TITLE

Head for the Edge What Gets Tested Gets Taught

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Doug
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Library Media Connection;Apr2007, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p98
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the significance of teaching information and information technology literacy skills to college students and high-school students preparing to enter college. According to the author, most teachers considered this as an additional overload to their work. He also stresses that schools that do not acknowledge the need for students to be able to use information and technology to solve problems and answer questions are negligent. To recognize this critical skill set and give it the importance it deserves, he suggests to develop a single, nationally recognized set of information literacy/information technology standards.
ACCESSION #
24445890

 

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