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In our technology-saturated culture, there is an emerging understanding that access to technology is only a part of the solution needed to ensure digital inclusion and empowerment. Increasing digital skills and competencies make up the rest of this equation. Twenty-first century digital literacy skills are basic to classroom performance and workforce readiness, as well as full participation in civic life. Digital Literacy, Libraries, and Public Policy (via btvgig) [pdf warning]
When human beings acquired language, we learned not just how to listen but how to speak. When we gained literacy, we learned not just how to read but how to write. And as we move into an increasingly digital reality, we must learn not just how to use programs but how to MAKE them.
Rushkoff, D. (2010). Program or be programmed: Ten commands for a digital age. Or Books.
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