Digital Micro-Learning (DML) Based eTraining for Enhancing Digital Competence of Teacher Educators

1*Aysha Khalil, Naveed Sultana

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Abstract:

e-Training has gained potential enticement in this era of digitized educational networks. Countries like Pakistan have smaller trends of e-Training programs as teachers are not digitally competent enough. They take such programs as professional burden, wastage of time and cognitive load Digital Micro-Learning (DML) addresses these issues of as DML is a strategy of training through brief, digestible, and well-planned units of information which are consumed by the trainees via digital media. DML contains micro-content and microactivities within digital training environment. For this research study, e-Training program was conducted on the concept of Digital Micro-Learning which was intended to enhance the digital competence of teacher educators focusing on enhancement of digital literacy and e-Teaching skills. Findings of the study revealed the higher engagement level during e-Training and enhanced digital literacy and e-Teaching skills. The study suggests using DML approach for continued professional development of teacher educators.

Keywords:

e-Training, Digital Micro-learning (DML), digital competence, digital literacy

Paper Details
Month3
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 6
Pages872-884