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Definition of E-readiness

(noun) The level of knowledge or ability needed to understand and implement digital technology or information.

E-readiness Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: e read·i·ness

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /EE-rEd-ee-nuhs/
  • British English – /ee-rE-di-nis/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /i-ˈrɛdinəs/
  • British English – /iː-ˈrɛdɪnɪs/

Usage Notes

  • Plural: e-readinesses
  • E-readiness refers to the ability of not only an individual, but societies and nations as well.
  • Variant spelling:
    • e-Readiness
    • ereadiness

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Works Consulted

Griffiths, Heather, Nathan Keirns, Eric Strayer, Susan Cody-Rydzewski, Gail Scaramuzzo, Tommy Sadler, Sally Vyain, Jeff Bry, Faye Jones. 2016. Introduction to Sociology 2e. Houston, TX: OpenStax.

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation. (https://en.wikipedia.org/).

Cite the Definition of E-readiness

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “e-readiness.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved June 18, 2024 (https://sociologydictionary.org/e-readiness/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

e-readiness. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/e-readiness/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “e-readiness.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed June 18, 2024. https://sociologydictionary.org/e-readiness/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“e-readiness.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 18 Jun. 2024. <https://sociologydictionary.org/e-readiness/>.