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What do you feel are the key digital literacy skills that 21st century learners need?

Ideas
Pros and cons
Votes
The ability to search for and find information
Using a search engine (Google etc.)
 
"The ability to effectively search for information." How many people really know how to use a sea... more
by Paul
4
 
This is very important I guess and we should also teach our students how to fearch and filter
by evab2001
5
 
There are many 'hidden' search functions on Google (such as the individual search streams and adv... more
by Kat Jenkins
6
 
Finding the information is a key first step but, evaluating and drawing conclusions is essential.
by Eltsu James Winchester
3
 
I agree that being able to search and find information is useful, but I think it is even more nec... more
by Sclaypoole
3
 
26

Alvaro, Porntip, VolkmarLa and 23 more

The ability to develop social and professional connections within online networks
Social networking
 
I would argue that the ability to SAFELY use these networks and the ability to see what that info... more
by Kat Jenkins
23

Teacherbakerbaker, yael, Raneen and 20 more

The ability to collaborate with someone/ others who are not necessarily in the same place, in order to devise or develop an idea or concept.
by Adele Raemer
 
a very easy and helpful way of collaborating, sharing ideas and developing pedagogical materials
1
20

Kay, channi, francine and 17 more

*the ability to evaluate websites and to cross-references
by Anat and Judy
 
it is one of the skills needed for digital literacy
2
 
a lot of the stuff on the internet is "junk"
by HA
1
 
completely agree
by shosh
 
I agree
 
Finding the information is a key first step but, evaluating and drawing conclusions is essential.... more
by Eltsu James Winchester
1
 
Yes, many websites are biased and cannot be used as a source. Students must be able to evaluate ... more
2
13

Porntip, Eltsu James Winchester, Kay and 10 more

The ability to communicate effectively and handle turn taking in synchronous online communication environments
Video and audio conferencing
12

ilanit, Seew, Ono and 9 more

The ability to mix existing media into new forms which communicate new meanings / views
Mashups
9

Porntip, Nassrin Rabi, paul and 6 more

* Knowing how to work collaboratively, share ideas and comment.
by Anat and Judy
 
The internet is a shared and public knowledge base
by HA
1
 
An important skill needed for social networking and exchanging ideas and info
2
 
agree
1
 
googledocs
 
it is useful to collaborate on work using google docs
6

Jorge Méndez, Abdallah, ilanit and 3 more

The ability to use online resources to collect, collate and share information from people around the world
Crowd-sourcing
8

Porntip, Raneen, Hala and 5 more

The ability to validate information from corroborative sources
7

Carol, Rebecca, Angela and 4 more

The ability to author and share views and opinions to a globally dispersed audience
Blogging
 
i think this is fundamental: being able to create statements and impulses that can be used by aut... more
by martin lindner
6

martin, Bunny, Attilio and 3 more

the development of the skills to evaluate the information found: who wrote it, what agenda, why and currency of the info.
by Lis Marrow
 
With the plethora of information and sites that abound, this ablility is of utmost importance!
by Michele Ben
1
5

Roberto, Ann Ewel, Shirley and 2 more

To live digitally safely, responsibly and appropriately.
by Jo Steel
 
Rather than a skill, this statement / rubric contributed by Jo could well be a whole category of ... more
by Andrés Ramos
1
5

Kay, Shirley, eva and 2 more

Able to discriminate what is good and what is not reliable on the net
4

ilaria, Shirley, Seew and 1 more

The ability to use web based tools for digital note-taking
4

Simon, Angela, Margaret and 1 more

The ability to store and share links to information online
Social bookmarking
 
Buscar en diferentes recursos de información impresos y digitales desde la biblioteca.
3
Adele
Aviva
Maria
To develop criteria allowing for the learning of new technologies, platforms, applications, forms of distribution and the decision-making about its use.
by Andrés Ramos
3
Attilio
Gaby Madera
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The ability to manage your own online ‘footprint’ and control the way you are viewed and portrayed online.
2
ilaria
John
The ability to access and create locationally specific information using mobile applications
Augmented reality
2
Adele
Andrés Ramos
The ability to create and distribute online audio files
Podcasting
2
Adele
Attilio
*Knowing about copyright permissions
by Anat and Judy
 
disagree
1
 
A bit tricky. Many gray areas
by HA
1
 
I would add knowledge about the Creative Commons approach, as well. http://creativecommons.org/
by Robert
1
2
Abdallah
tammy
The ability and awareness to reflect upon the ways in which technology is changing us individually and collectively.
by Bob A
1
Robert
The ability to understand and portray infomation visually for the web
Create infographics
1
Adele
The ability to know when to turn off devices and disconnect from the internet as a way to keep balanced and healthy.
by Kevin Coleman
0

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