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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.

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:
02/13/2017
Classroom Records
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A unit of study of record-keeping in the classroom. The objective is to introduce participants to the use of a spreadsheet for record-keeping purposes.

Subject:
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
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.

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
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.

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
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.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Author:
Prof. Linglingay McDermott
Date Added:
06/09/2017
Existing and Emerging Technology in Teaching and Learning
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Prof. Linglingay McDermott from the University of the Philippines open University (UPOU) lectures on Existing and Emerging Technology in Teaching & Learning and covers new technologies available to teachers, how to pick the correct tool for specific activities and provides a model for evaluating and selecting tools.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Author:
Prof. Linglingay McDermott
Date Added:
06/09/2017
Finding Subject Specific Materials
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In this lesson we will study some simple methods to locate subject related teaching and learning resources. To be able to do this we will introduce advanced internet search skills, particularly Google Advanced Search

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance
Date Added:
11/23/2017
Finding media to enhance a lesson
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Do you sometimes feel that your teaching materials are old fashioned or out-dated? Are you able to to stimulate the interest of learners who have access to videos, graphics and interesting articles online? This unit will guide you through the process of enhancing your existing teaching materials by finding good quality resources online.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance
Date Added:
11/23/2017
Hardware
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The aim of this unit is that upon completion, teachers will be able to demonstrate the use of common hardware.

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Educational Technology
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Unit of Study
Author:
Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education Zimbabwe
Date Added:
12/07/2017
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
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Ministry of Education (Rwanda)
Author:
Rwanda Education Board
Date Added:
11/30/2016
ICT Essentials for Teachers - Educational Internet
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This is a unit of study whose competency is to describe the functions and purpose of internet in the classroom and demonstrate the capability of using the internet. The objectives are: know and understand different internet applications and identify different areas where internet functions are applicable in the classroom. Identify the threats to students of using the internet.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Ministry of Education (Rwanda)
Author:
Rwanda Education Board
Date Added:
10/29/2016
ICT Essentials for Teachers - Graphics Software
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This is a unit of study whose competency is to describe the purpose and basic functions of graphics software to create a simple graphic display. The Objectives are: Know and understand graphics software concepts and identify basic graphics software functions. Describe the function and purpose of graphics software.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Ministry of Education (Rwanda)
Author:
Rwanda Education Board
Date Added:
10/29/2016
ICT Essentials for Teachers - Hardware
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This is a unit of study whose competency is to explain Basic ICT Concepts, use and demonstrate the use of common hardware the objectives are: Know and understand basic ICT concepts and describe the function and purpose of ICT tools. Identify computer parts and its peripherals.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Ministry of Education (Rwanda)
Author:
Rwanda Education Board
Date Added:
10/26/2016
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.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Ministry of Education (Rwanda)
Author:
Rwanda Education Board
Date Added:
10/25/2016
ICT Essentials for Teachers - Record Keeping & Spreadsheets
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This is a unit of study whose competency is to use ICT to support class administration through the keeping of a digital class record system using a spreadsheet package. The objective is to identify and understand different ICT tool used in the school and class administration.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Open Resource - MoE Kenya KICTCFT
Author:
MoE Kenya KICTCFT
Date Added:
10/27/2016
ICT Essentials for Teachers  - Troubleshooting ICT
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This is a unit of study whose competency is to demonstrate ability to perform basic maintenance and repair on hardware and assist in software troubleshooting. The Objective is to identify common failure on hardware and software resources that require maintenance.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Ministry of Education
Author:
Rwanda Education Board
Date Added:
11/02/2016
ICT Essentials for Teachers - eMail & Social Media
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This is a unit of study whose competency is to describe the functions and purpose of internet in the classroom and demonstrate the capability of using the internet including e-mail, search, and social media functions in classwork.

Subject:
Education
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Unit of Study
Provider:
Ministry of Education (Rwanda)
Author:
Rwanda Education Board
Date Added:
10/29/2016
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 Education an ODeL Practioner’s Perspective
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Prof. Roberto B. Figueroa, Jr. from the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) lectures on ICT in Education: An ODeL Practitioner's Perspective, and covers personal access equipment (PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones), classroom access (data projectors and Smartboards) and server based technologies (the Internet, cloud computing etc.)

Subject:
Education
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Author:
Prof. Roberto B. Figueroa
Date Added:
06/09/2017
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 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
Material Type:
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
Material Type:
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.

Subject:
Educational Technology
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Module
Unit of Study
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
Material Type:
Module
Unit of Study
Author:
Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance
Date Added:
11/23/2017
Internet Navigation
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First unit from the ICT in Education Teacher's Course on Internet Search: Teachers should be able to describe the Internet and the World Wide Web, elaborate on their uses, describe how a browser works and use a URL to access a website. (TL.4.e)

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Commonwealth of Learning
Commonwealth Secretariat
Ministry of Education (Guyana)
Author:
National Center for Educational Resource Development (NCERD)
Date Added:
08/11/2012
Internet Search Engines – Advanced Searching
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This is a unit of study whose competency is developing an understanding of Boolean logic and the way in which it can be used to refine searching skills and techniques. The objective is to build on the basic knowledge about the Internet and searching.

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
Introduction to Interactive Teaching with ICT
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In this session you will learn about:
the cycle of ongoing reflective practice (plan - teach - reflect) and how this can be used to improve planned interactive teaching activities, and an activity on how to use a netbook to open a web browser.

Success criteria.
To meet the learning intentions you will:
use a netbook to open a web browser and induct students in the process before the next session, and reflect on this activity (and revise, if necessary) to ensure maximum interaction from students.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Abel Makonga
Agness Tembo
Bjoern Hassler
Janet Blair
Nitu Duggal
Sara Hennessy
Wei Shin Leong
Date Added:
03/06/2017
Kenyan ICT CFT Course
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The KICTCFT course is an intermediate level ICT integration course. It builds on what teachers already know and encourages them to apply their knowledge and skills in the classroom. It is at the Knowledge Deepening level and will require teachers to do rather than just know. It focuses on a number of ICT competencies drawn from the UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers (CFT).

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Ministry of Education Science and Technology (Kenya)
Author:
KICD
MoEST
TSC
Date Added:
10/11/2016
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
Maîtrise de l'information et de la recherche sur Internet
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Objectifs spécifiques

À la fin de cette unité, vous devriez être en mesure de:

1. Rechercher sur l'Internet des ressources en utilisant différents moteurs de recherche
2. Identifier des portails ou des référentiels Web pour traiter de sujets spécifiques
3. Actionner différents progiciels libres appropriés pour votre sujet
4. Évaluer l'exactitude des ressources Web et les matériaux de référence Internet en utilisant un format standard

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche
Author:
Université de Lomé
Date Added:
02/10/2017
Microsoft PowerPoint
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The aim of this unit is that upon completion, teachers will be able to understand presentation software such as Microsoft PowerPoint and be able to create a presentation using this tool.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education Zimbabwe
Date Added:
12/07/2017
Orientation to the SmartBoard I (Revision)
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Many of our classrooms now have an Interactive Whiteboard and our laptops have collaborative learning software installed on them. Are you using your Interactive Whiteboard effectively? Is it living up to your expectations? In this unit we will have a look at how to get more out of this technology.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance
Date Added:
11/23/2017
Planning Learning Through Projects
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In earlier courses you learned about the key educational principles behind innovative approaches to learning and how digital literacy prepares students for a digital society. One way of bringing this approach to life in the classroom is through project-based approaches to learning. The purpose of this course is to provide participants with an understanding of the key components of a structured project and we will use the WebQuest as an example. The course is practical, exploring and analysing existing projects, and inviting participants to develop their own project using a 4-part structure. A planning template provides a “place” where the various ideas and aspects involved in a project design can be systematically collected. Where relevant, the concepts underlying the various aspects of a project are referenced and briefly explored.

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:
02/13/2017
Planning for Technology Integration
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This course simulates a process (stretching over two courses) which school leaders could follow while planning/reviewing and preparing for technology-enhanced learning in their schools. Previous courses in this CCTI programme have shown us how technology-based resources result in an ever-changing landscape which requires stakeholders to develop a clear vision and for leaders to facilitate the capacity-building of these stakeholders to respond collectively to that vision.

Planning is a cyclic process, as shown in the image below. We will follow one cycle during the process of the two courses in this series.

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:
02/13/2017
Presenting a Lesson Using Your Laptop
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In this unit, we are going to look at a couple of really creative ways in which you can use your SMART board. Units 14 and 15 should have introduced you to enough of the mechanics of using your SMART board. Now it is time to use this knowledge to focus on improving the learning that happens in your classroom.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance
Date Added:
11/23/2017
Professional Development with Technology
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Research demonstrates that teacher professional development is most effective when it is school-based and when teachers see it as directly relevant to teaching and learning. In the digital age, professional development activities have become de-centralised and individualised. At the same time they have become globalised and collaborative. In this course, you will select a focus for your own professional development and experience the variety of resources and tools available.

You will develop recommendations for leading professional development at your school. This course builds foundational knowledge and technology skills useful for participating in the CCTI programme and for planning a school-wide professional development strategy in Course 8: Planning for Technology Integration.

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
Reporting on Policy Impact
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This unit from the Guyana ICT in Education for Teachers Course provides training so that teachers are able to describe and demonstrate the basic tasks and uses of word processors, such as text entry, editing text, formatting text and printing (TL.4.b ). This is done by summarising the impact of the Guyana ICT in Education policy

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Commonwealth of Learning
Commonwealth Secretariat
Ministry of Education (Guyana)
Author:
National Center for Educational Resource Development (NCERD)
Date Added:
10/11/2016
School Records
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A unit of study of the idea of collaborative databases. The objective is for teachers to access and evaluate an administration program. Set up and load information and print reports.

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