Browse by Subject "digital literacy"

  • Ginger, Jeff (2008-12)
    An executive summary of two community engagement projects: the new Prairienet technology training and a mini-documentary on community engagement projects of Fall 2008. Video online at: http://www.communityinformaticsproj ...

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  • Wolske, Martin; Rhinesmith, Colin; Archer, Jennie; Bayci, Emily; Leuzinger, Ryne; McKeever, Lucas (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This poster describes an educational research project we call “Community Informatics Studio,” which uses studio-based learning (SBL) to support enculturation into the field of community informatics. The SBL approach is ...

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  • Casey, Leo; Bruce, Bertram C.; Martin, Allan; Hallissy, Michael; Shiel, Gerry; Reynolds, Abigail; Brown, Clifford; Coffey, Laura (2009-03)
    Digital literacy is an important and often misunderstood concept; it has implications for all aspects of primary schooling in Ireland. The purpose of this research is to establish a useful definition and conceptual ...

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  • Erickson, Ingrid; Meyers, Eric M.; Small, Ruth (iSchools, 2013-02)
    New technologies and developments in media are transforming the way that individuals, groups and societies communicate, learn, work and govern. This new socio-technical reality requires participants to possess not only ...

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  • Devers, Christopher J. (2007-04)
    The information age has changed how literacy is defined, and in this text, video, and diagram I provide an overview of what it means to be literate in an information age.

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Bishop, Ann Peterson (Routledge, 2008-03-10)
    This chapter reviews literature addressing the following question: What is the relationship of new literacies to community inquiry? We are concerned with how new technologies highlight enduring issues of community and, ...

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  • Bowen, Lauren (2012-05-22)
    Millie Garfield gets out of bed each morning and makes a cup of coffee. She then goes to her computer and starts her day with a review of her favorite blogs, a visit to her son’s Twitter page, and a quick scan of reader ...

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  • Wolske, Martin; Houston, Brant; Dempsey, Pam; Rhinesmith, Colin; Olea, Geovani; Carr, Imani; Barton, Karen (2013-02-28)
    The Center for Digital Inclusion (CDI) at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) is part of a two-decade-long history of community engagement around technology, from Prairienet (founded 1993), to ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Reynolds, Abigail (Taylor & Francis, 2010-02)
    Educators today are concerned with how to effectively implement whole school e-learning strategies, encompassing technical support, digital resources, and professional development. This paper reports the findings of a ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Center for the Study of Reading, University of Illinois, 1995-11)
    This paper surveys five broad areas in which important and dramatic changes are occurring today. The first concerns democracy, and in particular, the issue of universal literacy; the second relates to work, with a focus ...

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  • Barton, Karen; Wolske, Martin; Spencer, Joel (2013-02-28)
    The Urbana Free Library is a hub for community engagement. It is a place where K-12 schools, community organizations, and University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC) departments, centers, and student organizations ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Lin, Ching-Chiu (Symposium Journals, a division of wwwords Ltd, PO Box 204, Didcot, Oxford OX11 9ZQ, United Kingdom, www.symposium-journals.co.uk, 2009)
    A youth community informatics (YCI) research project intersected an inquiry learning model with the making of audiovisual podcasts to foster personal growth and community engagement in a group of Mexican American youth ...

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