"According to the 2018 EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 95% of undergraduate students own a smartphone and 91% own a laptop. This near-ubiquitous ownership of these devices might suggest that digital literacy is mainstream, but just because students own digital devices does not mean that they've developed digital literacy."—Source: EDUCAUSE Review
WHY THIS MATTERS:
Just because a student owns a digital device doesn't mean they have a high level of digital literacy. EDUCAUSE Review delves into how institutions can support initiatives that help make the right connections.