digital literacy

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The ability to understand computer-based information

digital literacy

Informatics The ability to understand computer-based information. See Literacy.
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Teaching information literacy to the digital native involves more than just showing him or her where the library is.
Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives, John Palfrey and Urs Gasser, there exist "Digital Natives," "Digital Settlers," and "Digital Immigrants," and the gap between these three groups "breeds and reinforces fear of new technologies, rather than encouraging positive steps to figure out how to live our lives together in a digital era.
Still, I'll admit I was a bit skeptical when my editor sent me Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives, by John Palfrey and Urs Gasser.
Prensky points out that digital natives are used to receiving information really fast--they like to multitask, prefer graphics over text, prefer random access to information, function best when networked and thrive on instant gratification and frequent rewards.
Besides being a digital native, Flores is an active member of the community.
We looked at how digital natives communicate," he said.
Being digital natives, the Millennial Generation is fascinated with new technology and adapts technologies to meet their lifestyle needs and desires.
Bradley Manning was a digital native who represented a class of insider threat (a disgruntled employee who displays some emotional distress).
But I'm starting from the assumption that if you're a digital native, your brain thinks differently.
In 2011, Mequoda Group conducted a robust study about the media consumption habits of millennials, called Mequoda's Digital Native Survey.
Gayle is a coveted entertainment executive who has worked in both television and digital content as a creator and an executive, while Jason is a digital native who has been at the forefront of social content since it began.
Imagine a teacher working with a 4-year old digital native who is using a tablet to literally get "hands-on" with number sense.

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