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Educator Development for ICT Framework


Appendix G - Assessment of the E Cape Project according to performance indicators.

By the end of August 2000 the teachers involved with the project should

Assessment

Practical Competencies

Competencies Performance Indicators Assessment Methods
Employ a range of appropriate IT skills. Teachers and learners produce documents and presentations that show evidence of IT skills submitted work
Teachers and learners have accessed Internet (WWW) resources in the process of learning submitted work, electronic journal
Teachers and learners are able to use e-mail, mailing lists, send and open attachments Mailing list log, electronic interaction, electronic journal
be able to work collaboratively and telecollaboratively Teachers make opportunities for learners to use e-mail mailing list on an ongoing basis monitoring by list owner, electronic journal
Teachers make use of online chat and forum facilities on an ongoing basis monitor logs; electronic journal
Teachers have created content-rich resources in collaboration and telecollaboration with each other submitted work, electronic journal
Teachers design lesson activities where collaborative group work takes place within the class electronic journal
Learners have collaborated with learners of another school in submitting / publishing original work project narratives, submitted work
use appropriate information skills in a spirit of enquiry Learners use range of techniques to clarify thinking project narrative, electronic journal
Learners use a range of information resources project narrative, electronic journal
Learners use effective online search strategies project narrative, electronic journal
Learners present original work submitted work
Learners present information ethically submitted work
Learners use electronic presentation techniques submitted work, electronic journal
have developed new content and resources for teaching and learning Teachers have produced and electronically published content-rich resources submitted work, electronic journal, published work
Teachers accurately incorporate new content into teaching through use of ICT and its resources electronic journal, submitted work
Teachers have produced and published lesson activities relating to content-rich resources Submitted work, electronic journal, published work

Foundational Competencies

Competencies Performance Indicators Assessment Methods
Has a clear comprehension of the range of appropriate IT skills Teachers have grasp of appropriate basic IT skills Submitted work
Teachers are able to transfer basic IT skills to learners Learner portfolio of work
Teachers are not afraid to learn new IT skills Electronic journal
Has basic knowledge of the principles of collaboration and telecollaboration Teachers know the value of collaboration and telecollaboration Electronic journal
  Teachers know how to contact collaborative partners in the online community Portfolio of work
Understands how to use appropriate information skills in a spirit of inquiry Teachers can describe a variety of questioning techniques to promote inquiry Electronic journal
Teachers are able to find and access electronic information resources Electronic journal, submitted work
Teachers have sound understanding of information skills Electronic journal, submitted work
Has sound knowledge of content and resources for teaching and learning

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Teachers have sound knowledge of content in learning area Electronic journal
Teachers can develop learning materials that make use of constructivist learning theories Submitted work
Teachers can compare traditional teaching methods with outcomes- based methodology Electronic journal
Teachers understand the role of software in learning Electronic journal, submitted work

Reflexive Competencies

Competencies Performance Indicators Assessment Methods
Be able to justify the selection of appropriate IT skills Teachers can decide what the most appropriate application is for a specific task Electronic journal
Teachers can identify when introduction of new IT skill is required Electronic journal
be able to reflect on collaboration and telecollaboration Teachers can assess the success of collaboration and telecollaboration Electronic journal
Teachers can critically discuss cases of collaboration and telecollaboration in class and between classes Electronic journal
Teachers can identify appropriate opportunities for collaboration and telecollaboration Electronic journal
Teachers can adapt strategies to improve the learning process with the use of collaboration and telecollaboration Electronic journal
Be able to reflect on appropriate information skills used in a spirit of inquiry Teaching changes to accommodate information skills Electronic journal, submitted work
Teachers change teaching strategy to encourage an inquiry-driven learning environment Electronic journal, submitted work
Be able to adapt to new content and resources for teaching and learning Teachers are able to reflect on how ICT has enhanced the learning process Electronic journal
Teachers are able to successfully integrate appropriate ICT tools with teaching and learning Electronic journal, submitted work

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