Knowledge and processes that predict proficiency in digital literacy

I recently read “Knowledge and processes that predict proficiency in digital literacy”. Written by Bulger, Monica E., Richard E. Mayer, and Miriam J. Metzger. (Reading and Writing (2014): 1-17), it is the write up of a research endeavor designed to determine what knowledge and activities can be used to predict a person’s digital literacy. The sort […] → Continue Reading Knowledge and processes that predict proficiency in digital literacy

And The Title Is….

I was invited to recite a spoken word piece at the Information School’s (iSchool) (University of Washington) Diversity Summit. After several iterations and feedback from friend in New York I finally had a finished poem. On Friday May 2, 2014 I had the pleasure of closing out the iSchool’s Diversity Summit with the spoken word piece I […] → Continue Reading And The Title Is….

State Prisoners Access the Internet? The Next Closest Thing

Although the presence of internet-enabled tools seems ubiquitous, there are places where that is not true. Prisons is one of those places. Recognizing the importance to learning how to use to digital tools Ray Pulsipher with his ten plus years of technology related experience doing everything from providing technical support to serving as lead programmer on web development […] → Continue Reading State Prisoners Access the Internet? The Next Closest Thing

ETS’s Approach to Measuring Digital Literacy

After months of research on digital literacy, most people would probably be exhausted and want a break. But when I saw that the Special Libraries Association had a program titled “iSkills Assessment of Digital Literacy” & Irvin R. Katz, the Senior Research Scientist at Educational Testing Service would be facilitating it, I was extremely excited. […] → Continue Reading ETS’s Approach to Measuring Digital Literacy