Sunday, October 01, 2006

Ensuring the Net Generation Is Net Savvy

Ensuring the Net Generation Is Net Savvy. George Lorenzo has written a white paper relatiing to information literacy for the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative. George interveiwed over 50 people in writing this white paper. Two more white papers ars sheduled to be posted in the near future on information literacy as well.

From the abstract:

Net Gen students may know the Internet, but they are not necessarily "net savvy." Exposed to huge quantities and multiple formats of information online, they are constantly challenged to sort valid from inaccurate information. Moreover, students are creating information, not just consuming it. This paper explores the challenges students face online in effectively finding information, using technology, and thinking critically.

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