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Digital skills : unlocking the information society / Jan A.G.M. van Dijk and Alexander J. A. M. van Deursen.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextSeries: Palgrave Macmillan's digital education and learning seriesPublisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Edition: First editionDescription: xiv, 187 pages ; 22 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781349493708
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 303.4833 DI.D 2014 23
LOC classification:
  • QA76.9.C64 D544 2014
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Defining Internet Skills -- 3. Impact: Why Digital Skills are the Key to the Information Society -- 4. Current Levels of Internet Skills -- 5. Solutions: Better Design -- 6. Solutions: Learning Digital Skills -- 7. Conclusions and Policy Perspectives.
Summary: "Digital Skills systematically discusses the skills or literacies needed in the use of digital media, primarily computers and the Internet. Following the work of van Dijk's, The Deepening Divide: Inequality in the Information Society, it uses conceptual analysis and empirical observations to show what digital skills are, how they are distributed, how skill inequalities develop, and how these inequalities can be remedied by designers, educators, policymakers, and different types of Internet users"-- Provided by publisher.Summary: "This book systematically discusses the skills or literacies needed in the use of digital media, primarily computers and the Internet. A discussion that is based on conceptual analysis and empirical observations, among them a unique series of laboratory performance tests of several types of digital skills that are distinguished"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Defining Internet Skills -- 3. Impact: Why Digital Skills are the Key to the Information Society -- 4. Current Levels of Internet Skills -- 5. Solutions: Better Design -- 6. Solutions: Learning Digital Skills -- 7. Conclusions and Policy Perspectives.

"Digital Skills systematically discusses the skills or literacies needed in the use of digital media, primarily computers and the Internet. Following the work of van Dijk's, The Deepening Divide: Inequality in the Information Society, it uses conceptual analysis and empirical observations to show what digital skills are, how they are distributed, how skill inequalities develop, and how these inequalities can be remedied by designers, educators, policymakers, and different types of Internet users"-- Provided by publisher.

"This book systematically discusses the skills or literacies needed in the use of digital media, primarily computers and the Internet. A discussion that is based on conceptual analysis and empirical observations, among them a unique series of laboratory performance tests of several types of digital skills that are distinguished"-- Provided by publisher.

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