(noun) The level of knowledge or ability needed to understand and implement digital technology or information.
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “e-readiness.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved January 21, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/e-readiness/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
e-readiness. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/e-readiness/
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Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “e-readiness.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed January 21, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/e-readiness/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“e-readiness.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 21 Jan. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/e-readiness/>.