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Digital Literacies for Writing in Social Media | DMLcentral

November 8, 2011

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The question we are faced with, then, is this: how do we prepare our students to write effectively in environments that don’t yet exist? While I’m sure there is more to add to this list, I suggest that there are three domains of literacy that, if students become aware of them, will prepare them for new digital writing environments. Namely, students should be aware of the speed of digital communications and the types of interactions that speed encourages, the ways in which digital writing environments preserve and provide access to data, and how writing technologies manage the divide between public and private.
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