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ERIC Number: EJ814058
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 83
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1436-4522
Information Technology Literacy: Implications on Teaching and Learning
Ezziane, Zoheir
Educational Technology & Society, v10 n3 p175-191 2007
This paper aims to discuss the role and impact that information technology (IT) has on the future and existing style of learning and teaching. It highlights the importance of acquiring computer skills and being literate in IT. The focus is put on certain areas related to IT and education which include pedagogy and training to build IT literacy among both educators and learners. Particularly, it covers the current trends in IT development and how it has started to change and will further influence the way learning and teaching will take place in the future. This paper also discusses various theoretical frameworks and methodologies designed to cope with progress in IT. In summary, this paper delivers a message that IT literacy is the key to today's empowerment and that education is the best foundation for it. (Contains 3 figures.)
International Forum of Educational Technology & Society. Athabasca University, School of Computing & Information Systems, 1 University Drive, Athabasca, AB T9S 3A3, Canada. Tel: 780-675-6812; Fax: 780-675-6973; Web site: http://www.ifets.info
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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