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Friday, March 2, 2012

Digital literacy: Are social media skills required for success?

Interesting article about the impact of social media on employee skill expectations and the rise of social media training programs. 

Pamela Tate, president and chief executive of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, based in Chicago, said digital literacy, including understanding social networking, is now a required skill. They are essential skills that are needed to operate in the world and in the workplace,” she said. “And people will either need to learn through formal training or through their networks or they will feel increasingly left out.”

and social media/skills and the digital divide :

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