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Educator Development for ICT Framework


Recommendation for Optional Module 6:

Course Name:

Project Based Learning

Duration/ Mode(s):

Flexible

Face-to-face, collaborative (optional - 2 days)

Online collaborative (optional - approximately 6 weeks)

Pre-requisite skills:

Successful completion of outcomes for Course 2

Knowledge and understanding of Module 1 (Questioning Skills), Module 2 (Outcomes Approach) and Module 3 (Thinking Skills) recommended

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 be able to:

  • Understand the character of project-based learning and its role in educational reform
  • Reflect on the nature of learning questioning and thinking
  • Reflect on the changing roles of educators and learners in PBL
  • Understand what is meant by contextual learning
  • Find collaborative projects on the Internet
  • Design a collaborative project

Designing projects and project-based learning activities

Certification:

Pending

Accreditation:

Pending

Assessment:

Course evaluation

No formal summative assessment

Continuous formative assessment with mentor

  • Portfolio of work, including pupil work
  • Electronic journal

Self-assessment of ICT skills

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Last updated: 20 May 2000