Counterintuitive Assignment #HighEd #EdTech

Interesting ‘counterintuitive’ assignment set on a course on Media Fluency in a Digital Age: Finding information that’s not online.  Find an article (research journal article, analytic newspaper article, serious magazine article, or scholarly book chapter) that is on the topic of the Internet or new media, but not available (at least, not to you) on the Internet, and acquire a […]

'Learn to discern' says @timeshighered

A generation ago in universities, talk was of “computer literacy”; nowadays it’s “media literacy” – if we can’t handle Web 2.0, then we are failing our students. Having built a career around initiatives to meet this purported challenge, I offer some cautionary advice. First, lay off the “literacy” metaphor. The ability to read and write […]