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  1. Sep 2017
    1. Digital literacy is not about the skills of using technologies, but how we use our judgment to maintain awareness of what we are reading and writing, why we are doing it, and whom we are addressing.

      Significant when discussing digital literacies as being mindful and alert/aware is a crucial aspect.

    2. digital skills would include showing students how to download images from the Internet and insert them into PowerPoint slides or webpages. Digital literacy would focus on helping students choose appropriate images, recognize copyright licensing, and cite or get permissions, in addition to reminding students to use alternative text for images to support those with visual disabilities.

      Clear example when representing the difference between digital skills and digital literacy, as it conveys that both terms have distinctive goals and purposes.

    3. When is it best to do a Google search versus ask a question on Twitter? Why would students tweet to a particular hashtag or person versus another? When they tweet to people from another country in another time zone, what kind of context do they need to consider? What should they add, remove, or modify in order to communicate better?

      This is significant because it portrays the importance of highlighting the different platforms being used depending on the task. Nowadays many people consider social media as a package, resulting in an excess of information regarding the individual, literally all over the internet.