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  1. Apr 2018
    1.    The definition of digital rights and responsibilities is having the right and freedom to use all types of digital technology while using the technology in an acceptable and appropriate manner. As a user of digital technology, you also have the right to privacy and the freedom of personal expression.

      Sums up the definition of digital citizenship.

    1. . Unfortunately, many users have not been taught how to make appropriate decisions when faced with so many different digital communication options.

      This leads straight to trouble and perhaps court cases, as slander, bullying, smear campaigns, threats, hacking, etc are commonplace when they are not taught digital etiquette.

  2. Mar 2018
    1. with the average U.S. college student now spending $1200 each year on textbooks and other course materials on top of tuition,

      This is an extreme cost, and this was written in 2015 so fees have only sky rockted since then, which makes OpenStax an amazing resource for students needing textbooks.

    1. Millennial students seem to prefer badging and certificate programs to traditional bachelor’s degrees

      Students are searching for alternative credits which add to their degrees or perhaps help in some way when they graduate.

    1. MOOC provider offering career education and prepartion courses and provides skill set education.

  3. www.edx.org www.edx.org
    1. Mooc website I currently use myself. The selection of courses is triple those of other website offering free courses.

    1. (inserting false, defamatory or biased statements into biographies) have attracted publicity.[2][3]

      Always double check sources, as using one bad source can discredit anything it's used on. This also basically sums up the entire article and is evidence of why digital literacy is so imperative.

    1. “Scholarly inquiry requires analyzing information for credibility and understanding if an online resource is primary, secondary or irrelevant,” Pasquini writes.

      Digital literacy assists with this, being able to see if a source is credible, by fact checking with other sources as well.

    2. “We need to change the conversation from one of abstinence to intelligent information consumption

      Henceforth, the importance of digital literacy, summed up in a basic sentence, especially when dealing with Wikipedia.

    1. Accuracy The goal of the accuracy test is to assure that the information is actually correct: up to date, factual, detailed, exact, and comprehensive.

      Accuracy is the single most important thing you can find online, although it's almost impossible. One bad source can discredit an entire report/paper/essay as it bleeds through with misinformation and non-credible sources.