Contains articles, resources, conference and organization information, and other documents regarding the changing nature of literacy. Literacy in the information age is usually considered to encompass a variety of new literacies, including media literacy, computer literacy, visual literacy, and information literacy, but also the ways that traditional print literacy is changing as well. URLs specifically on how to work with, say, media, might better go under media or media literacy per se. This site is primarily for consideration of overall changes in literacy practices.
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21st Century Information Fluency Project Portal
Designed to train users in the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to fully understand Information Fluency. Focuses on teaching people how to locate, evaluate, and integrate digital information.
First Monday: Technology and Education
This article deals with the mainstreaming of technology into the education system and the chaos that often ensues, the benefits of this change, and how it might be managed.
Free at Last: The Future of Peer-Reviewed Journals
Stevan Harnad in this D-Lib Magazine piece argues for self-archiving of scholarly work.
The Gutenberg Elegies
Excerpts from the printed book _The Gutenberg Elegies_ by Sven Birkerts. Concerning the ways language and thought change together in a little dance.
Higher Education in the Information Age
1997 symposium about the technological future and new models for delivery of education; new markets, competition, opportunities, issues, and business relationships in education; and the future of the undergraduate experience. Participant background and program details.
Information Communication Technology in New Zealand
Supports the integration of Information Communication Technology and Information Literacy across the curriculum. It outlines the SAUCE model for research and problem solving and aims to provide articles and resources to encourage higher thinking in the classroom.
International Society for Technology in Education
ISTE is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting the use of information technology to aid in learning, teaching of K-12 students and teachers. A major goal of the organization is to bridge the "digital divide".
Offers practical support for media education in the home, school and community and "food for thought"on our fast-evolving media culture.
Structuring writing for reading: hypertext and the reading body.
This paper examines some textual devices that writers may use to pre-structure the activities of their readers. HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is used as an 'explicating device' to explore how writers can provide reading instructions, and how these can be experienced by readers. Structuring devices like paragraphs and sections, and hypertextual elements like notes and references are investigated in detail. In this way, the paper aspires to contribute to 'an ethnomethodology of textual practices'. - Abstract from Article
TechMission: Association of Christian Community Computer Centers (AC4)
Nondenominational organization which supports Christian community computer access and skills centers around the world, seeking to make churches and Christian organizations a driving force in computer literacy. Descriptions of programs, events, and resources available.
Quotes from managers, professionals, consultants, journalists, futurists, and educators regarding the digital revolution, digital dawn, information highway, and Internet.
Dedicated to publishing teen writing, as well as book reviews by teenagers. Teachers and parents of adolescents will find useful information. Teen and teacher discussions, author home pages.
Tella: Virtual School in a Networking Learning Environment
The present paper describes factors that have facilitated the transformation of industrial societies to information and network societies; the possibilities of virtual school as a future-oriented school form; the tools of the new information and communication technology; and global networking as a framework for the learning environment.
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