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Digital fluency


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Digital fluency

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  2. 2. Gathering information from any formatand making sense of that information.Using the information that is gathered andbeing able to communicate it to others.
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  5. 5. We need to have a deeper understandingof technologiesImages Ethical ConsiderationsAbsence of GatekeepersInappropriate contentIncrease in the skills needed to be fluent
  6. 6. Issues are not limited to those mentioned.The internet and digital technology is anever changing place and therefore theissues involved are always changing.
  7. 7. Anti – LiteracyRejects the possibility that there could beany use for technologyPre – LiteracyRecognises that there is something to begained if they improve their skills
  8. 8. LiteracyHas acquired basic abilities that allow forthe full use of technologiesFluencyThey are able to know when and why touse different forms of technology.
  9. 9. First hand experiences are the most idealIntroduce and expose students to manydifferent forms of technologiesTeach skills that encourage theresponsible use of theseTechnologies.
  10. 10. How can we incorporate technologiesinto our everyday teaching to enhancedigital fluency?Will the issues involved change overtime?Does digital fluency fit in with the currenttrend of 21stcentury learner?
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