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Digital Literacy: Digital Literacy Resources

Digital Literacy Defined

Digital literacy is "the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills" (ALA).

 

By embedding digital literacy initiatives into coursework, instructors "enable adult learners to succeed in a range of academic activities. These initiatives enhance the integration of technology into instruction, increase student access to technology and leverage learning outside the classroom" (LINCS).


This digital literacy site contains tools and resources for embedding digital literacy in the curriculum and getting up-to-date information about issues. Learn about recommendations for finding, evaluating, and citing information sources online. Discover the role digital technology can play in helping students solve real-world problems and use professional tools. Digital literacy initiatives help equip students for remote learning and lifelong learning which enables students to succeed in college and in their careers.

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