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The Definition of Digital Literacy

The OITP Digital Literacy Task Force released it's official definition of digital literacy this week on the District Dispatch blog. The short definition is accompanied by a six page primer (not yet available) that provides more in-depth information. Digital literacy is the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information requiring both cognitive ...

FCC’s New Digital Literacy & Broadband Initiative Recognizes the Role Libraries Play Now & in the Future!

10.12.2011 · Posted in Digital Divide

This morning at 10 am Eastern the FCC announced a new initiative aimed at closing the digital divide (access to broadband the necessary technology) and address digital literacy issues. Connect to Compete is A private and nonprofit sector partnership to promote broadband adoption and improve outcomes in disadvantaged communities. I missed the live broadcast so as I ...