209 final study - comm 209 final study guide 19:56:00 Chapter 10 Digital literacy p 211 The ability to understand and use information in a variety

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04/05/2008 19:56:00 Chapter 10 Digital literacy- p. 211 The ability to understand and use information in a variety of formats from a  number of sources when information is presented through computers. Information literacy is the ability to become an effective consumer of  information. It involves learning how to use computer tools, and research  tools and to develop critical thinking skills.  Computer assisted instruction CAI- using the computer as a tutor or drill instructor Things to do to prepare to take a MUD-based course- p. 217 Changing roles of students and teachers in virtual universities- p. 219 In traditional classroom, focus is on teacher In cmc focus is equal Students must assume more responsibility Lurkers People who do not participate in online discussion groups Web cheating and plagarism Plagarism is using someone else’s words without proper citation or using a  paper written by another person.  In a university context, plagiarism includes  failure to use proper quotation marks and citations in reports, using a  ghostwriter to write a paper, and cutting and pasting paragraphs from articles  and piecing them together.  Chapter 11 Definition of internet communities and virtual communities Internet communities are collections of individuals who use computers,  software, and other means to discuss common interests through the network.  The rules of behavior that were established by the original Internet community  of scientists, researchers, and technologists are still being used by many  online communities today Virtual communities are informational and emotional support groups that form  the same type of bonds as geographic communities by sharing human  experiences. Telepresence
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209 final study - comm 209 final study guide 19:56:00 Chapter 10 Digital literacy p 211 The ability to understand and use information in a variety

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