What’s new in the second edition of the MLA Guide to Digital Literacy?
The second edition of one of the MLA’s best-selling classroom guides helps students understand why digital literacy is a crucial skill for their education, future careers, and participation in democracy. Offering practical guidance for assessing information online, this guide provides students with the tools to locate reliable sources among the clickbait and viral videos that pervade the web. The chart below gives a head-to-head comparison of the two editions. Preorder your copy of the second edition now!
|MLA Guide to Digital Literacy, 2nd edition (2022)||MLA Guide to Digital Literacy, 1st edition (2019)|
|Understanding algorithms, bots, filters, visual manipulation||✓||✓|
|Understanding algorithmic bias||✓ plus a new lesson plan on how algorithmic bias works|
|Online searching and research; finding primary sources||✓||✓|
|Inclusive search and citation; digital tools for managing sources||✓|
|Analyzing data visualizations||✓|
|Understanding user biases||✓||✓|
|Evaluating the reliability of sources||✓ plus a new reading||✓|
|Composing in digital spaces||✓|
|Customizing filters and algorithms to control your online experiences||✓||✓|