Tag Archives: Information Literacy

Defining Digital Literacy – guest post from Renee Hobbs

What is digital literacy? The term has been rising in visibility since 2009 but it has been used quite differently by a variety of stakeholders including policy makers, educators, and business and technology professionals. Next week, at the American Library Association’s annual conference, I’ll be moderating a discussion about four distinct but interrelated definitions and and uses of this important term. ... Read More »

American Library Association files comments on National Education Technology Plan

Contact: Jenni Terry Press Officer ALA Washington Office (202) 628-8410 jterry@alawash.org For Immediate Release May 18, 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Library Association (ALA) says the Department of Education’s National Education Technology Plan (NETP) presents significant challenges that will take the coordinated effort of many stakeholders to overcome, and libraries are a resource that should be leveraged as the ... Read More »