Chapter 14

ICT and citizenship education

Terry Haydn



Given the possibilities afforded by developments in a wide range of new technology applications, in terms of accessing information, communicating with a wide range of other people and groups, discussing and debating issues with others and presenting information in a variety of forms, it would be surprising if ICT was not of interest to those involved in citizenship education. Given the ubiquity of ICT both inside schools and colleges and outside them, new technology has major implications for teachers of all subjects, but perhaps particularly for those involved with citizenship education, given the importance attached to issues such as information, media ...

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