How to refresh your ITC literacy course

When lecturer Peter Shukie inherited an outdated module on ICT literacy, he decided to scrap the traditional end-of-course essay and create an assessment approach fit for the 21st century

Digital education: How colleges can refresh their ICT courses

The great thing about – and the problem with – technology is that it’s fast moving. That’s particularly true in edtech, where the landscape is littered with theories, manifestos, toolkits, software solutions and broken promises.

In 2012, I inherited a module called ICT in Education, taken in the second year of Blackburn College’s education studies course – a bachelor’s degree that prepares students for a wide range of roles, including teaching, youth work and leadership. The module was based on competency in Microsoft Office tools, using plagiarism software and utilising the internet for ...

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