Digital Competence Development in Higher Education: An International Perspective by Maria Luisa Pérez CañadoDigital Competence Development in Higher Education: An International Perspective by Maria Luisa Pérez Cañado

Digital Competence Development in Higher Education: An International Perspective

EditorMaria Luisa Pérez Cañado, Juan Ráez Padilla

Hardcover | October 28, 2014

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This book seeks to foster the successful incorporation of digital competence in Bologna-adapted language degrees. To this end, it pools the insights of a set of international practitioners and investigators who report on classroom- and research-based experiences which have integrated ICT (information and communication technology) for specific and generic competence development within the Higher Education language context. Their research has evinced that digital competence can act as a catalyst for the development of other linguistic and generic competencies of crucial relevance in Higher Education language degrees, as well as the multiple literacies involved not only in digital and linguistic skills, but also cooperative learning, critical thinking and literary aspects. Thus, the contributions included in this volume seem to make a compelling case for the incorporation of ICT into the new language learning scenario provided by the implementation of the European Credit Transfer System.
María Luisa Pérez Cañado is Associate Professor at the Department of English Philology of the University of Jaén (Spain). Her research interests are in Applied Linguistics, bilingual education, and the intercultural component in language teaching. She has been granted the Ben Massey Award for the quality of her scholarly contributions ...
Title:Digital Competence Development in Higher Education: An International PerspectiveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:October 28, 2014Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Contents: Daniel Madrid-Fernández: The New Competency-based Foreign Language Teacher Education in the European Context – Anna Franca Plastina: A European Approach to Language Teaching: Developing Competency in the Usage of Web 2.0 Tools – Anna Brígido-Corachán/María Goretti Zaragoza-Ninet: What’s HappeNING?: Expanding the ESL Classroom through Educational Social Network Sites – Sergio Maruenda-Bataller/Begoña Clavel-Arroitia: The use of ICT for Competence Teaching: A Practical Approach at the University of Valencia – Noa Talaván/Elena Bárcena/Álvaro Villaroel: Aprendizaje Colaborativo Asistido por Ordenador para la Transferencia de las Competencias Mediadora y Lingüístico-comunicativa en Inglés Especializado – Pilar Rodríguez-Arancón/María Jordano-de la Torre: An innovative Approach for Developing Oral Skills in English in a Distance Course – Miriam Borham-Puyal/Susana Olmos-Migueláñez: Enhancing the Competency-based Approach to Learning in Literary Studies: Strategies and Resources – Kent Löfgren: Competency Development and Evaluation: Student-centred Assessment Methodologies Related to the EHEA.