"The assertion of digital literacy for any person or group is always provisional. Digital literacy is an ongoing and dynamic process – it is not a threshold which, once achieved, guarantees familiarity with the digital for ever after; it is rather a temporary achievement which will be good as long as the current environment does not change. It is also dependent on the needs of the situation; when those needs change, what constitutes digital literacy for that situation may well change. Maintenance of digital literacy is therefore ongoing; it is necessary to return again and again to the well of digital competence (whose contents are themselves changing as technology evolves) to acquire the competence needed to succeed in the life-situation, whether it be learning, work or leisure. . . . Digital literacy is a condition, not a threshold."
Allan Martin, "A European Framework for Digital Literacy," Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy 1 (February 2006), https://www.idunn.no/dk/2006/02/a_european_framework_for_digital_literacy.
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