IT and the Development of Digital Skills and Competences in Education

IT and the Development of Digital Skills and Competences in Education

Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (University of Oviedo, Spain), Miltiadis D. Lytras (American College of Greece, Greece & Effat University, Saudi Arabia) and Xi Zhang (Tianjin University, China)
Release Date: October, 2020|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 332
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4972-8
ISBN13: 9781799849728|ISBN10: 1799849724|EISBN13: 9781799849735|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781799858324
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Description & Coverage
Description:

Digital technologies are transforming economies and societies around the world. As such, markets demand new types of skills and competences that students must learn in order to be successful. IT and emerging technologies can be integrated into educational institutions to improve teaching methods and academic results as well as digital literacy.

IT and the Development of Digital Skills and Competences in Education compiles critical research into one comprehensive reference source that explores the new demands of labor markets in the digital economy, how educational institutions can respond to these new opportunities and threats, the development of new teaching and learning methods, and the development of digital skills and competences. Through new theories, research findings, and case studies, the book seeks to incite new perspectives to understandings of the challenges and opportunities of the utilization of IT in the education sector around the world. Due to innovative topics that include digital competence, disruptive technologies, and digital transformation, this book is an ideal reference for academicians, directors of schools, vice-chancellors, education and IT experts, CEOs, policymakers in the field of education and IT, researchers, and students.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Digital Competence
  • Digital Transformation
  • Disruptive Technologies
  • E-Learning
  • ICT in Classrooms
  • Knowledge-Based Economy
  • Leadership
  • Mobile Learning
  • Online Learning
  • Social Media
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Editor/Author Biographies
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos is a Professor in the Department of Business Administration in the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Oviedo, Spain. Her teaching and research interests focus on the areas of strategic management, knowledge management, intellectual capital measuring and reporting, organizational learning, human resources management and IT. She serves as Executive Editor of the International Journal of Learning and Intellectual and the International Journal of Strategic Change Management. She also serves as Associate Editor of Computers in Human Beaviour.
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