Given that educational or instructional technology graduate programs are preparing students to work in a highly connected, global society, faculty should seriously consider adding a course to their curriculum that specifically examines ICT integration in educational or training contexts outside of the nation in which the course is offered. Adding a course that examines international perspectives about ICT for teaching and learning would benefit all students no matter their career trajectory, as the issues to be addressed can provide them with critical perspectives within a comparative framework. This article provides a brief overview of a course that I designed for the spring 2011 semester, which was offered as a three-credit hour elective in the Boise State University’s Department of Educational Technology master’s degree program.
Perkins, Ross A.. (2011). "ICT International: Developing an “International Issues in ICT” Course". TechTrends, 55(5), 11-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11528-011-0520-x