Undergraduate Course: Information and Communications Technology (EDUA10041)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This option will focus on the role ICT may play in teaching and learning in Primary schools. The broad aim of the course is to help students become more knowledgeable, confident, critical and creative users of technology in their planning of teaching and learning. Practical work with ICT will be combined with consideration of relevant findings from educational research, with emphasis on exploratory and expressive uses of technology underpinned by current theories of learning. Policy issues relating to ICT will be discussed in the light of critical literature. By the end of the course students should be able to critically evaluate ICT developments and plan novel forms of pedagogy that can exploit appropriate technology to enrich the classroom environment.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Qualifications required for the B.Ed. (Hons.) Primary and normally completion of years 1 and 2 of an undergraduate programme
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Qualifications required for the B.Ed. (Hons.) Primary and normally completion of years 1 and 2 of an undergraduate programme
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 27,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||4000 word Assignment
|No Exam Information
| By the end of the course students will be able to:
1.Operate and evaluate new learning technology aimed at Primary classroom contexts, including systems that are experimental, novel or emerging from research.
2.Discuss critically the design and deployment of classroom ICT systems from a perspective of theories of teaching and learning and current research.
3.Critically discuss and analyse trends in educational policy and practice relating to ICT.
4.Identify and discuss potential connections and discontinuities between the theoretical aspects and the application of ICT in educational policies and practice.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Mrs Jennifer Kirkwood
Tel: (0131 6)51 6103
|Course secretary||Miss Jenna Mcculloch
Tel: (0131 6)51 6012
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