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Digital Skills: Unlocking the Information Society
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DIGITAL SKILLS: UNLOCKING THE INFORMATION SOCIETY

HARDBACK BY VAN DIJK, PROFESSOR JAN A. G. M.; VAN DEURSEN, ALEXANDER

£89.99

ISBN
9781137437020
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
 
 
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PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
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FORMAT
HARDBACK
PAGES
187 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
10 JUL 2014

DESCRIPTION

The first book to systematically discuss the skills and literacies needed to use digital media, particularly the Internet, van Dijk and van Deursen's clear and accessible work distinguishes digital skills, analyzes their roles and prevalence, and offers solutions from individual, educational, sociological, and policy perspectives.

CONTENTS

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