Foundations of Science

, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 401–404 | Cite as

ICT Literacy: A Technical or Non-technical Issue?

  • Joris VliegheEmail author


In this short reply to Riis’ paper I first deal with his perceptive defence of ICT literacy, to which I fully subscribe, showing how his ideas might gain from highlighting the ‘technical’ dimensions involved in literacy practices. Second, this will allow me to make some comments regarding the curricular and organizational aspects of contemporary (school) education, which forms the largest part of his paper. My main line of criticism towards Riis’ paper is that I defend a ‘technical’ rather than a ‘non-technical’ account of digital literacy.


Education Digitization ICT literacy Bernard Stiegler 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Education StudiesLiverpool Hope UniversityLiverpoolUK

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