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Educator Development for ICT Framework


Recommendation for Optional Module 7:

Course Name:

Information Skills

Duration / Mode(s):

Flexible

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

Online collaborative (optional - approximately 6 weeks)

Prior learning:

Successful completion of outcomes for Course 2

Understanding of contents of Module 1 (Questioning Skills), Module 2 (Outcomes Approach) and Module 3 (Thinking Skills) a recommendation.

Follow-up Support:

Technical Help Desk

Electronic Reference Resources (CD and online)

Collaborative team

Mentor

Outcomes

Context

By the end of the course the educators should be able to
  • Understand the role of information in learning
  • Realise the importance of critical questions in knowledge management
  • Manage good questioning and thinking skills activities
  • Find information from a variety of resources
  • Use effective web search strategies
  • Evaluate the credibility of information
  • Use the skills of interpretation, synthesis and analysis
  • Be familiar with problem-solving approaches
  • Make ethical use of information

Planning projects

Developing lesson modules

Developing content

Practical application in classroom

Reflection and formative assessment interaction with mentor

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