Journal of Teacher Education 2014 Loughran 0022487114533386. What Is Digital Literacy? Ava reads at Indian Run Elementary School in Dublin, Ohio. The school integrates iPads, laptops, and books into reading time. —Maddie McGarvey for Education Week Digital Literacy: An Evolving Definition While the word "literacy" alone generally refers to reading and writing skills, when you tack on the word "digital" before it, the term encompasses much, much more. Sure, reading and writing are still very much at the heart of digital literacy. But given the new and ever-changing ways we use technology to receive and communicate information, digital literacy also encompasses a broader range of skills—everything from reading on a Kindle to gauging the validity of a website or creating and sharing YouTube videos.
The term is so broad that some experts even stay away from it, preferring to speak more specifically about particular skills at the intersection of technology and literacy. Finding and Consuming In some formats, "consuming" digital content looks pretty much the same as reading print. Digital Literacy Definition and Resources. What is Digital Literacy?
The ability to use digital technology, communication tools or networks to locate, evaluate, use and create information. 1The ability to understand and use information in multiple formats from a wide range of sources when it is presented via computers. 2 A person’s ability to perform tasks effectively in a digital environment... Literacy includes the ability to read and interpret media, to reproduce data and images through digital manipulation, and to evaluate and apply new knowledge gained from digital environments. 3 What is a Digital Learning Librarian? The Digital Learning Librarian at the University of Illinois works collaboratively with librarians and faculty to create tools that help to integrate the library into the teaching and learning process. One result is the creation of online resources that focus on infusing library and information skills with instructional technology to help individuals obtain digital literacy. @ Other Institutions...
Resources. Digital Literacy Fundamentals. Introduction Today’s youth are often called ‘digital natives’ by adults because of the seemingly effortless way they engage with all things digital. It’s easy to see why: Canadian youth live in an interactive, “on demand” digital culture where they are used to accessing media whenever and wherever they want. Instant-messaging, photo sharing, texting, social networking, video-streaming, and mobile Internet use are all examples where youth have led the charge in new ways of engaging online. But this enthusiasm masks a potential problem: although young people don’t need coaxing to take up Internet technologies and their skills quickly improve relative to their elders, without guidance they remain amateur users of information and communications technology (ICT), which raises concerns about a generation of youth who are not fully digitally literate, yet are deeply immersed in cyberspace.
A basic question, then, is what exactly is digital literacy? What is Digital Literacy? Digital Literacy Model. What Digital Literacy Looks Like in a Classroom. Digital Literacy | Communication Learning | Media Education | Skills Communication. 7 Reasons Why Digital Literacy is Important for Teachers - Blog | USC Rossier Online. Developing Reflective Practice : Learning about Teaching ... John Hattie & His High Impact Strategies. Note, this article refers to John Hattie’s 2009 book, Visible Learning. You can find an updated summary of his findings here. John Hattie synthesized over 500,000+ studies related to student achievement in his book Visible Learning. In this book he showed that teachers can make a difference despite other circumstances that may impede learning. In fact, Hattie found that most teachers have some degree of impact on their students’ learning. According to Hattie: What Should Teachers Do?
John Hattie discovered that teachers are far more likely to have a large and positive impact if they: Are passionate about helping their students learnForge strong relationships with their studentsAre clear about what they want their students to learnAdopt evidence-based teaching strategiesMonitor their impact on students’ learning, and adjust their approaches accordinglyActively seek to improve their own teachingAre viewed by the students as being credible (Hattie 2016 Update) Other Key Insights. Poutiatine et al 2012 New Directions for Teaching and Learning. Self Directed Learning Merriam Bierema. Mediabias. Alike short film. RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms. Ken Robinson - Do schools kill creativity/ TED Talks (English subtitles) Carol Dweck: The power of believing that you can improve.
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