New social media literacies is best to be considered as social skills rather than autonomous user technical knowledge about how to use modern web 2.0 tools. However it is still midnight at Palermo… Schools in Greece are still trying to educate students in modern ICT technology, ignoring that the essential point is cultivating social skills to navigate in the virtual sphere. So school’s lessons are becoming more and more irrelevant to the modern reality and consequently more and more boring. Education always failed to educate the inquiring mind while succeeding to educate mathematicias, engineers, linguistics. Today the question is whether school will manage to educate the collective, social and inquiring inteligence. Should we be optimistic?
March 28, 2009
Social Media literacies as Social Skills…
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