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QuoJS - Micro JavaScript Library 6 suggestions for teaching information literacy Most college students have been exposed to more technology than students of previous generations. This does not make them technology experts. Students do a lot of searching online for information. The Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education The Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education (the Association of College and Research Libraries' new "guide" to Information Literacy) is meant to explain the theory behind information literacy and the threshold concepts that students must incorporate into their thinking to become information literate. The Framework document says: How to teach students information literacy While the "framework" provides a description of what a person who is information literate looks like and does with regard to information, the framework does not provide the answer we all want--How do we get our students to that goal? 1. Everyone I know uses Google on a regular basis. 2. 3. 4. 5. Students are both consumers and producers of information.

Work & Turn | Creative Workshops & Sessions 10 Ways That Mobile Learning Will Revolutionize Education Smartphones and tablet computers are radically transforming how we access our shared knowledge sources by keeping us constantly connected to near-infinite volumes of raw data and information. We enjoy unprecedented instant access to expertise, from informal cooking lessons on YouTube to online university courses. Every day people around the globe are absorbed in exciting new forms of learning, and yet traditional schools and university systems are still struggling to leverage the many opportunities for innovation in this area. Recently frog has been researching how learning models are evolving—and how they can be improved—via the influence of mobile technologies. We have been focusing on the concept of mLearning—where "m" usually stands for "mobile" but also just as easily for "me." 1. Up until now, most people relegated "education" to a finite time in their lives: entering school at around five years old and attending school institutions all the way to university. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

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Countly | Mobile Analytics The Role of Tech vs The Purpose of Education Working in the field of digital media and learning, where the important role of new technologies in learning seems self-evident, the slow pace of change in mainstream education can feel frustrating. Responding to this challenge, we give a lot of attention to thinking about ways to support and encourage teachers to make greater use of the opportunities presented by digital media, but perhaps we should spend more time considering how and why technologies come to be used, or not used, in the first place. Ambitious Goals for the Transformative Potential of Digital Media Enthusiasm for the use of digital media in education stems from a number of very different places. Whatever the reasons behind enthusiasm for using digital media in education, it can quickly turn to frustration at what can seem to be a distinct lack of progress in mainstream classrooms. A Bolder Sociological Imagination is Needed Rewriting the Narratives of Technology and Education

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