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Archive for the ‘Transliteracy’ Category

FCC’s Broadband Action Agenda Fails to Address Training and Education

04.23.2010 · Posted in Digital Divide, Transliteracy

I've been following the FCC's National Broadband Plans since they were sent to Congress.  I've been excited about the possibility of the Digital Literacy Corps.  However when reviewing the Broadband Action Agenda I feel a little uneasy.  I see no reference to training or instruction.  While I agree on the importance of access to broadband ...

Libraries and Transliteracy at Computers in Libraries #cil2010

Introduction to Libraries and Transliteracy View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. Presented at Computers in Libraries, Monday April 13th in a session with presentations by Buffy Hamilton & Matt Hamilton (no relation) Promised links and resources: Libraries and Transliteracy Blog - a group blog by Buffy Hamilton– school media specialist, Tom Ipri - academic librarian ...

KLA Libraries and Transliteracy Presentation

04.08.2010 · Posted in Presentations, Transliteracy

I had the honor of presenting about Libraries and Transliteracy at the Kansas Library Association today. Thank you to Beta Phi Mu for bringing me in! As promised here is my presentations and links. Libraries and Translitearcy KLA View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. Informing Communities: Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age. Knight Commission on ...

Howard Rheingold on New Literacies – Crap Detection

03.12.2010 · Posted in Social Media, Transliteracy

This is a long video but worth watching.  Howard Rheingold talks about literacy, information literacy, digital literacy and critical thinking. One of the things that stands out to me is he borrows the term "crap detection" from Ernest Hemingway. So while he is applying it to the internet the importance of critical thinking has been around long ...