DepEd ALS Teacher’s Guide Module 6: Digital Devices

Welcome to the Session Guides of this Module entitled Why Do I Need to Believe in Science? under Learning Strand 2 Scientific and Critical Thinking Skills of the ALS K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum (BEC).

This module was collaboratively designed, developed, and reviewed by select DepEd field officials and teachers from formal school and ALS, and private institutions to assist,in helping the ALS learners meet the standards set by the ALS K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum (BEC) while overcoming their personal, social, and economic
constraints in attending ALS learning interventions.

This learning resource hopes to engage the learners in guided and independent learning activities at their own pace and time. Furthermore, this also aims to help learners acquire the needed 21st century skills while taking into consideration their needs and circumstances.

As an ALS Teacher/Instructional Manager/Learning Facilitator, you are expected to orient the learners on how to use this module. You also need to keep track of the learners’ progress while allowing them to managentheir learning. Moreover, you are expected to encourage and assist the learners as they do the tasks included in the module.

As 21st century learners, you often use digital devices/mobile devices for entertainment and for educational purposes. These gadgets help you relax, study, and even work in a fast and efficient manner. It is no wonder then, why people from all walks of life, no matter the age or gender, are into these gadgets.

This module will help you become more knowledgeable about mobile devices. It will cover three lessons:

Session Guide No.1

  • Lesson 1 – Types of Mobile Devices

Learning Objectives:

1. Explain the meaning of “mobile device”.

2. Distinguish the characteristics of mobile device.

3. Differentiate the different kinds of mobile devices: mobile computers, mobile phones, pagers, personal navigation devices (PND), project Ara.

Session Guide No.2

  • Lesson 2 – Use of Mobile Devices

1. Evaluate the different kinds of mobile devices according to its use: mobile internet devices, mobile tablets/pads, tablet computers, wearable computers (e.g., calculator, watches, smartwatches, head-mounted displays), personal digital assistants, enterprise digital assistants, ultra-mobile pcs.

2. Employ the use of mobile devices to access information, communicate with others, and solve problems in daily life.

Session Guide No.3

  • Lesson 3 – Ethical Use of Mobile Devices

Learning Objectives:

1. Practice safe and ethical use of mobile devices: phishing, identity theft, cyber laws awareness, mobile etiquette.

2. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using mobile devices.

ALS Accreditation and Equivalency Program: Junior High School Learning Strand 6 Digital Citizenship


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