Nichole Pinkard on Teaching Today’s Digital Literacy

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Nichole Pinkard is the founder of the Digital Youth Network, a digital literacy program that works with middle school students both in and out of the classroom. She is also a visiting associate professor at DePaul University in the College of Computing and Digital Media.

Digital Media & Learning

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David Theo Goldberg is the director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute and a cofounder of the Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC). HASTAC launched the Digital Media and Learning Competition in 2008. It challenges innovators to design new approaches to learning using digital media.

David Theo Goldberg is the director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute and a cofounder of the Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC). HASTAC launched the Digital Media and Learning Competition in 2008. It challenges innovators to design new approaches to learning using digital media. – See more at: http://spotlight.macfound.org/featured-stories/entry/qa-david-theo-goldberg-on-media-as-a-means-to-learning/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+macfound%2FiQaL+Spotlight+on+Digital+Media+and+Learning#When:13:07:00Z
David Theo Goldberg is the director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute and a cofounder of the Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC). HASTAC launched the Digital Media and Learning Competition in 2008. It challenges innovators to design new approaches to learning using digital media. – See more at: http://spotlight.macfound.org/featured-stories/entry/qa-david-theo-goldberg-on-media-as-a-means-to-learning/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+macfound%2FiQaL+Spotlight+on+Digital+Media+and+Learning#When:13:07:00Z

Inside Look at Modern Study Habits

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StudyBlue recently surveyed 500 students about what study habits got them through finals. The picture of the modern student that emerged from student responses highlights the importance of digital devices, especially mobile technology.

http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2012/12/inside-look-at-modern-study-habits/

More Districts Go BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

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There’s been a fair amount of buzz about schools going “BYOD” – meaning they are allowing students to bring in their own digital devices to use in the classroom. Some schools believe it to be a less-costly way to provide advanced mobile technology to students, and many teachers, particularly in areas of math and science, have found the BYOD infrastructure useful to their lessons.

The Catch-22 of Digital Literacy

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As part of its report on “Educating the Workforce of Tomorrow,” The Atlantic recently featured a look at the “Catch-22 of digital literacy”—a conundrum that’s holding back millions of people from gaining computer skills and digital fluency.

Understanding Connections Between Digital Literacies and Web Literacies

When we talk about the skills and knowledge students need to negotiate a digital-savvy world, the discussion is often framed around “new literacies.” Understanding how they relate to one another—and their impact on the learning process—can be trickier.

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