Web Literacy - Mozilla Learning. Digitale Inklusion – Statusbericht zur Internetgesundheit. Digitale Bildung – Statusbericht zur Internetgesundheit. Elc digital literacy. Intercultural Competence Toolkit - Resources - Global Initiatives. Wondering how to engage students of vastly different economic, social, racial, and cultural backgrounds in the classroom?
Interested in becoming more skilled at communicating across cultures? This collaborative webpage offers activity ideas and resources to develop intercultural competence. What is Intercultural Competence? A set of cognitive, affective and behavioral skills and characteristics that support effective and appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural contexts*. Cultural Iceberg Like an iceberg, only a fraction of culture is visible, manifested through customs, language, physical appearance.
The iceberg analogy was first proposed by Edward T. Activities and Strategies to Develop Intercultural Competence Cultural Awareness Self-Assessment To begin to assess your cultural self-awareness, ask yourself several questions**: Digital literacy higher education. Computing and digital literacy education needs a unified approach – EurActiv.com. SPECIAL REPORT / As EU Code Week comes to a close this weekend, the ECDL Foundation writes that education programmes promoting coding need to be balanced with basic technology skills, which are too often lacking—even among so-called ‘digital natives’.
The ECDL Foundation is an international organisation promoting ICT skills. The question of how to develop coding skills at school has received a lot of attention recently. Initiatives have been started in various countries around Europe, including moves to integrate coding into the school curriculum. But there is a danger that this focus on coding risks diminishing the quality of other aspects of computing and digital literacy education.
Young people need to be able to develop strong digital literacy skills, and to have the opportunity to learn computing, including coding, yet computing education today is in danger of becoming fixated on coding. >>Read: Special Report: EU Code Week 2015. Digital Literacy 2.0. Howard Rheingold on 'Net Smart' for Change11 MOOC. You blog: howard rheingold. Just finished Howard's Net Smart how to use social media intelligently, humanely, and above all minduflly..
Developing digital literacies. Digital literacies are those capabilities which fit an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society.
Digital literacy looks beyond functional IT skills to describe a richer set of digital behaviours, practices and identities. What it means to be digitally literate changes over time and across contexts, so digital literacies are essentially a set of academic and professional situated practices supported by diverse and changing technologies. This definition quoted above can be used as a starting point to explore what key digital literacies are in a particular context eg university, college, service, department, subject area or professional environment. Digital literacies encompasses a range of other capabilities represented here in a seven elements model:
Media Literacy Lab. Digital & Media Literacy Education - A Teacher’s Guide. Vsav_toolkit_en.pdf. MIL Curriculum for Teachers. Teachers are the gateway to literate societies.
Therefore, this model Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Curriculum for Teachers is intend as a tool that will provide educators of all background with the main competencies (knowledge, skills, and attitude) on MIL. It focuses on pedagogical approaches necessary to enable teacher to integrate MIL in their classrooms. Media and information literacy curriculum for teachers; 2012 - 192971e.pdf. Paris Declaration on Media and Information Literacy adopted.
Participants of the forum were invited to offer further comments by 21 July.
The final version of the Declaration is available here. The MIL Forum was a product of international collaboration between UNESCO, the European Commission (EC), the Autonomous University of Barcelona and other partners, within the framework of the Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL). The event brought together over 350 people from all over Europe and from over 15 countries outside of Europe.
Participants included MIL experts, teachers, media, information and technology professionals, industry, schools, audio-visual authorities, media organizations, researchers, foundations, civil society organizations as well as political and regulatory authorities. Stakeholders have identified challenges in establishing MIL policies in order to achieve these aims. MIL as Composite Concept. Infographic. As we venture into the 21st century, we as a society, are faced with more innovation and challenge than ever before.
We now live in an interconnected world, where the Internet and global communications are simultaneously uniting and isolating us as a society. How do we raise critical thinkers to best face the challenges that face our modern society? What changes in education methods should be implemented to create a better learning environment for these budding minds? Check out this great infographic by Mentoring Minds to find out! Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information. An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information.
This includes the ability to read and evaluate its level of accuracy, reliability and bias. When we recently assessed 770 seventh graders in two states to study these areas, the results definitely got our attention. Unfortunately, over 70 percent of their responses suggested that: Middle school students are more concerned with content relevance than with credibility. They rarely attend to source features such as author, venue or publication type to evaluate reliability and author perspective. Poster%20and%20evidence%20sheet. Study Proves Why We Need Digital Literacy Education. A few months ago, the Internet buzzed with the results of a study comparing students' note-taking on computers versus note-taking with paper and pen.
In the article, authors Pam A. Mueller and Daniel M. Oppenheimer shared the results of three experiments comparing these two note-taking conditions, and their conclusion was signaled in the title: "The Pen Is Mightier Than the Keyboard. " Following the authors' lead, most media reports treated these results as proof that using laptops for note-taking — or, some argued, any classroom use — was detrimental to learning. However, I think the results point in a different direction, suggesting that students do not need to be restricted from using laptops — or any other learning tool — in the classroom. The Study. Curation as Digital Literacy Practice. I have been writing my PhD so haven’t updated this blog for a while.
Thesis writing is taking up a lot of my mental space as I get the ideas, storyline and contentions to ‘coalesce’ and cohere in a manner suitable for such a piece of work. I’ve been mulling over a series of ideas in my analysis of digital literacies, and one of them is the concept and practice of ‘curation’ as a digital literacy, and what the implications are for curation practices to be better understood, theorised, and subsequently harnessed for educational purposes. My PhD thesis (Bhatt, forthcoming) is not fully completed yet, but some ideas are worth throwing out to collide with others as part of what I believe is a public conversation (#impact #engagement). A Comprehensive Checklist of The 21st Century Learning and Work Skills. July 16, 2014 While searching for some resources on a paper and writing on the 21st century learning skills I came across this skills checklist created by the university of UToledo.
This checklist is meant to help students build powerful resumes outlining all the skills they master. I spent some time going through the components of this sheet and found it really sharing with you here. You can use this sheet with your students as an explanatory guide of some of the important skills ( I said some because some other important skills particularly those related to digital citizenship and digital literacy are missing) they need to work. Below is a round-up of the 9 most important skills which I selected from the entire list. You can access this list from this link. Web Literacy Map - 1.1.0. The Definition Of Digital Literacy. The Definition Of Digital Literacy. EU Improving the quality of teaching and learning in Europe’s higher education institutions JUNE 2013.
EU Innovating Teaching and Learning Practices: Key Elements for Developing Creative Classrooms in Europe. IS UNIT WEB SITE - IPTS - JRC - EC. Objectives: Main Outcomes: A mapping framework of ICT-enabled innovation for learning: To read more, please click here The Creative Classrooms concept and reference parameters: A set of policy recommendations for mainstreaming of systemic, ICT-enabled innovations in Education and Training (E&T) Contact Project Leader Yves Punie - Yves.Punie@ec.europa.eu Project team Panagiotis Kampylis - Panagiotis.Kampylis@ec.europa.eu Barbara Brečko - Barbara.Brecko@ec.europa.eu (with initial contributions from Stefania Bocconi, now at the Italian Institute for Educational Technology, firstname.lastname@example.org)
How Do We Teach Digital Literacy to Digital Natives? Is it possible for our students to be both digital natives and digitally unaware? Young people today are instant messengers, gamers, photo sharers and supreme multitaskers. But while they use the technology tools available to them 24/7, they are struggling to sort fact from fiction, think critically, decipher cultural inferences, detect commercial intent and analyze social implications. All of which makes them extremely vulnerable to the overwhelming amount of information they have access to through the digital tools they use—and love! —so much. In fact, teachers surveyed in a recent Pew Study say they worry about “students’ overdependence on search engines; the difficulty many students have judging the quality of online information; and the general level of literacy of today’s students.”
Use The News. Developing Digital Literacy Through Content Curation. Digital Literacy.
Edshelf: The Best Literacy Apps Collection by Andrew Earnshaw. Educatorstechnology: The 7 Important Literacies of The 21st Century Education. I have been studying literacy for more than a year in my Literacy Education MAEd program and have also written a 12 pages research paper on it but each time I sit down to write about it I discover a lot of new insights. Literacy is a deceptively broad topic that can be approached from various lenses. Educatorstechnology: Two Awesome Presentations on Digital Literacy for Teachers.
Literacy is a concept that is really hard to define or contain within a single semiotic field. Educatorstechnology: Digital Literacy Simply Explained. Edudemic: The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future. Editor’s note: This is a revised version of an article written by Katie Lepi that originally appeared on June 7th, 2014. We believe this information is still highly relevant, but we wanted to update it with the latest thinking. EU: Digital Literacies and eCompetence, ISSUE 38 (pdf) EU: Digital Literacies and eCompetence.
Mozilla Foundation: Mentoren für Web Literacies. Nichole Pinkard et al: new literacies. Teachthought: 3 Knowledge Domains For The 21st Century Student. Thinking in the 21st century is just different. That doesn’t mean we’re all suddenly omnipotent cyborgs, nor does it mean we’ve all become mindless social media addicts that spend our cognitive might tapping, swiping, and drooling on our smartphone and tablet screens. But just as the 19th century presented unique challenges to information processing than the 18th or 20th, the 21st century is different than the one before, or that the one that will come after. punyamishra.com recently released the following graphic that I thought was interesting, mainly in that it identified knowledge types for modern learning, settling on Foundational, Humanistic, and Meta Knowledge. 3 Knowledge Domains For The 21st Century Student 1. Digital/ICT Literacy, Core Content Knowledge, Cross-disciplinary Knowledge 2.
Univ. of Strathclyde: Digital Literacies & Learning Design. Web Literacy Education for Educators - November Learning.