This topic seeks to equip teachers, educators and leaders in educational and training institutions with ICT skills and knowledge to enhance current practices. The topic involves a combination of practical computer skills and an examination of ICT related educational research, policies and strategies. The role of ICT in contemporary education is explored as well as the conditions necessary to effectively leverage technology to enhance student learning and teaching. Students will investigate and critique a range of web 2.0, multimedia and virtual learning community tools.
The aim of this topic is to introduce students to the application of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in education from theoretical and practical perspectives
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:
articulate the role and scope of the use of ICT in education.
identify the conditions necessary to effectively leverage technology to enhance student learning and teaching
describe the influence of ICT on approaches to learning and in particular its capacity to support constructivist learning
discuss the complex issues involved in the development of ICT in educational organisations
demonstrate skill in a range of ICT tools useful to enhance learning and teaching
evaluate a range of ICT tools for use to enhance learning and teaching
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2020 are no longer published.
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