Mapping digital competences of modern languages students

  • Olga Camila Hernández Universidad ECCI
  • Helman Alirio Amaya Espinosa Universidad ECCI
  • Lina Fernanda Rodríguez Duque Universidad ECCI
  • Erika Eliana Gutiérrez Barrera Universidad ECCI
  • Viviana Suárez Casas Universidad ECCI


During recent years, digital competence has become a key concept in the discussion of which skills and understanding people should have in the knowledge society. This article presents the results of a research project that set out to describe digital natives’ perceptions of their ICT competences. A mixed case study approach was used, applying a survey to collect data based on three proposed dimensions: instrumental, socio-communicative, and axiological. Among the main findings, it was possible to describe the way digital natives interact with ICT tools, and the tendencies in their use for social and communicative purposes. 

Biografía del autor/a

Olga Camila Hernández, Universidad ECCI
Docente investigador en en área de humanidades de la vicerrectoria de investigaciones Universidad ECCI.


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Biografía del autor/a

Olga Camila Hernández, Universidad ECCI
Docente investigador en en área de humanidades de la vicerrectoria de investigaciones Universidad ECCI.


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Hernández, O. C., Amaya Espinosa, H. A., Rodríguez Duque, L. F., Gutiérrez Barrera, E. E., & Suárez Casas, V. (2016). Mapping digital competences of modern languages students. Academia Y Virtualidad, 9(1), 89-104.
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