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2017 Digital Literacy Impact Study: An NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief REPORT

, The New Media Consortium, United States ; , University of North Texas MIDEA, United States ; , Coastline College, United States

Abstract

The 2017 Digital Literacy Impact Study: An NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief uncovers the learner’s perspective of how digital literacy training influences work life after graduation. As a complement to the definitions and frameworks outlined in the 2017 strategic brief on digital literacy in higher education, this study examines digital literacy in action as learners enter the workforce. More than 700 recent graduates from 36 institutions responded to an NMC survey that addressed the experiences they gained at colleges and universities, and how their proficiencies or lack thereof have affected their careers. Funding for this independent research endeavor and publication was provided by Adobe.

Citation

Adams Becker, S., Pasquini, L.A. & Zentner, A. (2017). 2017 Digital Literacy Impact Study: An NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief. Austin, Texas: The New Media Consortium. (Volume 3.5, November 2017). Retrieved November 20, 2018 from .