Digital Literacy and Web Literacy on Wikipedia
Yesterday, from some random internetting, I found that my namesake, Doug Belshaw, was reasonably well-known climber and member of the Rock and Ice Club in the 1950s. So I did what anyone would do and searched Wikipedia for him. That’s when I stumbled on the fact that my own work is cited on the Wikipedia page for Digital Literacy. Nice!
The Core Elements and their educational effects
Literacies can be grouped together in what is known as the Essential Elements of Digital Literacies which expounds the theory that having an understanding of these eight essential elements of digital literacies will enable an individual to be digitally literate. The development of these core skills correlated to the particular contexts in which an individual may develop their skills with a view to ensuring that they align with their needs. The eight elements are Cultural, Cognitive, Constructive
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