Computer literacy

Report

13 Dec 2018
43

This report shows that national student performance in ICT literacy has remained stable, compared to the previous sample assessments held in 2014.

Working paper

20 Sep 2017
744

This working paper is the first publication from a project looking at the role of vocational education and training (VET) in supporting the growing need for digital skills in the Australian workforce.

Evaluation

5 Jul 2016
21

Participants were taken step by step through the process of creating their own simple 2D videogame, learning the basics of coding, computational thinking, and digital game design. The workshops were free and drew 426 people across the seven locations. 85% of participants completed an online...

Position paper

20 Jun 2016
211

The Australian Computer Society, – the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector – has released its Federal Election Manifesto, identifying five key policy areas that must be addressed if Australia is to secure its economic future in the information age.

1. Digital skills...

Commentary

Article

23 Nov 2015
240

Digital inclusion ensures that no one is left behind as we move towards an increasingly digital future. For Social Inclusion Week 2015, we thought we'd outline why digital inclusion is vital for all Australians.

While many of us have smartphones and access to the...

Policy

6 Oct 2015
26

As our economy responds to technological change, it is vital all Australians are skilled to be able to participate, to secure jobs today and well into the future.

Digital proficiency will be a foundation skill, as important as reading and numeracy. It will increasingly...

Conference paper

28 Apr 2014
48

Abstract:

The extent of transformation of education by integration of ICT appears not to match that in other sectors. More effective preparation of teachers is widely assumed to be part of any solution, leading to interest in what knowledge, skills and dispositions are required...

Report

23 Nov 2013
150

This paper offers a snapshot of the current state of media literacy programs.

Introduction

In 2009 and 2010, people coming and going in a collection of public places in Ukraine saw an unusual set of electronic billboards. “The person who uncovers that...

Journal article

23 May 2013
240

Abstract: In today's hypermedia landscape, youth and young adults are increasingly using social media platforms, online aggregators and mobile applications for daily information use. Communication educators, armed with a host of free, easy-to-use online tools, have the ability to create dynamic approaches to teaching and...

Literature review

1 Mar 2012
259

The purpose of this review is to investigate the key issues surrounding young people and ICT in the context of social connectedness, engagement and education. Our review has led to an identification of gaps in knowledge and the development of research questions for further enquiry....

Report

8 Dec 2011
473

This is the largest annual gathering of communications knowledge in Australia. It gives a springboard to serious thinking and data about the state of media, telecommunications and the Internet. One strength of the Forum is the depth of analysis, criticism and research offered by professional...

Transcript

8 Dec 2011
791

The potentially looming 'digital participation gap' in Australia requires concerted efforts to ensure that poor, remote and vulnerable communities in Australia are not actively included in the fast internet roll-out.

This paper discusses the potentially looming 'digital participation gap' in Australia, if concerted efforts...

Discussion paper

18 Oct 2011
334

This paper seeks to start discussion how government, industry and the community can work together to address the challenges and risks arising from greater digital engagement.

The result of this conversation will be the release of Australia’s first Cyber White Paper in the first...

Report

29 Apr 2011
182

The report is designed to give an accessible overview of media literacy among children and young people aged 5-15 and their parents/carers in the UK. The report is based on two waves of research, conducted in spring and autumn 2010. Where possible, within the sample...

Report

15 Dec 2010
31

This is the largest annual gathering of communications knowledge in Australia. It gives a springboard to serious thinking and data about the state of media, telecommunications and the Internet. One strength of the Forum is the depth of analysis, criticism and research offered by professional...

Literature review

9 Oct 2009
37

This UK review aims to provide a critical introduction to the policies and research on the subjects of digital literacy and digital participation, seeking to show what they mean for classroom practice.

Aimed at teachers and practitioners, especially those involved in continuing professional development...

Report

5 Oct 2009
277

This qualitative research report focuses on non-use and limited use of internet and mobile phones by adult Australians.

It provides an understanding of explaining factors such as lack of skills, motivation or economic circumstances, and how the digital media literacy of these groups might...

Journal article

19 Mar 2009
39

Digital Literacy has become one of the main competences in the 21st century. Without being able to use digital media effectively and responsibly the chances on the global market are very low. Nowadays more than 250 million Europeans are regular visitors to the Internet. Yet...

Guide

17 Nov 2008
33

This document is a code of best practices that helps educators using media literacy concepts and techniques to interpret the copyright doctrine of fair use. Fair use is the right to use copyrighted material without permission or payment under some circumstances?especially when the cultural or...

Report

15 Nov 2008
27

This is the largest annual gathering of communications knowledge in Australia. It gives a springboard to serious thinking and data about the state of media, telecommunications and the Internet. One strength of the Forum is the depth of analysis, criticism and research offered by professional...

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