Technology in the Development and Teaching of a Literacy Program for XXI Century Education

Technology in the Development and Teaching of a Literacy Program for XXI Century Education

John Munro (The University of Melbourne, Australia) and Elena Verezub (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-599-5.ch006
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Abstract

A key capacity in twenty-first century markets is being able to convert information to knowledge. This information is frequently a written form in e-text contexts. Individuals able to read, comprehend, and execute the information more effectively can use more efficiently the resources available in the marketplace. The study examined the influence of teaching individuals to read and comprehend hypertext. Its findings contribute to advancement of knowledge in this area and indicate ways in which individuals can improve their capacity to convert e-text to knowledge.

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