The Web is an environment where all people, anywhere in the world, have the potential to participate equally. It is a democratic platform that can allow humans to flourish on a scale never before seen. However, to make the most of this opportunity, we need a broad set of skills and competencies to read, write and participate on the Web effectively – these skills and competencies are referred to as Web and digital literacies.
This series of 6 learning units focuses on the above-mentioned Web and digital literacies. It has been designed to start you on your own journey towards digital liberation and participation. Practise is the most important aspect of improving one’s skills, and the activities in this series have been designed to provide you with a range of experiences in order to achieve exactly this.
This clip (hyperlinked or can be viewed below), featuring Steve Jobs (co-founder of Apple), will give you a hint of what you can expect from this series (Steve Jobs: Secrets of Life).