Digital skills: unlocking the information society

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Digital Skills systematically discusses the skills or literacies needed in the use of digital media, primarily computers and the Internet. Following the work of van Dijk's The Deepening Divide: Inequality in the Information Society, it uses conceptual analysis and empirical observations to show what digital skills are, how they are distributed, how skill inequalities develop, and how these inequalities can be remedied by designers, educators, policymakers, and different types of Internet users
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan Ltd.
Number of pages204
ISBN (Print)9781137437020
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameDigital education and learning
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan


  • METIS-304888
  • IR-91666

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