Literacy in the algorithmic medium
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Reading, writing, curating, publishing, modeling, coding: what are the new skills, what education is needed?
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The Second Digital Divide: Disparity in Online Skills Leaving Many Students Behind - NEA Today

The Second Digital Divide: Disparity in Online Skills Leaving Many Students Behind - NEA Today | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
While digital learning can infuse an exciting variety of technological resources into the classroom, many students lack the basic understanding

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Brasileiros estão entre os que mais compartilham conteúdo nas redes sociais - Converge Comunicações

Brasileiros estão entre os que mais compartilham conteúdo nas redes sociais - Converge Comunicações | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
O Brasil está entre os três países que mais compartilham posts nas redes sociais em todo o mundo, atrás apenas da China e de Hong Kong e empatado com o México. 71% dos brasileiros têm o hábito de dividir conteúdo com seus seguidores, enquanto este índice é de 80% na China e de 73% em Hong Kong
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The Digital Nietzsche: Download Nietzsche’s Major Works as Free eBooks

In times of deep distress I’ve often found the brutal, unsparing candor of Friedrich Nietzsche a strange comfort.
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The Secret Powers of Chrome's Address Bar

The Secret Powers of Chrome's Address Bar | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Chrome's address bar doesn't do much at a glance. Type in a URL and you're taken to a web site. But it can do a lot more if you know how to use it.

We've covered plenty of great Chrome tricks over the years, but the address bar has always been a bit neglected. You can actually do a ton with it though, so let's dig into some of the better tricks.

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Howard Rheingold's curator insight, November 20, 2014 4:15 PM

The web browser is our most frequently used information tool, yet few users tap into all the power build into browsers. On the info-tool side of infotention, knowledge of how to use Chrome's Address Bar definitely qualifies as a power tool.

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Curation : et si on parlait un peu stratégie ?

Curation : et si on parlait un peu stratégie ? | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Trop de curateurs amateurs se jettent sur Scoop it ou Paper.li.  Et ils oublient le ba-ba de la curation : d'abord déterminer votre stratégie ! La curation est très en vogue en ce moment.  Tout le ...
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A student-centred conceptualisation of critical thinking

A student-centred conceptualisation of critical thinking | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Using collective intelligence to understand critical thinking
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Facebook’s phony claim that “you’re in charge.” » Pressthink

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Who is the curator? FB's algorithms or you?

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Why Digital Citizenship is an Opportunity for Educators and Students to Learn Together (EdSurge News)

Why Digital Citizenship is an Opportunity for Educators and Students to Learn Together (EdSurge News) | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
The day had come to try swearing in front of my mom to see what happened. When you're ten, these days sometimes come. Over dinner at the local pizza place, I pondered the best way to work the word "frickin," my newest playground verbal acquisition, into a conversation. Then I had it:"Kevin is so bad
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Bono says 'Oops, sorry' for U2 iTunes download debacle

Bono says 'Oops, sorry' for U2 iTunes download debacle | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
U2 lead singer Bono apologises to iTunes users for the automatic download of the band's latest album.
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Kindle is the king of mobile reading platforms, but iBooks is catching up - fast

Kindle is the king of mobile reading platforms, but iBooks is catching up - fast | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
One consistent source of alarm within the publishing industry over eBook reading is Amazon Kindle’s apparent dominance of the market. Earlier this year we reported on Hachette revealing that Amazon...
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The Importance of Teaching Critical Thinking

The Importance of Teaching Critical Thinking | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Critical thinking is a term that is given much discussion without much action.  K-12 educators and administrators are pushed to teach the necessities as dictated by the standardized assessments in ...
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Comment filtrer le contenu de sa timeline Twitter ?

Comment filtrer le contenu de sa timeline Twitter ? | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it

Fonction native, Tweetdeck, extension Firefox ou Chrome : voici quelques outils pour filtrer votre timeline Twitter !


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Pascal Petitjean's curator insight, September 17, 2014 9:32 AM

Rappel intéressant !

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International Literacy Day: the library’s role in promoting literacies | CILIP

International Literacy Day: the library’s role in promoting literacies | CILIP | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it

Today is International Literacy Day. It reminds us that promoting and sustaining literacy is one of the critical roles of libraries. Our strength lies in the fact that we are really about literacies, all those skills individuals need to participate effectively in an information society.




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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 8, 2014 5:56 AM

Some useful links and resources for literacy day.

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International Literacy Day: the library’s role in promoting literacies | CILIP

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Convertio — Convertisseur de fichier. En ligne et gratuitement

Convertio — Convertisseur de fichier. En ligne et gratuitement | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it

Convertio - Un outil simple pour convertir des fichiers en ligne. Plus de 44 formats de documents différents pris en charge : image, feuille de calcul, e-book, archive, présentation, audio et vidéo.


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Cecile Verdier's curator insight, December 30, 2014 2:47 AM

Un outil bien pratique

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Data literacy in arts and cultural organisations | arts & metrics

Arts organisations need to understand how visitors use technology and evaluate the impact of the different digital initiatives they implement. Moreover, the
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The rise of Generation #hashtag - Bain Brief - Bain & Company

The rise of Generation #hashtag - Bain Brief - Bain & Company | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Media companies will need to adapt to create and deliver the native digital content that a growing audience prefers.
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The future of the curated Web according to Steve Rosenbaum's Curate This!

The future of the curated Web according to Steve Rosenbaum's Curate This! | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Why the future could be a curated Web where relevance is the #1 currency and where you should “curate or die” according to Steve Rosenbaum in Curate this!
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Facebook Launches Anonymous Chat Room App

Facebook Launches Anonymous Chat Room App | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Featuring invite-only chat rooms based on common interests.
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This chart shows why publishers are right to be scared of Facebook

This chart shows why publishers are right to be scared of Facebook | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it

Facebook’s traffic-driving power has more than doubled in the past year alone.

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The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies

The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
What are ‘digital literacies’? Why are they important? How can I develop them both personally and in other people? These are some of the questions that The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies by Doug Belshaw seeks to address. More details about the book can be found at digitalliteraci.es. Contents. Chapter 1 - Introduction. Chapter 2 - What’s the problem? Chapter 3 - Everything is ambiguous. Chapter 4 - Why existing models of digital literacy don’t work. Chapter 5 - The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies. Chapter 6 - Curiosity created the LOLcat. Chapter 7 - Remix: the heart of digital literacies. Chapter 8 - Coding and the web. Chapter 9 - Conclusion. Appendix 1: What to do next. Appendix 2: License and how to cite this work
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Philosophical Disquisitions: How can you make your writing more coherent? Four Tips

Philosophical Disquisitions: How can you make your writing more coherent? Four Tips | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
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MEDIAS: LE LOW COST PASSE EN MODE INDUSTRIEL

MEDIAS: LE LOW COST PASSE EN MODE INDUSTRIEL | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Un aspect majeur de la révolution numérique et d’Internet est de pouvoir produire aussi bien qu’avant – et souvent mieux – pour beaucoup moins cher. Aujourd’hui, les nouveaux médias low cost sont p...
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Top Ten Internet Languages - World Internet Statistics

The top ten language groups of Internet users are currently English, Chinese Mandarin, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, German, French, and Malay.
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Aracy Campos's curator insight, December 10, 2014 3:28 PM
The top ten language groups of Internet users are currently English, Chinese Mandarin, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, German, French, and Malay.
 
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Messagerie Facebook : réglages, bonnes pratiques et astuces

Messagerie Facebook : réglages, bonnes pratiques et astuces | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it

Débutants sur Facebook, voici un guide qui vous permettra de maîtriser et de comprendre le fonctionnement de la messagerie du réseau social (version web). Utilisateurs expérimentés, vous découvrirez quelques outils complémentaires.


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Jacques Tang's curator insight, September 8, 2014 1:21 PM

Des rappels toujours utiles pour gérer votre messagerie sur Facebook. A poser dans vos cartons

Philippe Morelle's curator insight, September 16, 2014 2:00 AM
Des astuces pour gérer votre compte FB.