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Cognizant use of technology is essential in offering a pedagogically rich, inclusive, creative and equitable digital learning experience to students. Teachers may need to develop digital skills and competencies that would propagate a constructive and cultural inclusive digital learning environment for orchestrating flexible and activity-oriented learning through synchronous and asynchronous learning tools. This study presents a digital competency framework discerned from a qualitative study on teachers’ understandings of digital competencies for digital teaching and learning. Thirty-eight (n=38) teachers completed an online questionnaire as means to elicit beliefs on what constitutes digital competency development for digital teaching and learning. The results revealed six (6) digital competencies and associated sub-competencies that may be perceived as a point of departure for teachers to build on new or extend existing competencies. A reflection on implications around digital content, data and information, pedagogy, creativity and inclusion is perpetuated for optimising and leveraging teaching and learning in a connected and networked digital learning ecosystem.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 2021 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON 2021|
|Editors||Thomas Klinger, Christian Kollmitzer, Andreas Pester|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 18 Jun 2021|
|Event||2021 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference - Online, Vienna, Austria|
Duration: 21 Apr 2021 → 23 Apr 2021
|Name||IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON|
|Conference||2021 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference|
|Period||21/04/21 → 23/04/21|
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- digital competencies
- digital literacies
- digital education
- inclusive digital learning
- Digital education
- Digital literacies
- Inclusive digital learning
- Digital competencies
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Information Systems and Management
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