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True or False?

After reading the articles assigned for this week I learned the impact that social media has on todays people. The article I read discussed how a twitter user falsely claimed that the New York Stock exchange was flooded during Hurricane Sandy. 132 more words

More MOOC!

Image by Tom Mackey {link to http://www.slideshare.net/tmackey/acrl-2013}

Trudi Jacobson, a distinguished librarian for UAlbany at the University Library would like to invite you to learn more about and participate in the Metaliteracy MOOC ( 207 more words


Massively Amazing and Free Opportunity -- Metaliteracy MOOC

Meta – to go beyond. Literacy – to be able to read and write.

Thus, metaliteracy is to go beyond just reading and writing and delving deeper into information itself. 276 more words


Part 1: The Myth of the Digital Native

Students would describe themselves as digitally or media literate, yet in the strictest sense of the definition they are not.  Studies on digital literacy reveal that students are early adopters of technology but fail to fully utilize the technology in an operative sense (Young).   160 more words

Bit by bit

Welcome to Knowsaic!

Here’s where you’ll see posts on discovering and learning diverse and meaningful ways to search and find answers with your family in everyday life (outside of the classroom).   116 more words

Parenting And Digital Life