Assessed Blog Activity 3.3 (2016) Skills for teachers.


IT skills which are desirable for teachers to develop courseware using DLT are as follows:


  • Productivity Apps – Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentation Tools, Note taking and organization apps
  • Use video content to engage students
  • Use Social networking sites to connect with colleagues and grow professionally
  • Curate web content for classroom learning
  • Find and evaluate authentic web based content
  • Internet Search and Research skills
  • Self learning of tech and where to go for help


  • Use Social bookmarking to share resources with and between learners
  • Understand issues related to copyright and fair use of online materials
  • Use blogs and wikis to create online platforms for students
  • Exploit digital images for classroom use
  • Create screen capture videos and tutorials
  • Use and provide students with task management tools to organize their work and plan their learning
  • Use digital assessment tools to create quizzes


  • Create and edit digital audio
  • Compile a digital e-portfolio for their own development
  • Be able to detect plagiarized works in students assignments

(Kharbach, M. (2015). The 20 Digital skills Every 21st Century Teacher Should Have. Retrieved from

(Andrade, D. (2012). 10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have. Retrieved from

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