Digital literacies are not the same as knowing how to use Word or Excel. Nor are they the same as computer science. Digital literacies are all the skills involved in online learning (and I am not referring to distance education here), managing one’s identity online, navigating social media platforms with confidence, being an active and responsible netizen, creating and participating in the online world.
Technology is changing so quickly that in some years time, it will be so seamlessly integrated in our lives that today’s discussions on digital technology in education will appear baffling to those in the future. Predictions are never that simple to make, nevertheless I’d like to share some working skills which will certainly be required in the future – skills which already are required today:
How do you ensure that today’s generation will be prepared for their tomorrows?
Blooming Orange – Bloom’s Taxonomy Helpful Verbs Poster – Learning Today
Computer Science is not Digital Literacy – Josie Fraser
Doomed or Lucky? Predicting the Future of the Internet Generation – Tina Barseghia