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Literacies for the 21st Century: Home

This subject guide provides access to the Library's key resources covering aspects of literacies essential for the 21st century.

Welcome

Information professionals need to make the connection between the traditional IL skills and the New Literacies or the 21st Century Literacies skills.

This guide provides a point of departure for finding resources on literacies essential for the 21st century and provides further avenues for self-exploration into this evolving topic.   

Explore the different resources contained in this guide as you plan your literacy training material or wish to know more about the topic.

This is a continual work-in progress and the author will welcome any constructive suggestions.   

It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.


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It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership
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Core authors writing about the emerging 21st century literacies

The following are a few selected authors who are writing about this topic. Should you be doing research, follow or collaborate with them via the links on their respective sites. 

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21st century Literacies

The above sourced from  All things learning-WordPress - Educational Literacy for the 21st Century  illustrates the essential 21st Century literacies and fluencies. 

Literacy in its broadest sense is an ever-evolving topic as you will see as you read more:

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