Digital Skills : Unlocking the Information Society.

By: van Deursen, Alexander J. A. MContributor(s): van Dijk, Jan A. G MMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandDigital Education and Learning Ser: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource (198 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781137437037Subject(s): EducationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Digital Skills : Unlocking the Information SocietyDDC classification: 303.48/33 LOC classification: L1-991Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Series Foreword -- Overview of the Book -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Chapter 2 Defining Internet Skills -- Chapter 3 Impact: Why Digital Skills Are the Key to the Information Society -- Chapter 4 Current Levels of Internet Skills -- Chapter 5 Solutions: Better Design -- Chapter 6 Solutions: Learning Digital Skills -- Chapter 7 Conclusions and Policy Perspectives -- References -- Index.
Summary: The first book to systematically discuss the skills and literacies needed to use digital media, particularly the Internet, van Dijk and van Deursen's clear and accessible work distinguishes digital skills, analyzes their roles and prevalence, and offers solutions from individual, educational, sociological, and policy perspectives.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Series Foreword -- Overview of the Book -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Chapter 2 Defining Internet Skills -- Chapter 3 Impact: Why Digital Skills Are the Key to the Information Society -- Chapter 4 Current Levels of Internet Skills -- Chapter 5 Solutions: Better Design -- Chapter 6 Solutions: Learning Digital Skills -- Chapter 7 Conclusions and Policy Perspectives -- References -- Index.

The first book to systematically discuss the skills and literacies needed to use digital media, particularly the Internet, van Dijk and van Deursen's clear and accessible work distinguishes digital skills, analyzes their roles and prevalence, and offers solutions from individual, educational, sociological, and policy perspectives.

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Author Jan A. G. M. van Dijk: Jan A. G. M. van Dijk is Professor of Communication Science and Chair of the Department of Media, Communication, and Organization at the University of Twente, The Netherlands.Author Alexander J. A. M. van Deursen: Alexander van Deursen is Assistant Professor in the the Department of Media, Communication and Organization at the University of Twente, The Netherlands.

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