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Educator Development for ICT Framework


APPENDIX B - Recommendation for Course 2: Computers in Education

Course Name:

Information and Communication Technologies in Education

Duration:

1 Day

Pre-requisite skills:

Successfully achieve course outcomes of the Introduction to Computer: Supporting Resources course

Mode(s):

Face-to-face

Optional text-based (hard copy or electronic)

Follow-up Support:

Technical Help Desk

Electronic Reference Resources (CD and online)

Collaborative team

Mentor

Outcomes

Context

Once exposed to the training material, an educator should:

  • Understand the role of ICT in the classroom as an information source and communication facility;
  • Be aware of the role of information in teaching and learning;
  • Know how to use e-mail attachments, distribution lists and mailing lists;
  • Know how to use the online synchronous chat and asynchronous forum facility;
  • Have recorded reflection on current teaching practice
  • Have reflected on change
  • Have planned a strategy for the use of ICT;
  • Have identified a development path for ICT;
  • Have become a member of a collaborative team.

Personal reflection on professional stature.

Reflection on current teaching practice.

Mapping a strategy for personal development with ICT.

Reflection on the nature of teaching and learning.

Reflection on change

Certification:

Attendance

Accreditation:

Subject to enrolment and completion of outcomes of subsequent optional modules.

 

 

Assessment:

No formal assessment

Self-assessment

Course evaluation

Formative assessment and interaction with mentor

  • electronic journal
  • e-mail
  • other appropriate discourse

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Last updated: 20 May 2000