Benefits of Technological Literacy


In a world permeated by technology, an individual can function more effectively if he or she is familiar with and has a basic understanding of technology. A higher level of technological literacy in the population would have a number of benefits, for individuals and for the society as a whole.
  1. Improving Decision Making
  2. Increasing Citizen Participation
  3. Supporting a Modern Workforce
  4. Enhancing Social Well-Being
  5. Narrowing the Digital Divide

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1. Choose one of the benefits and explain why technology would improve our society.

2. Think of another way in which technologically literate citizens would improve our society. Give examples.

3. Can you define "technological literacy" now? Use your own words.

4. Look at JJ`s assigment on the Evolution of Technology and follow the suggested activities.