Digital Literacy in Wales: Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning
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Web Prank: Create Your Own Legit-Looking News Stories by Editing Current Ones Online « Digiwonk :: Gadget Hacks

Web Prank: Create Your Own Legit-Looking News Stories by Editing Current Ones Online « Digiwonk :: Gadget Hacks | Digital Literacy in Wales: Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning | Scoop.it
On the internet, everything is possible, even if it's not grounded in reality (check no further than anything The Onion publishes). Witty headlines combined with clever photo edits make even the most absurd topic seem like a serious news story. Some of these stories are so convincing that they even fool news organizations, such as the New York Times and even the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party. While some of us can tell when something sounds a bit off, others (like our parents) are susceptible to facetious articles posted on Facebook, Twitter, and the like. And naturally

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Get students to create their own fake news so that they develop  questioning attitudes to what they see online.
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Students Share How School Libraries Are Empowering!

Students Share How School Libraries Are Empowering! | Digital Literacy in Wales: Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning | Scoop.it

It is always important to look for ways to share what is happening in our library and how school libraries empower students.  This i

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8 In 10 Adults Still See Libraries as Sources of Credible Info - Signature

8 In 10 Adults Still See Libraries as Sources of Credible Info - Signature | Digital Literacy in Wales: Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning | Scoop.it

Libraries will save us all once again! We've got this, fascism, and more on our minds in today's roundup. Behold, your Daily Blunt!

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Why libraries can and must change

Why libraries can and must change | Digital Literacy in Wales: Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning | Scoop.it

Arts Review takes a look at the best of Australias professional and independent performing and visual arts.

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Why Does Employer Engagement Matter A tool kit for managing employer activities in schools and colleges | Career Development Institute

Why Does Employer Engagement Matter A tool kit for managing employer activities in schools and colleges | Career Development Institute | Digital Literacy in Wales: Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning | Scoop.it

The CDI is delighted to launch this practical guide to designing and implementing the work-related curriculum. It is written specifically to support careers coordinators and careers advisers in schools and colleges and is packed with tried and tested ideas, facts and templates.  


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College students help spread the word | The College Merthyr Tydfil - Y Coleg Merthyr Tudful

College students help spread the word | The College Merthyr Tydfil - Y Coleg Merthyr Tudful | Digital Literacy in Wales: Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning | Scoop.it
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Interesting intervention for World Books Day 2015.

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From Distraction to Learning Tool: Mobile Devices in the Classroom - Campus Technology

From Distraction to Learning Tool: Mobile Devices in the Classroom - Campus Technology | Digital Literacy in Wales: Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning | Scoop.it
From Distraction to Learning Tool: Mobile Devices in the Classroom Campus Technology For the past three years, Yaros has been researching the most effective ways to integrate technology into learning environments, with emphasis on use of the tablet...
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Collaboration, meeting, and teaching platform

Collaboration, meeting, and teaching platform | Digital Literacy in Wales: Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning | Scoop.it
Mentimeter is an easy to use tool that makes presentations, meetings, events and classrooms interactive.

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WELCOME TO THE NEW-LOOK INFORMATION LITERACY WEBSITE!

WELCOME TO THE NEW-LOOK INFORMATION LITERACY WEBSITE! | Digital Literacy in Wales: Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning | Scoop.it

Welcome to the new-look Information Literacy website! We’ve been working hard over the last few months to give the site a fresh look and feel, while continuing to expand the content. We’d love to hear what you think about the changes we’ve made! You can contact us directly with your feedback or suggestions about the site. To celebrate the launch […]

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How Libraries Might Save Humanity's Soul (Or At Least Preserve It)

How Libraries Might Save Humanity's Soul (Or At Least Preserve It) | Digital Literacy in Wales: Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning | Scoop.it

We expect libraries to maintain an archive of humanity's best thinking, but what if a library decided to put so-called pulp fiction on the shelves?

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Autistic boy turned away from Norwich college days after starting course

Autistic boy turned away from Norwich college days after starting course | Digital Literacy in Wales: Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning | Scoop.it
Mother says she is heartbroken after James Parker is told not to return to college where he had ‘best week of his life’
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Opportunities for careers in film and media | Gower College Swansea

Opportunities for careers in film and media | Gower College Swansea | Digital Literacy in Wales: Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning | Scoop.it
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How Technology Trends Have Influenced the Classroom

How Technology Trends Have Influenced the Classroom | Digital Literacy in Wales: Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning | Scoop.it
Teachers all over America are faced with this challenge of keeping students engaged in the classroom when their world outside of school is one of constant engagement and stimulation. Knowing the world outside of our institutional walls is only one step in addressing modern learning styles. How to act and adjust schools today is the next step in making the classroom of today ready for tomorrow.

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, March 19, 2014 3:17 AM

Worth reading... we need to bridge that gap for good!!

Professor Jill Jameson's curator insight, March 21, 2014 6:06 AM

Interesting insights, American-based, but applicable worldwide. 

Serge Dielens * Branding * Reputation * Influence * Inbound Marketing Communication expert @ EdgeCommunication.be *'s curator insight, March 23, 2014 6:20 AM

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