Digital Literacy

How Are Schools Monitoring Their Students on Social Media? (Videos)

« The Disparate Impact of School Closings (Video) | Main<p>| No comments<p>Students' social posts can often transfer into the 'real world' and disrupt …


8 Skills Every Digital Leader Needs

CHICAGO — One topic could be heard during all of the workshops presented on day one of CMSWire and Digital Workplace Group's Digital Workplace …


Staying Relevant in the Artificial Intelligence Era

<i>This article originally</i> <i>appeared in June 2017 issue of BOSS Magazine</i><p>From Silicon Valley’s perspective, Brexit, President Trump, and populist revolts …


Helping Students Build a Presence Online

Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS<p>To what extent should we give students the opportunity to create their own presence and, dare we say it, brand …


How to Prepare Employees to Work With AI

Will the age of artificial intelligence bring human augmentation or human redundancy?<p>Disruption is inevitable, but also deeply feared. We’ve seen this with every significant technological leap -- from the printing press to automobiles to computers. But, as we enter the next iteration of technology …


The Digital Literacy Movement: Utopian or Dystopian Development?


How to Keep Your College Admission Offer: Start With Digital Literacy

Harvard has rescinded acceptance offers to at least 10 incoming freshmen who posted offensive jokes about school shootings, the Holocaust, bestiality and the death of children and minorities — among other obscene topics — to a private Facebook group.<p>The jokes were posted in the form of memes, those …


Digital Literacy Training Improves Mobile Learning Outcomes

By David HutchinsEven digital natives need support when it comes to using educational technologies effectively.


What fake news is doing to digital literacy

Yesterday I keynoted a virtual conference on digital literacy and fake news. Actually, I helped organize an opening panel, then took notes on …

Fake News

Internet Safety & Digital Literacy| United States

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Internet Safety

What Universities Can Do About Digital Literacy in the Age of Fake News

You would know the difference between a “real” news story and a story written for or by an advertiser, right? Especially when a story is labeled …


4 Things to Consider When Teaching Digital Literacy to College Students

By Laura A. PasquiniMost college students are digital natives, but they still need some help with navigating online media.


The Blue Whale game paradox, digital literacy and fake news

<i>Last week there were a number of news reports about the harmful effects of social media on the mental health of teens and young people. Responding to</i> …

UK Universities

Bridging the Digital Divide

Bethea helps broker partnerships with local agencies such as the Kramden Institute, the Triangle Literacy Council, the United Way of the Greater …


Don't Think AARP Is Synonymous With Innovation? You Don't Know AARP

Terry Bradwell is not only an executive at AARP, he is a member. He has risen from chief information officer to chief enterprise strategy and innovation officer at the $1.5 billion, Washington, DC based non-profit that advocates for Americans who are over 50. He notes that though he is 54 years …


When it comes to online security, being paranoid is no longer enough

You just wanted to see the photos your friend shared. Or buy a pair of shoes. Or read that story.<p>Now your email account's been hacked, your credit card number's been stolen, and your computer for some reason is mining bitcoin.<p>Welcome to the Internet of Today. The Internet of Tomorrow is shaping up …


Applications double for Telstra's technology academy

Telstra's program to skill Australians in network and security technology is increasing in popularity, with almost double the number of candidates …


The Pretense of Neutrality: Twitter, Digital Literacy, and First-Year Writing - Hybrid Pedagogy

“You can’t be neutral on a moving train”<br>— Howard Zinn<p>As universities go, the ethos of my home institution is relatively conservative. Conservative …


Democracy Has a Design Problem

“What exactly do you do when you go to the polling place?”<p>Technology alone can’t save democracy. When technology is designed and used well, it can make it easier for people to participate in elections and other activities of civic life. But when it’s not, technology that promises to help ends up …


Sharing Digital Knowledge to Change Lives in Myanmar

While Myanmar is experiencing fast economic growth, poverty and unemployment issues are disproportionately concentrated in rural areas where …

21st Century Skills

Over 400 students in Girls Got IT in Tripoli

The third edition of ‘Girls Got IT’ was held in Tripoli, Lebanon on May 13, 2017. It is a joint Initiative between five Lebanese NGOs, led by …

Women's News

Getting serious about STEM?

<b>Microsoft helps educators and students to explore, invent, prototype and solve authentic STEM problems using real-world technology</b>.<p>As a technology …

Microsoft Office

ASEAN Still Believes In Globalization. But How Can It Make It Work For Everyone?

They say age is only a number, but as the trading bloc of ASEAN crosses the 50-year mark, numbers speak volumes about the dynamic transformation of …


Budget 2017: STEM education in rural Australia gains AU$30m

AU$24 million will fund STEM and health scholarships for regional students, while AU$6 million will be used to trial digital apps to improve …


Digital Literacy School Grant win for Servite College

Servite College was just one of fifty four schools across Australia to win a first round national Digital Literacy School Grant.<p>The Digital Literacy …


Fragmented Software is Killing Business Productivity: 4 Ways to Fix it

Why business technology needs to be designed for the end user.<p>In the enterprise landscape, digital literacy is not just about tool competence, but about how well users apply their knowledge to make decisions, cultivate relationships, build a reputation, and mobilize colleagues, teams, communities, …

UX Design

Developing organisational approaches to digital capability

Creative Commons attribution information<p>How well does your organisation support the development of digital capabilities through its strategies, …

Educators Share Maker, STEM, and Digital Literacy Tools

A panel of educators tore through a recent afternoon, presenting online tools for maker spaces, STEM lessons, and digital literacy during <i>School</i> …

Development of Future Smart Villages in India

No development in India without with bringing Smart Villages in the folds of development.List of essentials that are envisaged to be part Smart …

Microsoft's new literacy tool teaches language skills in a browser

Microsoft has partnered with the nonprofit organization CHOICE Humanitarian to release a browser-based digital literacy tool, called Accent, for underprivileged populations. It's designed specifically for Microsoft Edge so users can interact with its touchscreen mechanics, tracing out letters for …