2010_ICT_Overview

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ICT in the classroom:

ICT in the classroom Semester 2, 2010 Semester 2, 2010

Learning topic:

Learning topic The focus of this unit is learning with information and communications technologies (ICTs). Aim - to provide an introduction to the use of technologies as powerful cognitive tools for learning. Main purpose - to give teacher education students the opportunity to consider critically a range of issues of concern to all teachers who use ICT in their classrooms.

Learner cohort:

Learner cohort An elective unit for second or third year pre-service teachers. It is designed as a general elective for those interested in using ICTs in schools (K-12), post-secondary institutions such as TAFE colleges or universities, as well as training establishments.

Analysis:

Analysis Analysis worksheet https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xeqF4sPAJfuSGgfPiPv07GgfAoLvxT7_lMf9NpVhNTs/edit?hl=en_GB Herrington, J., Reeves, T.C., & Oliver, R. (2010). A guide to authentic e-learning

Learning objectives:

Learning objectives At the end of this unit students should be able to: Explain some of the major issues in ICT in education Use major applications such as word processing, presentation or web tools to design a significant unit of work for education Have an appreciation of key issues in the design, implementation and evaluation of ‘e-learning’ and ‘m-learning’ environments

Mapping:

Mapping Learning Objectives Workplace Activities Learning Tasks Explain some of the major issues in ICT in education Staff presentation, educational conference Task 1 - Research ICT trends & issues and create a 10 minute presentation (PowerPoint or Keynote) to deliver to peers at virtual staff meeting (web-conference). Use major applications such as word processing, presentation or web tools to design a significant unit of work for education Lesson planning Task 2 - Create a unit of work for your teaching area to engage students over a 2-3 week period (website or formatted document) Have an appreciation of (identify) key issues in the design, implementation and evaluation of ‘e-learning’ and ‘m-learning’ environments Research e-learning and m-learning Exam

Learning context & tasks:

Learning context & tasks New national curriculum and training policies require all educational institutions to integrate ICT in their classrooms to provide students with essential ICT skills. Task 1: Imagine that you have been asked to make a presentation at a staff meeting in your institution or at a small conference, on trends and issues in ICT in your own area of teaching. Task 2: Now explore the topic: Teaching and learning X with current and future ICTs in more depth by using the trends and issues to design a unit of work in your area of interest (e.g., primary science, Year 11 mathematics, tax law at TAFE).

Design:

Design Unit Information and Learning Guide. Semester 2, 2010

Assessment details:

Assessment details The two assignments for this unit centre around the topic: Teaching and learning X with current and future ICTs where X might be: primary school reading or secondary school history or middle school science or undergraduate nurse education or early childhood creative arts or any area of professional interest. Make sure that you choose a topic that is relevant to your interests in teaching and learning. You will locate resources on this topic and create a presentation for Assignment 1. Then you will build on this by creating a unit of work on this topic in your chosen area of interest ( Teaching and learning X with current and future ICTs ) for Assignment 2. Assessment component Weighting Due date Assignment 1 20% Friday, Week 3 Assignment 2 40% Friday, Week 14 Examination 40% During assessment weeks 16 -17

Assignment 1:

Assignment 1

Assignment 2:

Assignment 2 Science Year 8

How presentation was made:

How presentation was made Created PowerPoint presentation Used “Record Narration” ( SlideShow menu) to record audio for each slide Uploaded final presentation to authorSTREAM

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