University of Library Study and Information Technologies (BULGARIA)
About this paper:
Appears in: EDULEARN17 Proceedings
Publication year: 2017
Pages: 10347-10350
ISBN: 978-84-697-3777-4
ISSN: 2340-1117
doi: 10.21125/edulearn.2017.0957
Conference name: 9th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 3-5 July, 2017
Location: Barcelona, Spain
In this digital age, we are surrounded and truly immersed in technology. Also, the speed of technological change show no signs of slowing down. Technology lead to tremendous changes in the economy, industry, and in the way we communicate and our attitude towards each other, and increasingly in the way we learn. Educational institutions were built largely for another world based on the provision of knowledge in classrooms, auditoriums, but in the digital era widely enters a new kind of training called digital. Currently, lecturers and instructors are facing a huge challenge for change.

The aim of the scientific report is to answer questions that are posed by the development of new IT and their application in education. What needs to change in the courses and programs so that they are more effective in the new technological society? How to change the ways of teaching?

In order to answer the questions, the author of the scientific material has the following tasks:
• identify different knowledge and teaching methods related to new educational models;
• analysis of key features of the technology in relation to teaching and learning
• suggest strategy for high quality teaching in the digital age.

The rise of digital skills and competencies of students are important for higher education providing a large range of individuals from the population, which directly affects the productivity of labor both nationally and globally.
Digital age, information technologies, net generation, education, interactive lessons.