Cathie LeBlanc Notes

Category: Digital Literacy

Six Ways to Plan for Digital Literacies Learning

f literacy is “the ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, compute, and communicate using visual, audible, and digital materials across disciplines and in any context,” then instructional planning should include activities that teach skills (e.g., identifying relevant information in a range of texts or critically evaluating trustworthiness on the search engine results page), social practices…

Info-Enviromentalism

I call the pedagogy of teaching students how to improve our online information environments info-environmentalism. Like environmentalism, info-environmentalism requires a curriculum that can approach the challenge from multiple angles, providing students with understandings of various issues: How the economic incentives of ad-tech and e-commerce contribute to information pollution What social media companies can do to…