IJFANS International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences

ISSN PRINT 2319 1775 Online 2320-7876

Digital Literacy Skills and Online Education: A Comprehensive Review

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Dr. Durgaprasad Navulla* Dr.N.Bindu Madhavi**
» doi: 10.48047/IJFANS/11/S6/017


comprehensive review paperexamines the crucial relationship between online learning and digital literacy. It is crucial to comprehend the role that digital literacy in Online Education, in view of the increasing prominence of Online Education. The study provides a comprehensive analysis of this concept by synthesizing a wide range of academic literature, reports, and empirical research. The definition and classification of digital literacy abilities, which include communication skills, media literacy, information literacy, and critical thinking in the digital sphere, are covered in the first section of the study. It explores the importance of these abilities in the context of online education, highlighting the effects they have on student achievement, engagement, and academic success.The study also looks at the different methods and techniques used to help online learners improve their digital literacy. These strategies include instructional methodologies, digital resources, teacher preparation, and curriculum design. The efficacy of these tactics and their capacity to close the digital gap—which may impede equal access to online education—are evaluated in this research. The review also discusses the difficulties and barriers that come with digital literacy in online learning, such as problems with internet access, privacy issues, and the digital divide. It also looks at how having a solid understanding of digital literacy may help students to understand of the vast amount of information available online, assess digital content critically, and participate appropriately in online communities. The study's conclusion emphasizes the importance of a comprehensive approach to digital literacy in online education and the implications of the examined literature for institutions, educators, and policymakers. By illuminating the complex processes that affect effective online learning, this review study adds to the continuing conversation about the connection between digital literacy abilities and online education. It is an invaluable tool for scholars, instructors, and legislators who want to maximize digital literacy in the backdrop of online learning.

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