If you will be at ALA Annual in New Orleans you should attend!
Digital Literacy Portal Launch in the Networking Uncommons Convention Center
Date: Saturday 06/25/2011 Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Sponsored by: NTIA, IMLS, and ALA
WHAT: Roundtable discussion on NTIA’s DigitalLiteracy.gov
WHO: American Library Association Washington Office, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, and Institute of Museum and Library Services
WHEN: 12:15 p.m.; Saturday, June 25, 2011
WHERE: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Networking Uncommons (Lobby Level 1)
Do you teach digital literacy skills at your library? Whether you teach the basics or hold classes on Web 2.0, there is a new resource for you to use– and a place to add your own content– Digitalliteracy.gov. Hear how Digitalliteracy.gov can help you plan and design your classes. Learn how you can contribute your own resources. See how you can collaborate with peers.
Join Tony Wilhelm (NTIA), Susan Hildreth (IMLS), and Emily Sheketoff (ALA) in a roundtable discussion and interactive session about the portal.
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the American Library Association’s (ALA) Washington Office will hold a roundtable discussion about DigitalLiteracy.gov at 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2011, during the ALA’s Annual Conference in New Orleans. DigitalLiteracy.gov is a new online portal that brings together online learning tools, curriculum, job skills training and a host of other resources.
The program will include a question-and-answer session. Media and bloggers are encouraged to participate.
Media and bloggers planning to attend should contact Jenni Terry, press officer to the ALA Washington Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read more about the Digital Literacy Portal
- ALA collaborates with NTIA to launch, enhance DigitalLiteracy.gov
- New National Digital Literacy Portal
- Partnership with NTIA Bolsters Libraries’ Leading Role in Digital Literacy, Workforce Development
- Department of Commerce seeking input from librarians for new digital literacy portal
- ALA Washington Office to host roundtable with NTIA on new digital literacy portal