Skip to main content

Home/ EDUC 439/639 Social Networking - Fall 2012/ Group items tagged digital future

Rss Feed Group items tagged

Mathieu Plourde

Digital Literacy Is the Key to the Future, But We Still Don't Know What It Means | WIRED - 0 views

  •  
    "Moving beyond improving career prospects, the conversation then turned repeatedly to the idea that literacy means more than using digital technology as a means of consuming things other people make. Digital literacy, Smith said, also is about "how to make it do what you want." Or as Geshner put it: "Are you an iPad or are you a laptop? An iPad is designed for consumption." Literacy, as he described it, means moving beyond a passive relationship with technology. "When you get down to coding, you're creating your own tools.""
Mathieu Plourde

Your Life In 2020 - 0 views

  •  
    "But if technology and the ability to be connected disappear further into the background, what will occupy our foreground? A bit of the humanity we've always valued in the "real world." Legislators who are currently fixated on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education as the key to innovation will realize that STEM needs some STEAM-some art in the equation. We'll witness a return to the integrity of craft, the humanity of authorship, and the rebalancing of our virtual and physical spaces. We'll see a 21st-century renaissance in arts- and design-centered approaches to making things, where you-the individual-will take center stage in culture and commerce."
1 - 2 of 2
Showing 20 items per page