Digital Literacy

Digital Agility: Embracing a Holistic Approach to Digital Literacy in the Liberal Arts

Authors: by Beth Bohstedt and Sundilu Richard Published: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Columns:Transforming Higher Ed A group of institutions is collaborating to identify what digital agility means in the liberal arts and to encourage the use of that definition to guide institutional initiatives that involve digital agility. Jenny, a computer science major, graduates at the top of her class. Her professors […]

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A Tale of Tackling the Digital Divide

By Doug Dawson Dec 26, 2019 7:57 AM PST A new book came out in November that tells about one of the first attempts to solve the digital divide on a large scale. The book is The Charisma Machine: The Life, Death, and Legacy of One Laptop per Child published by MIT Press and available on Amazon and […]

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Digital Access at the Doorstep: The Park Plaza Cooperative

The Park Plaza Cooperative is a reminder to digital inclusion advocates around the US that increasing access to technology is work that can be done right at someone’s doorstep—or, the storm shelter of their manufactured housing community. Libraries Without Borders (LWB) is dedicated to ensuring that regardless of their circumstances, all people have equal access to information, […]

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Closing BC’s Indigenous Internet Gap

Up to two-thirds of First Nations communities still lack basic access. To fix that requires more than piecemeal solutions, says one advocate. Thanks to a new law implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, British Columbia is now legally required to protect and uphold Indigenous Peoples’ human rights. But — like most UN-recognized […]