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digital literacy

An umbrella term for the knowledge necessary to take advantage of the digital age. People who are digital literate use all the technological advances of the 21st century to improve their education, finances, social life and careers. See computer literacy.
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'Digital literacy is an invaluable asset to our modern day Filipino heroes.
Jio envisions to take this to every town and village of India, achieving 100% digital literacy in the country," said Akash Ambani, Director, Reliance Jio.
In Digital Literacy Unpacked, editors Reedy and Parker (both from the U.K.'s Open University) bring together a group of researchers and practitioners exploring the many facets of this wide-ranging concept.
'We are glad to be expanding our digital literacy program with Facebook for OFWs based in Hong Kong, Singapore and the Middle East.
The partnership builds on the Government of Kenya's investment in the Digital Literacy Project which provided one million tablets to primary schools with a focus on improving the availability and use of quality digital content.
''Yung digital literacy ang tawag ng Facebook, pero kung susumahin 'yon ang ibig sabihin lang no'n, tinuturuan natin yung OFWs [overseas Filipino workers] natin, lalo na yung mga baguhang OFWs, ng tamang paggamit ng Facebook, lalo na yung pagkilatis at pag-spot ng fake news para hindi sila malinlang sa Facebook,' OWWA Administrator Hans Cacdac told reporters on the sidelines of the Migrant Workers' Day celebration on Wednesday.
What is digital literacy? An article in Education Week refers to a definition developed by ALA's Digital Literacy Task Force: "the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills" (Heitin 2016).
MPs have been challenged to embrace the setting up of technology hubs in their constituencies in order to improve digital literacy across the country.Mr Antony Chege, who sponsors an information and communications technology (ICT) programme for Form Four leavers in his Methi village in Maragua Constituency, Murang'a County, said it is unfortunate that some MPs are yet to embrace the programme and roll it out in their constituencies despite the ICT ministry giving resources.
One year after they were hired by the Marion Unit 2 Board of Education, Digital Literacy teachers Jess Landes and Kerri Young were back before the board last week to give a report on their progress.
LAHORE -- The Lahore University of Management Sciences ( LUMS) has won the highly competitive Facebook Integrity Foundational Research Award worth $50,000 for proposal, 'Understanding the Impact of Digital Literacy on Misinformation in Pakistan' through two profound instructors Dr Ayesha Ali, Assistant Professor of Economics at Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), LUMS and Dr Ihsan Ayyub Qazi, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE)'.