Friday, April 8, 2016

Faculty, Students Disagree on Digital Content Usage Savvy - Dian Schaffhauser, Campus Technology

In spite of seemingly unlimited sources of reusable multimedia content available online, digital literacy is still a struggle in higher education. A recent survey found that while 45 percent of students consider themselves as "highly digitally literate," only 14 percent of faculty would agree. Conversely, 49 percent of faculty say they're quite digitally literate, but only 23 percent of their students agree. Maybe both groups need more practice with multimedia. Nearly a third (31 percent) of faculty have assigned three or fewer projects to students that required them to create or include multimedia.

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