Digital Literacy Initiative

From easier access to information to establishing connections between what students learn and the work they’ll do after graduation, technology can powerfully affect learning. The Digital Literacy initiative prepares students for professional and post-graduate success by teaching them how to “think digitally” across a spectrum of courses while providing the technology to support digital learning.

Publications on the Initiative


From Written to Digital: The New Literacy

Digital Literacy and 21st-Century Success
In today’s world, college/university graduates come into contact with a quickly evolving range of technologies and have access to a wealth of information. Students can be more successful after graduation if they are digitally literate—having learned how to identify and create digital solutions, adapt to new tools, and discover more effective and efficient ways of doing things in their fields…Read More >


Edge: Showcase of Digital Student Work

Edge: Showcase of Digital Student Work
Growing out of the Digital Literacy Initiative, Edge showcases digital works by students.
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experience_blog_sqThe EXLAB provides resources for problem solving and collaboration. At EXLAB, students have access to the tools of the next digital revolution, from 3D printers that can help them create a custom model of a new idea, to sensors and micro-computers that allow them to interact with the “Internet of Things,” to software and virtual reality headsets for developing immersive educational and entertainment experiences.
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conferenceConference on Digital Literacy
The GSU Conference on Digital Literacy is a faculty-organized event for Georgia State University faculty, students, staff, and administrators from any discipline or department who want to learn more about using and implementing digital tools to enhance teaching and learning.
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