Today’s discussion document is the ACRL Information Literacy Framework (2015-16). This is an important update in information literacy thinking, incorporating digital literacy developments. Please read it, and then respond using one more more of these technologies (hey, actually doing digital literacy!):
…in comments at the end of this blog post
…on your own blog
…on Twitter (hashtag #OpenLearning17)
…through the Hypothes.is annotation plugin. We have an Open Learning ’17 Hypothes.is group, which you’re welcome to join. You can also check the openlearning17 tag on that platform. You’ll note that this is an additional method for engaging with digital documents.
Today’s bonus content is a European digital literacy document that complements the ACRL’s, “DigComp 2.0: The Digital Competence Framework for Citizens. Update Phase 1: the Conceptual Reference Model.”
If you’d like to catch up on this project, check my post outlining the week’s resources and assignments. Feel free to listen to my audio introduction to digital literacy and why it matters for open education and/or to partake of the Twitter conversation (hashtag #OpenLearning17) and/or to read into some bonus content, “Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning”.
Coming up for the rest of the week:
Wednesday, February 22: Watch and listen to the recent New Media Consortium webinar on Digital Literacy. More Twitter conversation.
Bonus content: the NMC digital literacy briefing.
Thursday, February 23: Digital literacy, fake news, and politics. Reading: Crap Detection 101, by Howard Rheingold. Google Hangout from 12-1 pm eastern standard time. Still more Twitter conversation.
Bonus content: the Snopes fake news archive.
Friday, February 24: The future of digital literacy: audio statement from Bryan. Twitter live chatfrom 12-1 pm eastern standard time. Irrepressible Twitter conversation.
Bonus content: a new digital literacy politics.
I’m looking forward to your thoughts!