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Digital Literacy in the 21st Century

Inadequacy of traditional definitions of literacy In the 1980s, when personal computers became widespread used for word processing, the world of print and corresponding notion of literacy were seriously challenged. It seemed to be obvious that traditional definitions of literacy … Continue reading

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Unwired Curriculum in a Wired World

There is a growing sentiment in our society that today‚Äôs students need to be multiliterate, in order to be successful, functioning members of society. Literacy today means something quite different than it did 700 years ago. To be literate in … Continue reading

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Dealing with (digital) reality: A pedagogy to meet the changing literacy needs of our students

Introduction & Background Rapidly advancing communications technologies including email, online discussion forums, instant messaging, and text messaging along with mixed-mode and graphically-based information presentation strategies call for a re-examination of the traditional concept of literacy and careful consideration of how … Continue reading

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