Information Overload - 0 views
The debate over how we read, perpetuated largely by media insiders, is starting to seem like little more than a distraction from the real problem: We have access to more information than ever, yet we do not know what to do with it. We are desperately information-illiterate.
What matters is not that we are readers, but that we are critical readers.
Chronicle of Higher Education (Sept. 19, 2008): “Talk of a ‘digital generation’ or people who are ‘born digital’ willfully ignores the vast range of skills, knowledge, and experience of many segments of society. . . . The ethnic, national, gender, and class biases of any sort of generation talk are troubling.”
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It is about knowing what to do with information, how to find the good stuff, how to assess sources.
shared by Teresa Pombo on 11 Apr 09 - Cached
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