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Eight Literacies

Based on 21st Century Skills by NCREL, the EWS Faculty at The Evergreen State College eight literacies required by 21st literacy.

Digital-Age Literacy includes:

  1. Basic Literacy
  2. Scientific Literacy
  3. Economic Literacy
  4. Technological Literacy
  5. Visual Literacy
  6. Information Literacy
  7. Multicultural Literacy
  8. Global Awareness
Digital-Age Literacy
Digital-Age Literacy
Digital-Age Literacy
Over at http://www.ohea.org/media-literacy-guidelines you’ll find a detailed discussion on eight guidelines they believe can help teachers promote the crucial skills associated with digital literacy.
They include:
  1. Shift from text centrism to media collage.
  2. Value writing and reading now more than ever.
  3. Adopt art as the next R.
  4. Blend traditional and emerging literacies.
  5. Harness report and story.
  6. Practice private and participatory social literacy.
  7. Develop literacy with digital tools and about digital tools.
  8. Pursue fluency.
Digital-Age Literacy
Digital-Age Literacy


While in his thesis What is digital literacy? A Pragmatic investigation. Doug Belshaw outlines eight essential elements of digital literacy (a short description of each can be found at The Search Prinmciple):

  1. Cultural
  2. Cognitive
  3. Constructive
  4. Communicative
  5. Confident 
  6. Creative 
  7. Critical
  8. Civic
The slideshare below is from Doug Belshaw’s 2011 presentation to the Association of Independent Schools of New South Wales (Australia) ICT Managers Conference.
Digital-Age Literacy
Digital-Age Literacy 

Digital-Age Literacy

Digital-Age Literacy

Digital-Age Literacy

http://ccb.lis.illinois.edu/Projects/youth/literacies/lit_home.html

Digital-Age Literacy

Digital-Age Literacy

Digital-Age Literacy

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