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ERIC Number: EJ1230526
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Digital Literacy and the ICT Curriculum
Thompson, Kirsten
BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, v8 n1 p10-13 2016
The paper explores the reasons for investing in the digital literacy and education of students. It argues that an ICT curricula that is implemented with purpose and support produces direct benefits for the students, such as enriched learning opportunities, ease of life, and practical post-secondary preparation. The paper also summarizes the initiatives implemented by the provincial and territorial governments of Canada that define the role of ICT for today's youth and showcase the necessity of purposeful education and skill development for all students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada
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