Digital Literacy and Application of Numeracy

 

Digital Literacy:

 

Digital literacies are those capabilities which fit an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society.

 

http://www.jiscinfonet.ac.uk/infokits/ (HE and FE information site) has produced a useful 'infokit' on developing digital literacies, information and link below:

 

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Examples of how the skill can be developed: 

  • Working on spread sheets for coursework
  • Putting together reports
  • Creating a web blog
  • Power point presentation
  • Sending and managing emails through Outlook
  • Being able to work on other ICT software
  • Work on various online library catalogues and databases like lib-guides

 

Application of Numeracy:

Manipulation of numbers, general mathematical awareness and its application to practical contexts e.g. estimating, spotting rogue figures

 

 

 

Examples of how the skill can be developed:

  • Volunteering and raising/managing funds
  • Managing an account as a treasurer in a student club or society
  • Organising an event and managing funds
  • Handling cash, balancing till receipts and making monetary calculations in part time work (e.g. working in retail)

 

Find out more about these skills:

 

MindTools.com
Skills and competencies for graduates on the TARGETJobs website

 
 
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(Choose a skill below to find out the wide range of opportunities which you can participate to further improve them)
 

 

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