Leadership in ICT in Education: our story at Dublin City University
Crotty, Yvonne and Farren, Margaret (2013) Leadership in ICT in Education: our story at Dublin City University. In: Crotty, Yvonne and Farren, Margaret, (eds.) Digital Literacies in Education. Rethinking Education, 8 . Peter Lang, Oxford. ISBN 978-3-0343-0928-8 (In Press)
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This paper reports on the development of information and communications technology (ICT) in education at Dublin City University (DCU) in the context of evolving government policy in promoting ICT in education over the past two decades. It uses this historical account to trace the evolution at DCU of a distinctive approach to ICT in education and training at Masters Degree level. This approach can be characterised as a shift from imparting knowledge about computing technology and uses to the practical examination and development of innovative approaches to ICT in the educational process, and reflecting on the implications of these creative approaches for professional development in range of workplace contexts.
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