20 ways of thinking about digital literacy in higher education

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Josie Fraser, social and educational technologist, Leicester City Council

First define what you mean by digital literacy: The definition I most frequently use is this one: digital literacy = digital tool knowledge + critical thinking + social engagement. Then it’s worth knowing its main characteristics:

•  It supports and helps develop traditional literacies
•  It’s a life-long practice
• It’s about skills, competencies and critical reflection on how these skills and competencies are applied
• It’s about social engagement”

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