DIGITAL LITERACY OF STUDENTS AND ITS IMPROVEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY

  • Tatiana Shopova South-West University “Neofit Rilski” Blagoevgrad
Keywords: Information and communication technologies, education, digital literacy, university students, research

Abstract

IIn response to the problems related to the effective use of new information and communication technologies (ICT) in education and training, this paper focuses on the key role of digital literacy and the skills of students to use new technology that will have an increasing role in the integration in the European Higher Education Area. The development of the literacy level of students and their digital competence is crucial for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the learning process as well as for the adaptation of students to the dynamically changing labour market. This paper involves an empirical component to study and analyze the extent and manner of use of ICT by students in the learning process, to establish their motivation for improving the skills of digital literacy, in order to enable them not only to raise their academic results, but also to provide students the opportunity to be successful in society without lag behind the ever-changing demands of work and life.

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Published
2014-07-31
How to Cite
Shopova, T. (2014) ’DIGITAL LITERACY OF STUDENTS AND ITS IMPROVEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY’, Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 26-32 https://doi.org/10.7160/eriesj.2014.070201.
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Research Paper