Alexius Smith Macklin

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Purpose: Information and communications technology (ICT) literacy skills reflect 21st Century requirements for researching and communicating information in digital environments. An interactive problem-based, scenario-based, web-based assessment tool, iSkills TM , has been developed through a broad-based effort to establish standards for performance and(More)
Despite coming of age with the Internet and other technology, many college students lack the information and communication technology (ICT) literacy skills—locating, evaluating, and communicating information—necessary to navigate and use the overabundance of information available today. This paper presents a study of the validity of a simulations-based(More)
With higher education shifting its emphasis from teaching to learning and inputs to outcomes, active learning techniques are gaining prominence. Research has shown that students learn better when they actively engage the course content, rather than passively absorb lecture material. However, many faculty are unsure of how to take advantage of these new(More)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to show how information and communications technology (ICT) literacy skills reflect twenty-first century requirements for researching and communicating information in digital environments. An interactive problem-based, scenario-based, web-based assessment tool, iSkills TM , has been developed through a broad-based(More)
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