Library Information Science Collection: Digital Literacy: Tools And Methodologies For Information Society, 1st Edition

  • Pier Cesare Rivoltella
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  • ISBN-10: 1599048000
  • ISBN-13: 9781599048000
  • DDC: 303.48
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 350 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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This book defines a conceptual framework for understanding social changes produced by digital media and creates a framework within which digital literacy acts as a tool to assist younger generations to interact critically with digital media and their culture, providing scholars, educators, researchers, and practitioners a technological and sociological approach to this cutting-edge topic from an educational perspective.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Digital Literacy: Tools and Methodologies for Information Society: Table of Contents.
1: The Information Society: A Conceptual Framework.
2: Knowledge, Culture, and Society in the Information Age.
3: Communicating in the Information Society: New Tools for New Practices.
4: Digital Media and Socialization.
5: New Episthemologies in a Changing Media Environment.
6: Integrating Technology Literacy and Information Literacy.
7: The Information Society: Educative Researches.
8: Growing up Wireless: Being a Parent and Being a Child in the Age of Mobile Communication.
9: Children and Computers: What They Know, What They Do.
10: Adolescents and the Internet: Media Appropriation and Perspectives on Education.
11: Learning with New Media at the University: From Representations to Utilization.
12: Rethinking Cognition, Representations, and Processes in 3D Online Social Learning Environments.
13: Digital Literacy: Definition and Perspectives.
14: Investigating Information in the Multiscreen Society: An Ecologic Perspective.
15: From Media Education to Digital Literacy: A Paradigm Change?.
16: Creative Remixing and Digital Learning: Developing an Online Media Literacy Learning Tool for Girls.
17: Digital Literacy: Educational Outlines.
18: Educating in the Information Society.
19: Media Education, Digital Production, and New Media: What Do Teachers Need to Know?.
20: Globalisation and New Technology1: The Challenge for Teachers to Become “Translators” and Children, Knowledge Seekers.
21: The Future of Digital Society and the New Values of Media.
22: Digital Literacy and Cultural Mediations to the Digital Divide.
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