Mapping the Attribute of Digital Competency Framework for Educators

1*Farah Zeehan, Rose Alinda Alias, Zaidatun Tasir

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Abstract:

During recent years, digital competence has become a major concept in the discussion of which skills people should have especially in educational field. Educators' digital competence is becoming a key element for designing innovative pedagogical practice in order to improve student learning experience. However, educators may not realize their own digital competency cause them to be complaisant and teach monotonously without any advancement. Study were implemented in two different phases. Phase 1 involving deeper analysis and mapping technique while phase 2 is the process of developing framework based on the result from phase 1. The findings reveal 3 reciprocal domains consisting 7 identified attributes. Relevance of the investigations will focus on the positive impact for the educator in evaluate their own digital competency. Framework may assist them in improving their self-development in leveraging digital technology in their educational practice.

Keywords:

Digital Competency, Digital Competency for Educators, Digital Competency Framework, Mapping, Digital Technology.

Paper Details
Month3
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 6
Pages2361-2371