University of London
ICT in Primary Education: Transforming children's learning across the curriculum
University of London

ICT in Primary Education: Transforming children's learning across the curriculum

Taught in English

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21 hours to complete
3 weeks at 7 hours a week
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There are 6 modules in this course

This week will enable you to be aware of the range of reasons for using ICT and to critique the strategies for developing ICT over time. You will also analyse the strengths and weakness of different decision-making mechanismsand become familiar with a wider range of useful tools and resources for integrating ICT

What's included

7 videos7 readings7 discussion prompts

This week will enable you to identify different dimensions of change at the school level due to the integration of ICT and to be aware of new opportunities for global participation facilitated by technology. You will also begin to understand the features involved in effective professional development and be aware of how children perceive the use of technology in a school context

What's included

7 videos6 readings7 discussion prompts

This week will introduce the primary school teaching community and enable you to contribute to the integration of a range of effective ICT-based practices and pedagogies. In addition we aim to increase understanding of the differences in teaching and learning styles, and how different learning activities can contribute to the depth of learning.

What's included

10 videos2 readings1 peer review3 discussion prompts

This week we aim to encourage you to know different categories of ICT tools, their affordances and different criteria to be applied when selecting them. As well as be able to analyze the needs for digital content and various strategies how to get it, share, or develop and to be aware of the potential of ICT to support computational thinking, to reflect on the needs, priorities, and future plans for further developing and extending the digital environment.

What's included

5 videos2 readings2 peer reviews4 discussion prompts

This week we hope to enable you to identify the different dimensions of implementation issues, and apply them to your own context and to become aware of problems that can be encountered in using ICT. We also wish you to share and build some solutions to these concerns and problems and consider these solutions to be of different kinds: learning design, infrastructure, negotiation with parents, communities of practice, policies, staff development, pedagogical innovations, differentiation, affordable access, and teaching support.

What's included

10 videos2 readings1 peer review4 discussion prompts

This week we aim to explain the pivotal role of the teacher in the ICT-enhanced learning environments and to identify the competencies of the teacher to take up this role effectively in the ICT-enhanced learning environments. As well as explain the conditions for supporting the teachers to take up this role effectively in the ICT-enhanced learning environments

What's included

1 video2 readings1 peer review

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4.6 (35 ratings)
Professor Diana  Laurillard
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