Digital Literacy

Unit 4

Introduction

Good news: There's no such thing as TMI when it comes to the Internet.

Bad news: There's no such thing as TMI when it comes to the Internet.

Yeah, it's a double-edged sword, but in this unit, we will explore what is going to help you make the most of the zillions of things digital media have to offer.

Your Digital Life in School

Being able to navigate the digital world effectively and efficiently is necessary for a successful academic life. This week's unit will cover the following skills:


  • Living the Google Life: Learn how Google Works. Understanding will help you use Google more effectively.
  • How to Evaluate a Website: Become aware of characteristics that make a website legit or shady!
  • Copyrights and Wrongs: Learn about digital ownership and be able to identify the difference between a copyright, creative commons, and public domain image.
  • In-class Activity - Key(words) to your Heart, Google Search Tips: get in the habit of using different strategies to narrow down their Google searches and make them more useful.

Alma - A Creepy/Wonderful Short Film

Alma