge about the shape of jobs for the next decade, let alone the rest of the 21st century. So what kind of tertiary education can prepare students?
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The robots are coming for your job! Why digital literacy is so important for the jobs of the future

The robots are coming for your job! Why digital literacy is so important for the jobs of the future | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
In a report released this week, the Foundation for Young Australians claims that up to 70% of young people are currently preparing for jobs that will no longer exist in the future.
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Literacy In The Digital Age

Literacy In The Digital Age | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Explore high quality tools and resources to connect with literacy students in this series from the Teaching Channel http://t.co/vUu4gZy3YP
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Literacy in the Digital Age: Five Sites With High-Quality Informational Text

Literacy in the Digital Age: Five Sites With High-Quality Informational Text | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Engage your students with high-quality informational text that allows them to explore their own interests. Natalie Franzi and Steve Figurelli share five fabulous websites.
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Teaching how to think is just as important as teaching anything else

Teaching how to think is just as important as teaching anything else | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
A new paper on teaching critical thinking skills in science has pointed out, yet again, the value of giving students experiences that go beyond simple recall or learned procedures.
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Digital Technology is a Game Changer for Education Worldwide - SAP News Center

Digital Technology is a Game Changer for Education Worldwide - SAP News Center | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Listening to experts in the field, it is easy to conclude that digital technology is transforming education as much as the printing press did 600 years ago.
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Web curation: Uses in education - YouTube

Harlen Makemson, PhD, talks about web curation's impacts on student learning and three types of web curation assignments. Richard D Solomon phd, Executive Di...
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Fuel Education's Content Curation Tool Puts the Right Resources in Teachers' Hands, Takes Personalized Learning to a Whole New Level

Fuel Education's Content Curation Tool Puts the Right Resources in Teachers' Hands, Takes Personalized Learning to a Whole New Level | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
HERNDON, Va., June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Word spreads quickly when a tool comes along that uses a...
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