Shaping 21st Century and Exploring Trends for the Coming Education

25 Pages Posted: 6 Jul 2012

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Cristobal Cobo

University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute

Date Written: July 1, 2012

Abstract

This study stresses the necessity to enhance new informational skills and digital literacies among the younger generations. After and international review of literature this work elaborates an updated definition of the “e-competencies” concept and describes it dimensions and purposes strategies. Thus five underlying concepts that constitute the expression e-competencies have been elaborated: e-awareness; technological literacy; informational literacy; digital literacy and media literacy, just as the following image summarized. Finally instruments to analyze and assess the development the “digital literacies” are discussed.

Keywords: Education, Technology, Skills, Learning

Suggested Citation

Cobo, Cristobal, Shaping 21st Century and Exploring Trends for the Coming Education (July 1, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2097285 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2097285

Cristobal Cobo (Contact Author)

University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute ( email )

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University of Oxford
Oxford OX1 3PG Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire OX1 3JS
United Kingdom

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