Developing technology competences among Egyptian college of education students

  • Magdy M. Aly
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 102)


Colleges of education in Egypt are implementing initiatives to promote new and more effective teaching methods grounded in information technology and the improvement of teaching skills of undergraduate students in professional education programmes. The goals for participating faculty members are to integrate information technology competencies into not only the content of the courses that they teach, but also into their instructional methods of teaching. An initiative grounded in existing coursework, extant resources, and prior experience is described in this article. The effort provides a comprehensive, practical model for addressing the growing need for altering instructional methods to accommodate technology innovations for school personnel in meaningful ways.

Key words

competencies information technology standards operational skills professional use of technology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Magdy M. Aly
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  1. 1.Curriculum and Instruction Department, Faculty of EducationAin Shams UniversityCairoEgypt

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