The state of digital literacy in Canada: a literature review

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Author: Hadziristic, Tea


There is a growing recognition around the world of the importance of digital literacy in preparing students, workers, and citizens for an increasingly digital 21st century. This literature review focuses on digital literacy as it pertains to the changing nature of work, drawing upon Canadian and international research and best practices in order to define digital literacy, the skills it comprises, and its importance. These sources have pulled insights mainly from educational and pedagogical research and work on technology and the economy. The literature review provides information about:...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Literacy; Skills and knowledge; Research; Employment; Economics; Equity

Keywords: Technological literacy; Computer literacy; Knowledge economy; Competence; Literature review; Skill analysis; Skill needs; Employability; Workplace change; Equal opportunity

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Toronto, Ontario: Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship, 2017

Physical description: 67 p.

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Resource type: Working paper

Call number: TD/TNC 128.203

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