Information And Communication Technology EDUC4009

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 5
  • Level: Level 4 (BDS, BVMS, MBChB)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

The overall aims of the ICT course component is to contribute to the BEd Degree Programme in the development of ICT-competent and digitally-aware teachers for Scottish Primary Schools. This aim contains a set of subsidiary aims intended to develop in the individual student:

- Professional Knowledge and Understanding in relation to effective use of ICT in the Primary Curriculum;

- Principles and Perspectives on the effective use of ICT in teaching, learning and administration in primary schools;

- Professional Skills and Abilities required to use ICT in teaching, learning and administration in primary schools;

- Classroom Organisation and Management skills relating to the effective utilisation of ICT in primary schools.

This set of course aims will be overtaken through the Learning Outcomes set for each of the three years of the programme in which ICT is studied.

Timetable

9 - 11 am weekly for 10 weeks. Sessions repeated semester 2.

Main Assessment In: March

Course Aims

The overall aims of the ICT course component is to contribute to the BEd Degree Programme in the development of ICT-competent and digitally-aware teachers for Scottish Primary Schools. This aim contains a set of subsidiary aims intended to develop in the individual student:

- Professional Knowledge and Understanding in relation to effective use of ICT in the Primary Curriculum;

- Principles and Perspectives on the effective use of ICT in teaching, learning and administration in primary schools;

- Professional Skills and Abilities required to use ICT in teaching, learning and administration in primary schools;

- Classroom Organisation and Management skills relating to the effective utilisation of ICT in primary schools.

This set of course aims will be overtaken through the Learning Outcomes set for each of the three years of the programme in which ICT is studied.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

Students will be able to

- reflect on current ICT practice in schools

- develop skills in using ICT to create effective learning environments

- work collaboratively within the learning community

- self evaluate their professional and personal development.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

D Grade