Digital literacy and e-skills: participation in the digital economy

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Author: Bowles, Marcus


This is the final report for the project commissioned by Innovation and Business Skills Australia (IBSA) to confirm and validate, through consultation with experts, existing and new skill sets and competencies fundamental to digital literacy. Digital literacy is defined as the ability to use information and communications technology (ICT) such as computers and the Internet. This underpins Australia’s capacity to provide individuals and groups with equity of access to social opportunity and for participation in the digital economy. The information contained in this report will assist IBSA...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Participation; Skills and knowledge; Literacy; Equity; Disadvantaged

Keywords: Skill needs; Competence; Technological literacy; Computer literacy; Internet; Knowledge society; Social inclusion

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Innovation and Business Skills Australia, 2013

Physical description: 63 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 112.677

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