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Digital Literacy

BC’s Digital Literacy Framework

The Digital Literacy Framework (PDF) elaborates on six characteristics identified by B.C. educational leaders. These characteristics are based on the National Educations Technology Standards for Students (NETS•S) standards developed by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and encompass the types of knowledge and skills learners need to be successful in the 21st century.

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MEDIA SMARTS DIGITAL LITERACY

The idea of “literacy” as we once knew it only partially covers the communication capacities, competencies and comportments needed in the contempora_ry world.

A well-rounded digital literacy incorporates print literacy but adds new capacities, competencies and comportments into the mix. Now included is the technical know-how to create a website, produce and upload a video, edit an image, design a functional information architecture for accessing or sharing knowledge – as well as many “soft skills” such as critical thinking and ethical behaviour.

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By Media Smarts