Why is Digital Literacy Critical for the Future?
Digital Literacy is a lifelong learning process of capacity building for using digital technology, communication tools and/or networks in creating, accessing, analyzing, managing, integrating, evaluating, and communicating information in order to function in a knowledge based economy and society. These resources are "futures" oriented and encourage users to think about technological changes and the impact on education and employment.
The Economic Impact of Entertainment Software
The Entertainment Software Association estimated that computer and video game sales grew to over $12 billion in 2009 and more than 68 percent of all American households play computer or video games. The average age of a game player is 35 years and 40 percent of all game players are women. Sixty-three percent of parents believe games are a positive part of their children’s lives.