Attention, and Other 21st-Century Social Media Literacies - Howard Reinhold
Students as “digital natives” is a myth as they tend to be digitally minded, but not digitally able to manage digital literacies across applications necessary for civic life and the workplace. Here is a quick explanation of some basic digital skills to incorporate into your teaching, as, now, students’ digital literacy are linked to ours.
Here are a few graphics that should show how ubiquitous the digital has become to our economy, society and everyday living.
What you do not know can hurt you in the digital realm. These four TED Talks depict the possible harmful effects of participating digitally--the dangers students need to be prepared to maintain safety and privacy online in and out of the classroom.
A college education is meant to improve the individuals' lives. Digital literacy in all aspects of society--including financial and identity security-- is key for today’s college graduates. Share these with students.
Presented in the Stanford MOOC, Active Citizen in a Digital Age in summer 2017, Lucy Bernholz (Director, Digital Civil Society Lab at Stanford PACS, Senior Scholar, Stanford University) explains how the digital age presents dangers to democratic society. Given Higher Ed’s mission of civic engagement, this perspective on digital life is relevant to us all.
This short article demonstrates how important digital literacy is for students' economic life, something we all need to know to prepare them for life after college.
In spite of dangers, social media can do good. Read this article to understand how you might help student develop the benefits of social media for everyday and the workplace.
These sketch notes created by blended learning university librarian, Melanie Parlett Stewart, summarized the three-day summer event on open pedagogy, digital literacies with critical theory edge. Reading these (completed during sessions with the Paper app by fifty-three) give one a sense of what is involved at the interaction of the digital and education.
Reingold, www.britannica.com/biography/Howard-Rheingolda leading influencer in digital communites, presents his framework of social media literacies, shows how analog academic abilities (vetting information, paying attention) are still foundational to learning these nuanced and necessary skills for the 21st century.