Video: How does online learning benefit students who want to develop working-life skills?
WORKING LIFE SKILLS: How does online learning benefit students who want to develop working-life skills?
- Students who experience digital literacy as an embedded working-life skill are better able to understand that choice of medium changes the interpretation of the content , .
- Digital literacy can create the foundation for understanding academic work and life as a social activity, and therefore can also reinforce the social function of a student’s contribution , .
- Digital literacy supports the conscious construction of online identity, or “digital citizenship,” as the student moves from university to professional life , .
- Online learning can facilitate students’ economic, political, and civic engagement within society , .
- Teachers must become digitally literate, and universities must adopt criteria and training to develop and assess digital literacy in teachers .
- Appropriate digital tools must be obtained and teachers trained in how to use them , .
- University administration should acknowledge the financial costs associated with implementing and supporting this training .
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