In a nutshell
Digital literacy skills are important for study, work and life
In the fake news era it is important to be critical of the digital world
You will need to become adept at evaluating and creating content
You should nuture a positive digital identity to help with your employability
What is digital literacy?
Why is this important to me?
In order to to contribute meaningfully to a digital society and manage your digital life you need to develop digital literacy skills, knowledge and understanding.
These are not just ICT skills which are tied to the use and understanding of specific technologies (technology is an ever shifting landscape) but transferable skills and understanding about how we interact with technology, data and information and how these interactions contribute to identity, knowledge and society. It is important that you are mindful of your interactions with your digital environment and develop your skills as a digital scholar and citizen in order to succeed as a student, a graduate and a citizen of the world.
Digital Literacy Roundup