The Need For Increased Integration of Technology and Digital Skills in the Literacy Field in Canada (2011)

The author of this report notes that technology has become an integral part of both the learning experience and everyday life. Therefore, there is a greater need than ever before to integrate technology into the literacy profession in Canada.

The report offers recommendations for literacy organizations, managers, coordinators, staff, volunteer tutors and other practitioners to incorporate technology into professional practice in an accessible manner that focuses on building professional competencies.

The author’s recommendations include understanding the importance of organizational champions who can help facilitate others’ professional growth; addressing shortfalls in infrastructure; using strength-based, individualized approaches; recognizing the crucial importance of experiential learning; and acknowledging the emotional responses that changing technology can evoke and finding ways to move past those responses.

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2012-02-22
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Sarah Elaine Eaton. The Need For Increased Integration of Technology and Digital Skills in the Literacy Field in Canada 2011. Web. 26 Nov. 2020 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/eaton/need_tech_literacy_field/need_tech_literacy_field.pdf>
Sarah Elaine Eaton (2011). The Need For Increased Integration of Technology and Digital Skills in the Literacy Field in Canada. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from http://en.copian.ca/library/research/eaton/need_tech_literacy_field/need_tech_literacy_field.pdf
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