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Approaches to ICT & Pedagogical Integration
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Today’s learners use a variety of technologies to access knowledge resources and interact globally with people. These interactions create a digital society that affords learners opportunities for education, entertainment and social interaction. Consequently, teachers should consider harnessing this know-how to create learning experiences that advance the curriculum objectives and respond to the directives of the national policy studied in unit 1.

In this unit we will evaluate pedagogical approaches to using ICT in such a way that it supports the teaching of curriculum objectives.

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Educational Technology
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Unit of Study
Author:
Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance
Date Added:
11/23/2017
Change Leadership for Technology Integration
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This course proceeds or should be done concurrently with the “Planning for Technology Integration” course during which the initial planning for e-learning  and technology in the school is completed. During this course we strategise around several key elements of change leadership, such as capacity building and the cultures of learning and evaluation, which will help to sustain the change and continue growing a sense of ownership of the e-learning vision. The course also addresses ongoing implementation issues regarding support and maintenance and facing challenges adaptively.

Why Change Leadership?
When new and innovative approaches are adopted in a school e-learning plan, new technologies may be identified as resources. Both represent change/transformation in the school. Implementing a School Technology Plan requires management of processes as well as people and technology. If process and technology are changing in a school, stakeholders (the people concerned) need to feel ownership of the direction of change if educational transformation is to succeed. Therefore, being a technology leader in the school requires an understanding of the process of change leadership, because ultimately it's all about the people, especially the teachers and learners.

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Education
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Unit of Study
Provider:
Commonwealth of Learning
Provider Set:
Commonwealth Certificate for Teacher ICT Integration
Author:
SchoolNet South Africa
Date Added:
02/13/2017
Designing Learning
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The purpose of this course is to inspire you to explore the possibilities of teaching in innovative, educationally sound ways. It is a foundational course which can provide an impetus for a more detailed exploration of various aspects of innovative teaching and learning, both in terms of your own practice (as a stand-alone), but also specifically as a basis for the other courses. You will critically evaluate some current innovative approaches which are broadly constructivist in approach. By becoming familiar with some key concepts and some principles of instructional design, you will understand the need to adopt and foster a constructivist approach. You will be introduced to the habit of reflecting on your own practice, and also to discussion and collaboration within the group studying the module, thereby setting up those skills for future modules.

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Education
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Unit of Study
Provider:
Commonwealth of Learning
Provider Set:
Commonwealth Certificate for Teacher ICT Integration
Author:
SchoolNet South Africa
Date Added:
02/10/2017
Education in a Digital Society
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Today’s learners can use a variety of technologies to access knowledge resources and interact globally with people. These interactions create a digital society that affords learners opportunities for education, entertainment and social interaction. Most of today’s children are comfortable using technology, but may not use it efficiently, effectively or appropriately. Teachers can create learning experiences that foster specific digital literacy skills. They can also help learners understand their roles and responsibilities as responsible digital citizens who can participate in the knowledge economy.

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Education
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Unit of Study
Provider:
Commonwealth of Learning
Provider Set:
Commonwealth Certificate for Teacher ICT Integration
Author:
SchoolNet South Africa
Date Added:
02/10/2017
Evaluating Resources
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Prof. Linglingay McDermott of the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) lectures on how to evaluate resources found on the web using Bate's SECTIONS model (2003): Students, Ease of Use, Cost, Teaching & Learning, Interactivity, Organizational Issues, Networking and Security and Privacy.

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Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Author:
Prof. Linglingay McDermott
Date Added:
06/09/2017
Flexibility
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Melinda dP. Bandalaria (Ph.D) from the University of Philippines Open University (UPOU) lectures on how ICT provides high levels of flexibility for learning. She also looks at collaboration, synchronous vs asynchronous learning, improved access to learning materials via OERs and MOOCs. She calls for teachers to use a 'Flipped Classroom'.

Subject:
Educational Technology
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Lecture
Author:
Melinda dP. Bandalaria
Date Added:
06/08/2017
Graphic Tools to Enhance Teaching & Learning
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A unit of study for learners to consolidate their PowerPoint skills and provide them with opportunities to learn how to insert graphic elements into their presentations. The objective is to learn how to integrate graphic elements into their presentations.

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Education
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Unit of Study
Provider:
Guyana Ministry of Education
Author:
National Center for Educational Resource Development (NCERD)
Date Added:
11/08/2016
ICT Essentials for Teachers Curriculum Guide
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This is a manual that shows the curriculum coverage of the Rwanda ICT Essentials for Teachers Course. It provides the course structure, the specific competencies, and provides a suggested facilitation process

Subject:
Education
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Full Course
Provider:
Ministry of Education (Rwanda)
Author:
Rwanda Education Board
Date Added:
11/30/2016
ICT Essentials for Teachers - ICT to Support Traditional Pedagogy
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This is a unit of study whose competency is to Incorporate appropriate ICT activities into lesson plans so as to support student acquisition of school subject matter knowledge and use presentation software and digital resources to support instruction and problem solving in the classroom.

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Education
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Unit of Study
Provider:
Ministry of Education (Rwanda)
Author:
Rwanda Education Board
Date Added:
10/25/2016
ICT in Education Course
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This course has been developed to support the training of teachers to integrate ICT into their teaching practices. The materials, guides and activities are strongly aligned with the UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers (CFT).
While the course embraces the role ICT can bring to the classroom it is also not held prisoner by the need for high end or sophisticated technology platforms. The course can be deployed in areas of limited or no connectivity via CD ROM or memory stick as most of the resources have been previously downloaded and collected. There are also web and paper based versions of the lessons and guides.
This course uses materials that are Open Education Resources (OER) or free to use for educational purposes, allowing the use and distribution, and in some instances the repurposing of the materials, at no additional cost. (See the Open License tab for more information).
But most importantly we hope the lessons are fun and engaging enough to introduce new possibilities and refresh the participant's passion for teaching and learning.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Commonwealth of Learning
Commonwealth Secretariat
Ministry of Education (Guyana)
Author:
National Center for Educational Resource Development (NCERD)
Date Added:
10/11/2016
ICT in the Learning Environment
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ICT in the Learning Environment by Prof. Brenda B. Corpuz of the Technological Institute of the Philippines. ICT is a boon for teachers because it promotes efficient, effective and interactiv learning.

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Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Author:
Prof. Brenda B. Corpuz
Date Added:
06/08/2017
ICT to Support Traditional Pedagogy
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The aim of this unit is that upon completion, the teachers will be able to incorporate the use of ICT into learning and teaching processes so as to support acquisition of learning area content and skills.

Subject:
Educational Technology
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Unit of Study
Author:
Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education Zimbabwe
Date Added:
12/07/2017
Innovative Approaches to Learning with Technology
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Teachers require the competencies and knowledge to implement learner-centred classrooms that integrate technology and foster innovative teaching and learning practices. This course builds on the foundations of knowledge of learning theories and basic technology-enhanced teaching to focus on more innovative classroom activities. This course also focuses on learner engagement, developing 21st Century skills and engaging learners in knowledge-building tasks.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Commonwealth of Learning
Provider Set:
Commonwealth Certificate for Teacher ICT Integration
Author:
SchoolNet South Africa
Date Added:
02/10/2017
Integrating ICT into Didactic Teaching Methodologies
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A unit of study whose competency is understanding two methodologies of teaching, Constructivism and Didacticism. Investigate how ICT supports these methodologies. The objectives are for learners to use multiple methods in their teaching and understand how ICT can be employed to support each methodology.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Guyana Ministry of Education
Author:
National Center for Educational Resource Development (NCERD)
Date Added:
11/08/2016
Integrating Presentation Software into Learning
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Presentation software tools such as Microsoft PowerPoint (PPT) are useful not only for enhancing your own teaching materials and presentations with interesting images and enticing colours, but also to create interactive learning opportunities.

This unit focuses on integrating a presentation software tool such as PPT into learning. It is important that you familiarise yourself with how to use Microsoft PowerPoint before you attempt this unit.

Subject:
Educational Technology
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Unit of Study
Author:
Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance
Date Added:
11/23/2017
Integrating Presentation Software into Teaching
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With increasing access to television, internet and movies, learners have become increasingly more visual. As teachers, instead of trying to continue using only traditional ‘chalk and talk’ methods there is a need to meet our learner’s need for visual stimulation, never at the expense of good sound teaching/pedagogy but rather to enhance the information that we are sharing with them.
This unit will guide you through using presentation software to help you enhance your current teaching methods and materials. For the purposes of this unit we will be using Microsoft PowerPoint as an example of presentation software.

Subject:
Educational Technology
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Unit of Study
Author:
Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance
Date Added:
11/23/2017
Integrating Word Processing into Learning
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This unit will give you the opportunity to learn how to use MS Word in order to edit an existing document and how to print a document once you have completed it. Throughout this lesson you will be challenged to think about ways in which you can encourage your learners to use MS Word in their classroom activities and homework assignments.

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Educational Technology
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Author:
Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance
Date Added:
11/23/2017
Integrating Word Processing into Teaching
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Knowing how technology works is important, however, it is even more important that you feel equipped and confident enough to use technology to enhance your teaching and the learner experience. This unit will refresh the knowledge that you gained in the face to face workshop and also help you to create some useful documents that you can use in your classroom.

Subject:
Educational Technology
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Module
Unit of Study
Author:
Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance
Date Added:
11/23/2017
Managing Technology-Rich Learning Spaces
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The purpose of this course is to allow participants to take a deeper look at the wide variety of technology options available to today's learners, and then to explore how to use these to create and manage innovative learning spaces. Participants will look at both traditional and new configurations and consider how they can use and manage these different technology options. Each raises unique issues to the teacher managing the class. These issues are related both to managing the class, and to designing the learning and the learning environment, no matter what options are available. In this course we will attempt to raise and discuss these issues so we can draw our own personal conclusions and be more effective designers of learning experiences.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider Set:
Commonwealth Certificate for Teacher ICT Integration
Author:
SchoolNet South Africa
Date Added:
02/13/2017