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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
Promoting Information Literacy in Higher Education through Digital Curation
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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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Bringing Social Media into the Classroom » General Studies | Blog Archive | Boston University

Bringing Social Media into the Classroom » General Studies | Blog Archive | Boston University | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
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Digital Literacy Fundamentals | MediaSmarts

Digital Literacy Fundamentals | MediaSmarts | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
This section looks at the various aspects and principles relating to digital literacy and the many skills and competencies that fall under the digital literacy umbrella. The relationship between digital literacy and digital citizenship is also explored and tips are provided for teaching these skills in the classroom.
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Promote Digital Literacy in Afghanistan with Bitcoin

Promote Digital Literacy in Afghanistan with Bitcoin | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
By Davi Barker July 2014 It's no secret that I have my doubts about the validity of paper money. I just don’t see how a paper note printed by the Federal
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Bringing digital literacies to students without internet access

Incarcerated students in most jurisdictions are prohibited from accessing the internet. This discussion will focus around the learnings from a number of projec…

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Helen Farley's curator insight, March 28, 1:31 AM

This is an overview of a sharing practice session I conducted at ascilite 2014.

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The female Afghan students are walking on snow covered streets toward Digital Literacy classes

The female Afghan students are walking on snow covered streets toward Digital Literacy classes | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
This week is a very different week for our students. Herat is fully covered with snow and everywhere is white and beautiful. It has been a long time it has not snowed in Herat and this snow brought a lot of joys with itself (but of course not for everyone
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Project NextTech Aims to Teach Digital Literacy

Project NextTech Aims to Teach Digital Literacy | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Learning.com's Project NextTech is a two-semester course aiming to help students use digital resources efficiently and accurately.
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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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Digital game-based learning levels up digital literacies | Another Byte of Knowledge

Digital game-based learning levels up digital literacies | Another Byte of Knowledge | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
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MOOCs: Expectations and Realities | Contact Nor...

MOOCs: Expectations and Realities | Contact Nor... | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
The Question: Do MOOCs cost-effectively produce desirable educational outcomes compared to face-to-face and other online options?
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Ilves to students: digital literacy of people will become inevitable

Ilves to students: digital literacy of people will become inevitable | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
'As the digital world increasingly becomes the real world or, more accurately, as the real world becomes digital, it is inevitable that everyone will have to acquire some level of digital literacy,' said the President, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, at a public lecture given in the hall of Tallinn University of Technology on analysing the inevitable and rapidly increasing dependence of our everyday life on the digital world, informed BC presidential press service.
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Innovations and challenges of China’s online education industry | Australian Digital Futures Blog

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Resources for Teaching Digital Literacy

Resources for Teaching Digital Literacy | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Search Tools Search is the essential 21st century skill. Developing search literacy in students should be the priority of our education. Teachers and students need the ability, search tools and str...
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