Digital Literacies


Elements Definitions Competencies
Access Knowing where and how to collect and/or retrieve information. Search, find, and retrieve information in digital environments
Manage Applying an existing organizational or classification scheme. Conduct a rudimentary and preliminary organization of accessed information for retrieval and future applications.
Integrate Interpreting and representing information - summarizing, comparing, and contrasting. Interpret and represent information by using ICT tools to synthesize, summarize, compare, and contrast information from multiple sources.
Evaluate Making judgments about the quality, relevance, usefulness, or efficiency of information. Judge the currency, appropriateness, and adequacy of information and information sources for a specific purpose (including determining authority, bias, and timelines of materials).
Create Generating information by adapting, applying, designing, inventing, or authoring information. Adapt, apply, design, or invent information in ICT environments (to describe an event, express an opinion, or support a basic argument, viewpoint or position).
Communicate Communicate information persuasively to meet needs of various audiences through use of an appropriate medium. Communicate, adapt, and present information properly in its context (audience, media) in ICT environments and for a peer audience. The audience could be a global audience with web 2.0 technologies, for example Blogs or Wikis
Collaborate Generating ideas and opinions which can be shared with peers & teachers. Using online tools, ideas can be shared and explored. This can lead to fertile exchanges and develop deeper learning experiences.