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Digital dieting : from information obesity to intellectual fitness

Author: Tara Brabazon
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2013.
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Without the skills of media and information literacy, students and citizens wade through low quality online information that fills their day yet does not enable intellectual challenge, imagination and questioning. Digital Dieting: From information obesity to intellectual fitness probes the social, political and academic difficulties in managing large quantities of low quality information. But this book does not  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Brabazon, Tara.
Digital dieting.
Farnham, Surrey, UK England : Ashgate, [2013]
(DLC) 2013002722
(OCoLC)827119990
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tara Brabazon
ISBN: 9781472409386 1472409388 9781472409393 1472409396 9781299938847 1299938841
OCLC Number: 856929550
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 333 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Digital detox --
From information obesity to digital dieting --
Take the red pill: a new matrix of literacy --
Mayhem, magic, movement and methods: teaching and learning about hearing and listening --
Learning to leisure? When social media becomes educational media --
The iPad effect: conspicuous consumption and wasted learning --
Note to self: note taking and the control of information --
Dead media: know when to fold 'em--
know when to run --
Conclusion: Digital fitness.
Responsibility: Tara Brabazon.
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