What does competence and confidence with current technology mean? 

At the University of Brighton Digital Literacy is described as “Competence and confidence with current technology and the ability to keep up to date by evaluating the appropriateness of new technology and acquiring new skills as necessary”. 

As part of a session at the annual Learning and Teaching Conference 2016 I asked this question and these are some of the responses. 



From this snapshot view it seems that some key issues are around using multiple technologies at the same time, and around communication, with colleagues, friends or students. This sparks off a whole series of thoughts about what this could mean for understanding how to support people’s use of digital literacies. I’ll be thinking some more about this…..

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