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Empowering India Through Digital Literacy (Vol. 1) By Dr. R. Babu, Dr. S. Kalaivani & Dr. K. Saileela
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Traditionally education is centered on sources such as schools, teachers and print media. The learners reached the information sources by enrolling with schools, teachers and libraries. Prior to the... More > digital era, information was not accessible by the majority of people, and even those accessed were unable to obtain current information with respect to today’s context. The modern society wants to know the information as it happens and when it happens, and the world is moving from an information society to a knowledge society. Thus education is given the highest priority and brainpower is becoming the most valuable asset of an organisation. Advances in digital technology have opened up many avenues of learning. Technology has made information accessible / transmittable from anywhere and by / to all groups of people. The higher education landscape is changing rapidly, challenging academic professionals to think critically about their roles in the field.< Less
Raw Materials for the Mind: A Teacher's Guide to Digital Literacy By David Warlick
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In the last five years, a new digital economy has risen, where creative information artisans from across the globe are producing media products and marketing them through a new digital bazaar. The... More > challenge of professional educators is to answer the question, "What are the basic skills of this information driven age, and how do we teach them?< Less
Raw Materials for the Mind: A Teacher's Guide to Digital Literacy By David Warlick
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In the last five years, a new digital economy has risen, where creative information artisans from across the globe are producing media products and marketing them through a new digital bazaar. The... More > challenge of professional educators is to answer the question, "What are the basic skills of this information driven age, and how do we teach them?< Less
Cultural Literacy & Communication: Learning a Second Language By Sylvia Garner-Giordano
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Cultural Literacy: Learning a Second Language informs the reader about the obstacles they may face trying to learn a second language. This book emphasizes the importance of cultural literacy and... More > links that with true fluency.< Less
The Secrets of Money: A Guide for Everyone on Practical Financial Literacy By Braun Mincher
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Considered by many to be the "Encyclopedia of Personal Finance," this book for adults was written to be the single source of what you really need to know to be financially literate in the... More > real world. Written in a conversational and easy-to-read format, the concise information is presented in a practical versus a theoretical manner and is appropriate for consumers of all education and income levels. Whether you are 18 or 80 (or anywhere in between), you will clearly see how the topics in this book relate to you. If there is 1 book everyone should have, this is it! Chapters include: Consumer Credit, Mortgage Lending, Real Estate, Car Buying, Insurance, Taxes, Investing, Estate Planning and the author's Keys to Financial Success. For additional information, visit Braun Mincher's website at www.BraunMincher.com, or try his "Financial Literacy Quiz" at www.FinancialLiteracyQuiz.com.< Less
The Secrets of Money: A Guide for Everyone on Practical Financial Literacy By Braun Mincher
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Considered by many to be the "Encyclopedia of Personal Finance," this book for adults was written to be the single source of what you really need to know to be financially literate in the... More > real world. Written in a conversational and easy-to-read format, the concise information is presented in a practical versus a theoretical manner and is appropriate for consumers of all education and income levels. Whether you are 18 or 80 (or anywhere in between), you will clearly see how the topics in this book relate to you. If there is 1 book everyone should have, this is it! Chapters include: Consumer Credit, Mortgage Lending, Real Estate, Car Buying, Insurance, Taxes, Investing, Estate Planning and the author's Keys to Financial Success. For additional information, visit Braun Mincher's website at www.BraunMincher.com, or try his "Financial Literacy Quiz" at www.FinancialLiteracyQuiz.com.< Less
Writing, Paper, Printing & Literacy - A Short History By jon harris eq
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If you are not in my Paperless Book Shop click the authors name – updated 2009 -This is an unfinished unedited manuscript; however the information is valuable and fascinating. We live in a... More > world of written words. What is the origin of the words you are reading right now? How did men develop writing over thousands of years? Everyday we read and write and yet take for granted picking up a pen and paper, or simply typing words. We do not think about the gradual evolution and ancient origins of paper, printing, words and writing. Without these there is no literacy for eons and still lacking even today. Why did such a simple and crucial part of our modern world take thousands of years to develop? People like me and you can overlook the historical view, which can help inspire and teach adding to the quality of our lives. What is the future of writing? It is wise to learn from those before us, who struggled to create what we have today. We live in the middle of history.< Less
News Literacy, Informed Citizens and Consumer-Driven Media: The Future Landscape of American Journalism By Caroline Elizabeth Klibanoff
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Today, Americans face the challenge of information overload through increasingly accessible mediums, making it harder to identify valuable information and to move fluently and efficiently through... More > social media, news and entertainment platforms. And yet, because of this profound connectivity, user engagement levels are at an all-time high. Individual consumers have more power than ever to shape the changing digital world and demand high-quality information merely by connecting with news sources online. It is of utmost importance, then, that this very consumer class is as informed and educated as possible in regards to the value of accurate, verified journalism and high-quality reporting, in order to demand a better journalistic product and to fulfill the American ideal of an informed, engaged citizenry.< Less
Informal Learning and the Teaching of English at Primary School. A Literacy-based Project Work By María Eugenia Falabella
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Museums and public libraries have been created to preserve our cultural heritage, and are those informal scene of education the ones that are open not only to investigators, but also to every single... More > member of a society. It is the aim of this article to show the way, we, as educators of a new century, can create meaningful and cross curricular teaching sequences, interrelating these informal contexts with formal ones, as the school is, and explicitly exposing the way the teaching of English at primary school should be understood as a means to reach an end, and not as an end in itself.< Less
Informal Learning and the Teaching of English at Primary School. A Literacy-based Project Work By María Eugenia Falabella
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Museums and public libraries have been created to preserve our cultural heritage, and are those informal scene of education the ones that are open not only to investigators, but also to every single... More > member of a society. It is the aim of this article to show the way, we, as educators of a new century, can create meaningful and cross curricular teaching sequences, interrelating these informal contexts with formal ones, as the school is, and explicitly exposing the way the teaching of English at primary school should be understood as a means to reach an end, and not as an end in itself.< Less

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