Fact, Fake, Spin? Information Literacy

https://unsplash.com/photos/2TS23o0-pUc And so go the days, weeks, months. Inundated by daily news, counter news, fake news, real news, updated news. A whole wide world of […]

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Troubling boundaries (and cats)

Where my research is concerned, I have trouble with boundaries I’ve said this before (Know Your Limits) and am likely to do so again. It’s […]

DCG Spotlight on Digital Capabilities: Student futures – equipping students to thrive in the digital era

I recently attended the UCISA–DCG conference on digital capabilities, which took place from the 24th to 25th May in Southampton. This was my first conference […]

Exploring the Underbelly of Digital Literacies

Professor Mark Brown National Institute for Digital Learning Dublin City University   Digital Literacy is essential for successfully living, learning and working in today’s increasingly […]

Are Digital Literacies Generic or Context-specific?

I was recently asked by Sally Pewhairangi whether I thought digital literacies could be taught as generic skills, out of any particular context, and whether […]

Deliberate Practice and Digital Literacies

There are some phrases — “communities of practice” and “close reading” spring to mind — that we as educators tend to use automatically. It’s never […]

Identifying, scaffolding, and credentialing skills in an ever-changing digital environment

Identifying, scaffolding, and credentialing skills in an ever-changing digital environment from Doug Belshaw How do we identify, scaffold, and credential skills in an ever-changing digital […]

Digital literacy is about asking the right questions

Being digitally literate is not just about knowing how to use programs or being aware of copyright law. It’s also about being able to ask […]

Empowering Student Relationships With Media

Debates over children and media use are nothing new, but the technologies by which children primarily interact with media have changed significantly. Most guidelines related […]

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