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Testing for Technology Literacy
January 1, 2007

"Professors, librarians, and other college officials are increasingly coming to grips with the somewhat confounding reality that despite students' affinity for IPods and their complete co…

How Choice, Co-Creation, and Culture Are Changing What It Means to Be Net Savvy
January 1, 2007

Current Issues How Choice, Co-Creation, and Culture Are Changing What It Means to Be Net Savvy Technology and the way information is created, used, and disseminated have changed, as has the…

7 Things You Should Know About Digital Storytelling
January 15, 2007

Digital storytelling involves combining narrative with digital content to create a short movie. Digital stories can include interactive movies with highly produced audio and visual effects or pre…

Thinking Spatially: New Literacy, Museums, and the Academy
January 1, 2007

© 2007 John Weber. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 License ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5…

New Media and New Literacies: Perspectives on Change
January 1, 2006

© 2006 Carol R. Holder EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 6 (November/December 2006): 76–77 Carol Holder taught English and directed writing in the disciplines and faculty de…

Are College Students Techno Idiots?
January 1, 2006

A new study by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) suggests that although college students appear fluent with technology, many are unable to effectively use computers to solve information problem…

The Embedded Librarian Program
January 1, 2006

Good Ideas The Embedded Librarian Program Faculty and librarians partner to embed personalized library assistance into online courses By Victoria Matthew and Ann Schroeder Wit…

7 Things You Should Know About Google Earth
October 15, 2006

Google Earth is an interactive mapping application that allows users to navigate (or "fly") the entire globe, viewing satellite imagery with overlays of roads, buildings, geographic fea…

7 Things You Should Know About YouTube
September 25, 2006

YouTube is a video-sharing service that allows users to post personally developed videos of nearly any variety online, from animations to personal recordings. YouTube is one of an emerging class …

How Choice, Co-Creation, and Culture Are Changing What It Means to Be Net Savvy
January 1, 2006

The Web—and how we interact with it—has become part of our culture. The Internet is now the information universe, and we expect instant access. Content is created and co-created by amateurs a…