Digital Literacy

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Wiley, Apr 3, 1998 - Computers - 276 pages
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"Readers leery of ramping onto the information highway and surfers suffering Internet overload will value the solid advice supplied by Gilster." --Booklist.

"Paul Gilster's intelligent, sobering look at the Internet is a breath of fresh air." --Amazon.com

"This book sheds light on the skills that Web surfers need to separate the digital garbage from the golden nuggets of good data. It's a good place to start for adult newcomers to the information highway." --Courant

Now in paper! Digital Literacy provides Internet novices with the basic thinking skills and core competencies they'll need to thrive in an interactive environment so fundamentally different from passive media.

PAUL GILSTER (Raleigh, North Carolina) is the author of The Web Navigator and Finding It on the Internet which have sold over 200,000 copies.

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Gilster's latest book is meant to equip Internet users with core competencies and thinking skills. In eight chapters the author, a regular columnist for Carolina Computer News and a contributor to ... Read full review

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not including a list, but focusing on the reading and writing of meaning is very important for the definition to be universally applicable. many have found that problematic, i find it refreshing. Read full review

Contents

The Nature
15
An Internet Day
49
Content Evaluation
87
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

PAUL GILSTER is a professional writer who discovered the power and potential of the Internet early on. He has shared his considerable insight and ability to transform technobabble into a language we all can understand and speak--with users around the world.

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