The Fourth Masterplan for ICT in Education [2015 – current]
Students develop competencies for self-directed and collaborative learning through the effective use of ICT as well as becoming discerning and responsible ICT users.
What is Self-Directed Learning (SDL)?
Self-directed learning (SDL) involves initiating personally challenging activities and developing personal knowledge and skills to pursue the challenges successfully (Gibbons, 2002).
For students engaged in self-directed learning, there will be:
- Ownership of Learning
- Management and Monitoring of Own Learning
- Extension of Own Learning
What is Collaborative Learning (CoL)?
Collaborative learning (CoL) is where students work in pairs or groups to solve a problem or to achieve a common learning objective (Barkley et al., 2005).
For students engaged in collaborative learning, there will be:
- Effective Group Processes
- Individual and Group Accountability of Learning
Source: The ICT Connection