Reflection on Five Digital Authoring Sources

This blog discusses five website tools that can be used for educational purposes. Their features will be outlined along with possible uses. Likewise, a comparison will be carried out between them that will investigate their usefulness. Book builder is a software that is available online (Bookbuilder, n.d. online). The descriptive account is that it is… Continue reading Reflection on Five Digital Authoring Sources

Reflection on Three Digital Assessment Resources

For Linda’s class, an assessment was designed. The main aim was to identify the current knowledge level of students and how their learning could be improved. Firstly, it was decided that formative assessment is appropriate. The reason is that, as Paul (2016, p.225) argued, formative assessment is aimed for the purpose of improvement when a… Continue reading Reflection on Three Digital Assessment Resources

Assessment

O’Reilly, (2016) claims that ÔÇťAssessment’ is the term that is used to explain relevant aspects of evaluation and testing. (2016, p.45). The keywords that are used specifically for assessment are “evaluation”, “measure”, and “test”. Evaluation is related to functionality and measure is quantified and gives a number. The test refers to how much the student… Continue reading Assessment

Theories Supporting Digital Pedagogy

Computer science Firstly, computation refers to a type of calculation that follows an unchangeable model called an algorithm (Ghergulescu 2016, p.225). The study of computer science refers to modeling a computation and developing a computer system. This involves experimentation, engineering and formulating a theory for the computation process. The whole process creates a foundation for… Continue reading Theories Supporting Digital Pedagogy

Digital literacy skills

Skills that are required for online information sharing and a ‘digital society’ are called digital literacy skills. This includes gaining, storing and managing information online. In today’s parlance, they could also be termed ’employability skills’ (Yoram 2004,p.231). This means that digital literacy skills are generic and they will be used in more than one context.… Continue reading Digital literacy skills