Saturday, 10 December 2016

Fake News, Social Media & Censorship


There is a storm coming, it's a big one, and we better pay attention or we won't be prepared.

Censorship is "...the suppression of free speech, public communication or other information which may be considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, politically incorrect or inconvenient as determined by governments, media outlets, authorities or other groups or institutions." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Censorship

Monday, 5 December 2016

Digital Literacy, Rule 41 & Hacking


I recently taught a 6.5-hour lesson delivering the Level 2 qualification in Essential Skills Digital Literacy. That was the first of five lessons; yes, it was a long time to lecture, but necessary.
 
I admit, I enjoyed it. It felt good to be ‘teaching’ again with high-level learners who are actively engaged.
 

Application of Knowledge: Digital Literacy Skills Checklist

Knowledge is really about the accumulation of facts and ideas that we acquire through study, research, investigation, observation, or exp...