Information and communications technologies (ICTs) are crucial communication tools in present-day society. The younger generation,
as digital natives, is conversant with ICT devices to the extent that it is almost impossible for teachers, as digital immigrants, to teach using the traditional design. This article argues that in the digital environment,
teachers require a task-oriented teaching design to engage students and reports that the following elements are necessary in the task-oriented
teaching design: subject, critique of media, objective of participation, approach, and efficacy assessment.