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Digital Literacy Unpacked

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ISBN 9781783301980
Published September 7, 2018 by Facet Publishing
224 Pages

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Book Description

<p class="MsoNormal">This book brings together a wide range of diverse perspectives on digital and
information literacy that provide a comprehensive blend of theory and practice
for library and information professionals. <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><i>Digital Literacy
Unpacked</i> demonstrates the
importance of digital literacy in all areas of life, the centrality of critical
thinking (a key element of both digital and information literacy), and the
essential role of library and information professionals in leading digital
literacy developments. It highlights the partnerships needed to deliver
excellence and presents case studies from a range of practitioners world-wide. <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Includes coverage of:<o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:18.0pt"><ul>
<li>approaches to digital literacy, including a discussion of terminology,
institutional approaches, and existing frameworks</li>
<li>an overview of digital literacy in HE and examples of good practice</li>
<li>openness and digital literacy with a discussion of OERs and MOOCs</li>
<li>the myth of digital natives</li>
<li>developing digital capabilities for staff</li>
<li>professional development for librarians</li>
<li>digital inclusion and lifelong employability in a digital world.</li>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:18.0pt"><o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">The book will be
useful reading for library and information professionals across the sector (FE,
HE, schools, business/corporate, special, public), institutional leaders and
managers, and LIS students. It will also be useful reading for educational
technologists, learning and teaching professionals, and anyone with an interest
in developing digital and information literacy capabilities in their students,
teachers and customers.&#160;<o:p></p>

Table of Contents

Foreword - Rosie Jones Introduction - Katharine Reedy and Jo Parker Part 1: Approaching digital literacy 1. The trouble with terminology: rehabilitating and rethinking ‘Digital Literacy' - Jane Secker 2. Unpacking Digital Literacy: the potential contribution of central services to enabling the development of staff and student digital literacies - Joe Nicholls 3. Collaboration and coaching: powerful strategies for developing digital capabilities - Clare Killen Part 2: Learning in a digital world 4. Digital Literacy in UK and European Schools; enhancing school children’s motivation to read for pleasure - Geoff Walton, Mark Childs, Vedrana Vojković Estatiev, Janet Hetherington and Gordana Jugo 5. Digital games: Providing unique digital literacy challenges in childhood - Dean Groom and Judy O'Connell 6. Students in the SADL: lessons from LSE’s digital literacy programme - Jane Secker 7. Copyright and Digital Literacy – rules, risk and creativity - Chris Morrison Part 3: Developing staff digital literacies 8. D4 Curriculum Design Workshops: a model for developing digital literacy in practice - Liz Bennett and Sue Folley 9. #creativeHE: An animated Google+ platform for challenging practitioners to think differently - Chrissi Nerantzi and Norman Jackson 10. Developing library staff digital literacies - Charles Inskip Part 4: Digital citizens and workers 11. Digital literacy and open educational practice: Digilit Leicester - Josie Fraser and Katharine Reedy 12. Transforming the workplace through digital literacy - Bonnie Cheuk and Katharine Reedy 13. Critical digital literacy education in the ‘fake news’ era - Philip Seargeant and Caroline Tagg 14. Onwards! Why The Movement For Digital Inclusion Has Never Been More Important - Adam Micklethwaite Conclusion - Katharine Reedy and Jo Parker

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