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4 Ways Digital Literacy Enhances Education

Adobe Blog – 3.18.19 (3.14.19)

A recent Pew Research Center study found that just 17 percent of adult learners are “confident in their ability to use digital tools to pursue learning.” Students and educators need to feel confident in their digital skills so educators can help students be better prepared for the modern economy.

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3 Reasons Students Need to Develop Digital Literacy

Adobe Blog – 3.15.19 (3.14.19)

Fourth Industrial Revolution is well on its way, where artificial intelligence and the internet of things connects everything from doorbells to kitchen appliances. And in the now decades-long digital age, technology keeps advancing: iPhones, apps, social media, cryptocurrency, and on and on. Statista estimates in 2020 there will be 2.87 billion smartphone users, up from 1.57 billion in 2014; and in the 10 years between 2010 and 2020, social media users are expected to triple. So it’s fair to say that students are very familiar with digital devices and incorporating technology into their everyday lives. In fact, 81 percent of adults feel confident in their ability to “use the internet and other communications devices to keep up with information demands” in their life.

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All of Us: Why We Cannot Separate Diversity and Inclusion

Adobe Blog – 3.12.19 (3.11.19)

Just ahead of National Women’s Month, six of our Adobe leaders served as delegates to The MAKERS Conference, joining 600 other leaders in critical conversations about gender at work. This year’s conference theme was #AllOfUs, the message being that it takes every individual, both men and women, to drive positive change for women in society.

We talked to Nan Guo, Adobe’s senior director of engineering in Ad Systems, about her takeaways from the event, why diversity is critical to our success, and how we can all work together to make a difference.

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with These 16 Artists

Adobe Blog – 3.9.19 (3.8.19)

This International Women’s Day, discover the work of 16 global artists who embody the spirit of the holiday by uplifting and empowering women. Representing diverse backgrounds from all over the world, these women share one thing in common: their dedication to supporting women and sharing their stories through art. We are thrilled to share their work. And this day is about them, so without further ado, let’s meet the artists.

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