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).