First steps to digital enlightenment for non-natives

All businesses have to utilise technology in order to survive. The expectation that an employee must be able to use and utilise technology is as high as expecting them to be able to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations.

The education system is intended to prepare the learner for the world of work so the use of technology within the sector in the teaching and learning environment should be mandatory. As it happens students tend to be highly proficient and familiar with technology, and it can be a let-down when they arrive at college to be faced with much less technology that they are used to. In addition, parents are used to being able to log in and view the progress of their children at school, receive school reports and interact with their teachers online. When their child goes to college all that can stop immediately. The expectation for staff to embrace technology comes from many different stakeholders.

http://www.fenews.co.uk/fe-news/first-steps-to-digital-enlightenment-for-non-natives

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