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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 ...

Top Ten Links 2.6 – Integrity, Broadband, The Future of Learning, Fake Facebook and Employee Appreciation

02.13.2011 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personally selected top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 2.6.2011 through 2.12.2011.  In no particular order 1. cool! Tool To Create Fake Facebook Walls For Historical or Fictitious Characters via @web20classroom@gwynethjones - just what it says a My Fake Wall gives you everything you need to create a face Facebook wall making ...

Read This! What I’m Reading in December 2010

12.16.2010 · Posted in Books - Read This!

Since last months What I’m Reading post went so well I thought I'd write one for December. Books: Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age by Clay Shirky. I've been a fan of Shirky since reading his first book, Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations, when it came out.  I ...

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 ...