Effective digital skills are essential for all teachers and tutors in the Further Education (FE) and Skills Sector. This text brings together important theory and research around digital literacy and outlines what this means for teaching in the sector. It is a practical guide that:
- introduces different types of web-based technologies and explores how they can be used in teaching
- provides guidance on the digital skills teachers and tutors need and how they can be developed
- examines issues of digital safety, security and responsibility and how online learning communities can be accessed
- applies critical thinking, creativity and responsibility to the processes of using digital technologies inside and outside of the classroom
Providing a comprehensive framework, underpinned by the standards through which to develop digital literacy skills, this is an essential resource for those teaching or training to teach in the FE and Skills sector.