Integration of informatics into education

  • Tom van Weert

Abstract

Pushed by technology and pulled by society, Informatics and its applications are penetrating our lives at great speed, with considerable effect on work, education and leisure. Educational systems appear to lag behind technological developments. Demands from society, however, will force education to integrate information technology, and also Informatics as a science. Students will study in a multi-disciplinary team environment supported by integrated information technology. And a new Informatics Literacy, based on Discipline Integrated Informatics, will emerge.

Keywords

informatics as a study topic integration interdisciplinary learner centred learning literacy. 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tom van Weert
    • 1
  1. 1.School of InformaticsUniversity of NijmegenThe Netherlands

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