ICT Literacy

Information and Communication Technology Literacy prepares students for lifelong learning!

The ICT literate person is able to:

-Using ICT tools to identify and appropriately represent an information need
-Collecting and/or retrieving information in digital environments
-Using ICT tools to apply an existing organizational or classification scheme for information
-Interpreting and representing information, such as by using ICT tools to synthesize, summarize, compare, and contrast information from multiple sources
-Judging the degree to which information satisfies the needs of the task in ICT environments, including determining authority, bias, and timeliness of materials
-Adapting, applying, designing, or inventing information in ICT environments
-Communicating information properly in its context (audience, media) in ICT environments

information in a meaningful way as needed.

*as defined on page 18 of the Educational Testing Service’s 2003 report, Succeeding in the 21st Century: What Higher Education Must Do to Address the Gap in Information and Communication Technology Proficiencies (available online).