DIGITAL LITERACY Series 1NURUL MUMTAZAH BT MD JAMILUDIN 2010939805
WHAT IS DIGITAL LITERACY?So much terminology, so anyviewpoints, so little time…Digital Literacy Information Literacy Media Literacy E-literacy ICT Literacy Information Fluency Critical/Basic Skills E-safety Digital Literacies
WHAT IS DIGITAL LITERACY?Converting all nineteen definitions into a tag cloud
• In this day and age, it is extremely EXAMPLE important to learn digital literacy with every subject area.• Let’s look how the digital literacy concept in classroom..
• Something really useful… banana• Nice to eat – even better with cream• Kids like banana splits• Teacher organizes a class activity : making a banana split
• Something else that’s useful…• Captures the moment• Kids like taking pictures• Teacher organizes a class activity : taking pictures
Digital literacy : the camera and thebanana are tools to support inquiry
DEFINITION DIGITAL LITERACY By : WikipediaDigital literacy is the ability to effectively and critically navigate,evaluate and create information using a range of digitaltechnology, recognising your own contribution towardsdeveloping the knowledge base both socially and academically.Research around digital literacy is concerned with wideraspects associated with learning how to effectively find, use,summarize, evaluate, create and communicate information whileusing digital technologies, not just being literate at using acomputer.
What is digital2006literacy? DEFINITION DIGITAL LITERACY By : Martin“The awareness, attitude and ability of individuals to appropriately use digital tools and facilities to identify, access, manage, integrate, evaluate,analyses and synthesis digital resources, construct new knowledge, create media expressions, andcommunicate with others, in the context of specificlife situations, in order to enable constructive social action; and to reflect upon this process”
CHARACTERISTICS A digitally literate person should be able to :1) Understand the nature of digital services and the content.2) Have basic capacity and competence to get connected, to operate and access various digital technologies and services.3) Participate confidently in the services provided by digital technologies.4) Have an adequate level of knowledge and skills to be able to protect themselves from unwanted, inappropriate or unsafe content.
SOCIAL ASPECTS• The ethical issues that follows digital literacy is developing according to past results.• For example, the television is one source of digital literacy, but since the internet has expanded across the globe, in schools, offices, hospitals, and many other places, it has become increasingly important towards all aspects.
An article :Digital Literacy‘urgently needed’ We urgently need to expand our understanding of the risks we take when we use computers.
POSSIBLE SOLUTION• Not put any private information on the internet; because it can be spread easily and be restored even after deleted.• Computer users need to be aware that the computer can do things most people dont know of, and so it is quite easy to get any information from it.• What you put on the internet is open to everyone, so you should never put anything you dont want anyone else to see on the internet.• An effective way to teach people would be to give online courses and help people become responsible digital citizens.