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Digital Literacy SKills Redux

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Seth Godin has a post called " The Growing Productivity Divide " where he lists some basic digital literacy skills that incorporate social media tools. Digital or Internet literacy skills are nothing new - my first introduction was over ten years when Doug Johnson developed the Mankato Scale. I used to teach " Digital Literacy Workshops " in 1997 to introduce Web 1.0 skills to artists and educators.

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2021 Funding & Grant Resources For Women’s Empowerment Organizations

Kindful

Their funding priorities focus on the following areas of interest: financial literacy, workforce development, micro finance, entrepreneurship, leadership skills, and formal education.

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Funding & Grant Resources For Women’s Empowerment Organizations

Bloomerang

Their funding priorities focus on the following areas of interest: financial literacy, workforce development, micro finance, entrepreneurship, leadership skills, and formal education.

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The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation: Build Staff Expertise and Reduce Information Overload

NTEN

The museum curator does research, is an expert in the particular artistic style, selects the best examples, puts them together in an exhibit, provides important context with annotation on the labels, and so on. One 21st century work place literacy is sense-making of information together and alone. This skill is called “Transdisciplinarity,” or the ability to understand and translate concepts across multiple disciplines, another 21st century skill.

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One Web. For All.

NTEN

For All. -- is all about digital inclusion, digital literacy, and working to close the many digital divides we face in our global society. OneWebDay organizers will call attention to efforts that work to ensure that anyone who wants it has access to the Internet and the skills they need to engage, powerfully. In San Diego, they're throwing a dance party and featuring a VJ/video performance artist who will mash up the OneWebDay logo with compelling imagery.

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Ask Britt: How can I combine the creative arts with social impact?

Have Fun - Do Good

Our web site serves as an international resource for anyone interested in the healing potential of art, especially environmentalists, social activists, artists, art professionals, health care practitioners, and those challenged by illness. Art in Action Youth Leadership Training " Art in Action Youth Leadership Program uplifts and transforms the lives of young artists impacted by violence and poverty.

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4 Things Non-Designers Should Know About Graphic Design

Tech Soup Blog

These days, people often share images that communicate a wealth of nuanced information (rather than relying on words), and visual literacy is becoming a requirement. Many artists like to keep a collection of some sort that reminds them of concepts or designs they really like, so that they can use them later as a source for inspiration. Designers use these sites to brush up on skills and learn from the masters. The future is a visual one.

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Is it time for a Social Reporter?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My first online community builder/facilitator job was with Arts Wire, an online network for artists, that used a unix-based, text-based online discussion software. Arts Wire, a project of NYFA, was originally intended to be a place for artists from all over the country to meet, exchange ideas, and talk about their work via the Internet. into gaining web social (networking) skills. yes, the tools are easy, but skills probably take some time to develop and hone.

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The Participatory Nonprofit?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

These teens are actively involved what Jenkins calls "participatory culture" - a culture with relatively low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement, strong support for creating and sharing one's creations, and some type of informal mentorship whereby what is known by the most experienced is passed along to novices. Some argue that young people acquire these key skills by interacting with popular culture. The skill set: Play ???

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Weaving the Web Into Teaching and Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Starting way back in 1995-96 when the web was just starting to explode with content, I focused a lot on searching skills, information literacy skills, how to organize and retrieve your finds, etc. At least for artists/arts educators. Emily at Emily's World offers her thoughts about "Integrating Web Sites into Teaching." " She asks: "As a web designer, I am very interested in the future of educational websites.

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