Why would readers prefer to forage the Web rather than use a well-structured book? The Web has a wider scope than any book and Google returns information faster than a trip to the bookshelf or the library.
Strong text on the nature of web literacy. And why many digitlal literacy courses have an inefficient approach.
A web literate person finds the original source of the claim and then asks the web what it knows about the source. All this other stuff is mostly beside the point.
Caulfield, Mike.. 2017. “How ‘News Literacy’ Gets the Web Wrong”. Hapgood. maart 4. https://
But I maintain that the digital content that will remain durable on the web, outside of the heroic work done for us, at no cost to us, by the Internet Archive, is majorly the ones maintained, cared for by individuals, and largely in the digital spaces they pay for and manage themselves.
Why? Individuals have a deep stake in their work. Repositories, institutions? The stake varies with politics, staff turnover, leadership fetishes.
Viva the individual.
Anatomy for First Year Computing and IT Students http://
Why lectures still work http://
"citing sentences rather than sources" - Students and digital sources http://
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Mountains are brushes, the oceans are ink,
Heaven and earth are the case preserving the sutras,
Each stroke of a character contains everything in the universe.