Watch: Should higher ed help cultivate digital literacy?
The growing vulnerabilities to hacking and data breaches has many pushing for more digital literacy in higher education. CIO of The College of Westchester, Kelly Walsh, recently wrote in strong support of more digital literacy. Though students’ openness on the internet has led to better and more diverse learning, it makes students vulnerable to attacks. IT knowledge is becoming more valuable in executive searches as making college campuses digital strongholds grows as a concern. The implications of a digitally illiterate campus can risk public safety, finances, and the viability of colleges globally.