Wednesday, October 22, 2014

‘Silent Dilemma’ in Digital Skills Divide

"Nearly a third of Americans have trouble navigating the Internet, says one researcher...
A new challenge is emerging from the cracks of the digital divide: digital readiness — helping those who have Internet access, but lack the skills to use it effectively. And librarians could play a huge role in turning the tide, some experts say.

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  • According to the article, what problems are facing Americans, and why are they important to deal with now?
  • What are the possible repercussions of not addressing these growing issues?
  • What solutions have been proposed?
  • What will you do to address this problem, personally?