Relationship Between Usage of E-Content Portals and Digital Literacy Among Future Teachers

Gilu G Ettaniyil


An e-content portal is a platform that offers to share e-learning content like courses, presentations, podcasts and tests as well as content management for providers of information. It encourages dynamic and independent learning, accessing educational resources from anywhere at any time; facilitates global interaction with peers through discussions and private chats, getting study materials, etc. Teachers should be well equipped with skills and techniques to search, access, evaluate and use these kinds of educational resources. It develops a self-directed learning environment which leads to success in academic activities. As teaching professionals are central to the revolutionary changes in the education system, it is imperative to know the level of digital literacy among future teachers. The study attempts find out the usage of e-content portals and digital literacy among secondary level student teachers with respect to gender, streams of discipline, and information literacy training. This study also aimed to identify the relationship between the usage of e-content portals and digital literacy among future teachers.



E-Content Portal, Digital Literacy, E-Resources, Information Literacy, E-learning

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