May 27, 2022

“7 Things You Should Know About… Digital Literacies”: A New Brief From the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative

The seven questions answered in this (and all) “7 Things You Should Know About…” briefs are:

1. What is it?

2. How does it work?

3. Who’s doing it?

4. Why is it significant?

5. What are the downsides?

6. Where is it going?

7. What are the implications for teaching and learning? As society’s understanding of technology broadens and

Direct to Full Text: “7 Things You Should Know About… Digital Literacies”
2 pages (approx. 1560 words); PDF.

See Also: 7 Things You Should Know About …  Digital Badges (June 2019)
2 pages; PDF.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.