DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY AND THE CURRICULUM
What are digital technologies? Digital technologies are electronic tools, systems, devices and resources that generate, store or process data. These includes social media, online games and applications, multimedia, productivity applications, cloud computing, interoperable systems and mobile devices.
What is digital learning?Digital learning is any type of learning that is facilitated by technology or by instructional practice that makes effective use of technology. Digital learning occurs across all learning areas and domains.
It encompasses the application of a wide spectrum of practices including:
ICT vs Digital Technologies:
What is the difference?
ICT vs Digital Technologies: What is the difference?ICT Capabilities and the Digital Technologies learning area have strong relevant connections but the key difference is essentially:
The difference between "using ICT" and "creating ICT" is like the difference between using a game and being able to create a game. It is the difference between using an Instagram filter and being able to create your own photo filters. Learning how to create involves having an appreciation and understanding of how the technology and applications we use work. It's the "science" of technology.