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Title: Key ICT competencies within the European Higher Education Area
Authors: Osorio Acosta, Javier 
Nieves Rodríguez, Julia 
UNESCO Clasification: 5802 Organización y planificación de la educación
Keywords: Innovaciones tecnológicas
Educación Superior
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: 1868-4238
Journal: IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology 
Conference: IFIP WG 3.4/3.7 International Conference on Key Competencies in Informatics and Information and Communication Technologies, KCICTP and ITEM 2014 
Abstract: The recent incorporation of Spanish universities in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) has produced fundamental changes. In a short period of time, universities have moved from a system focused on the professor and accumulating knowledge to one focused on the student and acquiring competencies. This new setting presents a challenge to educational managers about how to effectively organize the development of these types of competencies. One of the most important competencies for students’ preparation to enter the job market is the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT). This paper examines the key competencies in university education and their relationship with competencies in the use of ICT. To do so, first, two European studies are outlined, followed by one study at the national level, and finally a more local study is described. The results show that the socio-economic context determines to a certain degree which educational competencies must be developed in university education. Moreover, the ICT competencies are acquired more effectively if they are combined with other educational competencies valued by the job market. The study ends with a section on implications for the educational management of ICT
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/43128
ISBN: 9783662457696
ISSN: 1868-4238
Source: IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology[ISSN 1868-4238],v. 444, p. 291-305
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