February 12, 2012Blog Archives
The goal of digital competence: be skilled at finding, evaluating, creating and effectively using information and transfer these skills to the workplace and personal life. Competency areas: visual literacy, new media literacy, information fluency, and information competency.
We can’t look at our learners as either in or out of a highly technically skilled group based simply on their age. As a learning and development professional, you know how to assess learners skills, knowledge and attitudes – and looking at their age isn’t it.
There’s something unusually satisfying about a book edited by one of us – for us. The topics are the kind of things we’d share with each other if we all worked at the same company or sat in the same office building…..but we don’t have that co-location luxury. This book brings all of us together in the same room (intellectually, at least) to show and teach each other our best tips and tricks.
The purpose of this article is to summarize and include feedback from professionals and students on what knowledge, skills or attitudes are needed for a learning professional to be considered competent in the use of Virtual Worlds as a learning tool.
If you are new to Twitter and would like to find tweets on a subject that interests you, there are a few different ways to find them. This article will cover searching with hashtags or keywords and saving those searches for future use. The next article on this subject will explore using an alerts service to … Continue Reading