Monday, 21 March 2011

'Digital Skills Divide' Emerging

A ScienceDaily article refferning to a Tufts University study that shows that while the "digital divide" may be narrowing in terms of access to the Internet, a significant "digital skills divide" is emerging.
Researchers suggest the digital skills divide should be addressed through training "to improve skills in evaluating search engines, choosing alternate keywords, and building searches from scratch" as well as training in evaluating sites for credibility and trustworthiness.

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