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Educator Development for ICT Framework


APPENDIX A - Recommendation for Course 1: Computer Literacy

Course Name:

Introduction to Computer: Supporting Resources

Duration:

1 Day

Pre-requisite skills:

None

Mode(s):

Face-to-face

Optional text-based (hard copy or electronic)

Follow-up Support:

Technical Help Desk

Electronic Reference Resources (CD and online)

Provincial School Network support structures

Outcomes

Context

Once exposed to the training material, an educator should be able to:

  • Switch the computer on
  • Start an application
  • Apply basic text attributes
  • Do the following in the process of compiling documents :
  1. Open existing file
  2. Open new file
  3. Save file (and use Save As)
  4. Print a document
  • Shut Down the computer
  • Use the following support systems:
  1. CD and online electronic support
  2. e-mail and a mailing list
  3. Windows / applications Help

Administrative

Developing basic materials that support existing teaching practice

 

Certification:

Attendance

Accreditation:

None

Assessment:

Self-assessment of current IT skills

Course -evaluation

Future summative assessment performed as entrance requirement to first subsequent optional training module, at the time of (immediately prior to) the next module being conducted.

The following performance indicators should be used to assess readiness for any subsequent training:

1

Switch a computer on and wait for Windows interface to load

2

Load a word processor

3

Create a file and enter the following details:

Heading: Electronic Journal

Full Name:

School Name:

Subject(s) Taught:

E-Mail address:

Telephone number (H):

Telephone number (W):

4

Present the above information attractively

5

Save the file, giving it the educator's full name as a file name

6

Shut Down the computer

7

E-mail the co-ordinator of the subsequent course

8

Attach the electronic journal to the e-mail

9

Join the applicable project mailing list

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Last updated: 20 May 2000