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Is it Computer Literacy, IT, ICT or Informatics? [chapter]

Peter Micheuz
Education for the 21st Century — Impact of ICT and Digital Resources  
Schools in Austria providing compulsory education are accountable for imparting IT skills and informatics competencies to their pupils.  ...  The term and subject "informatics" encompasses almost every activity which has to do  ...  In order to enrich the discussion about terminology regarding the buzzword "e-literacy", definitions for "computer literacy" [2] , informatics literacy [3] or "ICT lieracy" [6] can be found.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34731-8_46 dblp:conf/ifip3/Micheuz06 fatcat:oeky3fwhurbfpo32o4iy24f62e

Informatics - New Basic Subject

Walter Gander
2015 Bulletin of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science  
Informatics, as Computer Science is called in Europe, has become a leading science. It is high time that it be adopted as a basic subject in schools like mathematics or physics.  ...  We discuss in this article some recent developments in Europe concerning informatics in schools. Computers have been invented for computing!  ...  This is called Digital Literacy, often also ICT. These skills are short living knowledge, they change with technology. 2.  ... 
dblp:journals/eatcs/Gander15 fatcat:eg5rtf5n3fhfbignynmrl6cghi

Quo Vadis, Informatics Education? – Towards a More Up-to-Date Informatics Education

László Zsakó, Győző Horváth
2017 Acta Didactica Napocensia  
In addition, the latest PISA survey shows thatto put it a little stronglythe majority of the x-, y-and zgenerations are digital illiterates.  ...  Informatics education has been in a cul-de-sac for several years (not only in Hungary), being less and less able to meet the needs of the industry and higher education.  ...  Digital literacy Probably it is digital literacy the importance of which we need not talk about. Nevertheless, it might be worth a few thoughts.  ... 
doi:10.24193/adn.10.3.4 fatcat:wr2boo6tdrfgdaj4am473a5f4u

Educational Informatics: An Emerging Research Agenda

Philippa Levy, Nigel Ford, Jonathon Foster, Andrew Madden, David Miller, Miguel Baptista Nunes, Maggie McPherson, Sheila Webber
2003 Journal of information science  
It also seeks to develop practical knowledge of relevance to the design and facilitation of ICT-enabled learning environments.  ...  It concludes by suggesting that library and information science has a distinctive contribution to make to the study of ICTenabled learning, and that there is a need for further discussion within the literature  ...  of the Arts and Humanities Research Board for two current projects discussed in this paper ('Education for evidence-based citizenship' and 'UK academics' conceptions of, and pedagogy for, information literacy  ... 
doi:10.1177/01655515030294006 fatcat:om2yei5szfbipodnftsdlp5mfq

Urban informatics

Marcus Foth, Jaz Hee-jeong Choi, Christine Satchell
2011 Proceedings of the ACM 2011 conference on Computer supported cooperative work - CSCW '11  
This paper seeks to define, for the first time, what we mean by 'urban informatics' and outline its significance as a field of study today.  ...  It describes the relevant background and trends in each of the areas of people, place and technology, and highlights the relevance of urban informatics to the concerns and evolving challenges of CSCW.  ...  While urban informatics shares similarities with pervasive / ubiquitous / urban computing, it is different from the others in its focusing on urban (and peri-urban) contexts as the site of technical enquiry  ... 
doi:10.1145/1958824.1958826 dblp:conf/cscw/FothCS11 fatcat:ny4fzxlty5bpnb2kxsgs4wn5qa

Informatics at Russian Primary School

Marina S. TSVETKOVA
2016 OLYMPIADS IN INFORMATICS  
Informatics as an academic subject at primary school is the main means of developing younger students' capacity for algorithmic thinking.  ...  Teaching younger students to use IT well is one of the important ways of developing academic activity and independence.  ...  ), but also the special program of IT teaching of children (IT literacy) in integration with other school subjects is entered.  ... 
doi:10.15388/ioi.2016.special.01 fatcat:cnf3ehx42vcxvircyudp3ga2nq

Health and medical informatics in Croatia

Josipa Kern
2008 Health Information and Libraries Journal  
Although Croatia has a highly literate population (more than 98%), ICT literacy is not so high.  ...  Croatia is mindful of the importance of a regulatory framework for the computerization of its health care system and several relevant laws have been passed, one of which is the Personal Data Protection  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1471-1842.2008.00824.x pmid:19076677 fatcat:nl5o5xtvdbedxdhmqnaadt272i

Integration of Informatics and Health Informatics into Health Educational Programs of Higher Education in Greece

Maria-Aggeliki Stamouli, Charalampos Balis, Ioannis Apostolakis
2012 European Journal for Biomedical Informatics  
Its main purpose is to determine the level of health informatics knowledge, dexterities and skills that these departments provide for their graduates.  ...  Objective: The aim of this paper is to study the inclusion of Informatics and Health Informatics subjects in the health sciences departments' curricula of higher education in Greece.  ...  determining whether their graduates are IT users or specialists.  ... 
doi:10.24105/ejbi.2012.08.1.3 fatcat:rzzlwocn6bhyfdbqgsi4nw2fmq

Measuring spatial differences of informatization in China

Zhouying Song, Weidong Liu, Li Ma, Michael Dunford
2013 Chinese Geographical Science  
As the wide application of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) shows, the world is moving fast towards an information age.  ...  In the light of these considerations, this study provides a comprehensive examination of the development of informatization and its spatial differences in China.  ...  Bridges.org (2003) proposed the following indicators: the number of users or computers, infrastructure access, affordability, training, relevant content, IT sector (size of ICTs sector and integration  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11769-013-0646-1 fatcat:5wymn3r6ivayxk52ikwtzdnaba

Informatics Education in Italian Secondary Schools

Carlo Bellettini, Violetta Lonati, Dario Malchiodi, Mattia Monga, Anna Morpurgo, Mauro Torelli, Luisa Zecca
2014 ACM Transactions on Computing Education  
fact that the subject is often taught by teachers not holding an informatics degree, the lack of suitable teaching material and the expectations of pupils and families, who tend to identify informatics  ...  with the use of computer applications.  ...  As a result, teachers with a formal education in informatics are rare, since this is not required, and the exposure of pupils to informatics in most cases is minimal or limited to the use of office productivity  ... 
doi:10.1145/2602490 fatcat:ojutazn2zbcb3f7utsxkhkrbcq

Informatization of Education. Media Education and Media Literacy

Lilit ANTONYAN
2021 Main Issues Of Pedagogy And Psychology  
As a result of teachers' training, it has become clear that there is a need to promote teachers, ICTs, media education and media literacy.  ...  The article presents the informatization of education, which will promote the development of professional abilities and skills of teachers, lecturers, raising public awareness and improving the quality  ...  of computerization.  ... 
doi:10.24234/miopap.v19i1.396 fatcat:46l5fopk3vgx3birw6rl7lkypa

The Current Situation of Informatics Education in Mongolia

Sambuu UYANGA
2006 Informatics in Education. An International Journal  
The computer training and informatics has been included as a subject in the secondary school curriculum in Mongolia since 1988 and in the university curriculum since 1982.  ...  Mongolia started using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in secondary education relatively late.  ...  Threats: − there is misunderstanding that ICT education is just a computer literacy or knowledge of widely used applications; − instability of trained staff.  ... 
doi:10.15388/infedu.2006.24 fatcat:sg43kclxwnhi5g7xwrimuoj3iy

Informatics at Russian Secondary School

Vladimir M. KIRYUKHIN, Marina S. TSVETKOVA
2016 OLYMPIADS IN INFORMATICS  
It develops algorithmic thinking necessary for professional activity in modern soci-.  ...  safe and appropriate use of computers and internet networks, and the ability to observe the norms of communication, and operate ethically and within the law.  ...  Basic trends in the future development of ICT. Standards in the field of informatics and ICT.  ... 
doi:10.15388/ioi.2016.special.03 fatcat:a5kz7zm4ujenpi22tmhlitodo4

Informatics Education in Italian High Schools [chapter]

Maria Carla Calzarossa, Paolo Ciancarini, Luisa Mich, Nello Scarabottolo
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The certification process of ICT skills is also popular.  ...  Despite all these positive aspects, the investigation has shown that informatics education is often limited to the use of the computers and seldom addresses the foundations of the discipline.  ...  Moreover, much of what passes for high school computer science instruction is actually about Information Technology literacy rather than algorithm design, programming, or computational thinking.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-24722-4_4 fatcat:e3gutxinujgn3c5bu53wmbvgiy

Social informatics of data norms

Chase McCoy, Michael Marcinkowski, Steve Sawyer, Madelyn R. Sanfilippo, Eric T. Meyer, Howard Rosenbaum
2016 Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
Chase McCoy is a doctoral student in Information Science in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University.  ...  Where early social informatics research investigated the rise of computerization, there exists today an analogous rise of the collection and use of data.  ... 
doi:10.1002/pra2.2016.14505301014 dblp:conf/asist/McCoyMSSMR16 fatcat:vahlaiuoj5bm3oi4ldfzc2ph3e
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