Share Paper: Optimizing OERs for Optimal ICT Literacy in Higher Education

  1. Lesley Farmer, California St. University Long Beach, United States
Wednesday, March 20 12:00-12:15 PM Melrose 1

Abstract: Increasingly, faculty realize that the importance of digital resources, not only for textbooks but also other materials that can be accessed online. Of special note are Open Educational Resources (OER). These freely available digital resources may be retained, reused, revised, remixed, and redistributed as set forth by the content’s creator’s license. A solid ICT literacy foundation provides a broad academic base for their effective access and use. Discipline-specific ICT literacy offers students the opportunity to gain and practice in-depth knowledge and skills within one academic field. The first step in integrating ICT literacy is to examine program and course student ...