Kenyan ICT CFT Course

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Authoring Digital Resources

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A unit of study within the Kenyan ICT CFT Course. A teacher should use authoring tools or environments to design online materials. So on completion of this unit you should be able to identify and discuss various authoring tools, select a suitable authoring tool and design and develop online materials.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Andrew Moore

Internet Safety

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This is a unit of study from the Kenyan ICT CFT Course. Teacher should be aware of internet safety issues and protect students from harm while using the internet. Teachers should guide students to protect themselves when working online. So on completion of this unit you should be able to identify Internet safety issues and manage Internet safety issues.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Andrew Moore

Policy Understanding

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In this sub-unit, we will investigate the policy environment in which we work. What are the national priorities in terms of ICT and particularly the Kenya National ICT Masterplan? Once complete, you should be able to explain the national priorities for ICT with regard to education.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Andrew Moore

ICT Supporting Curriculum Goals

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A teacher must have deep knowledge of their subject's syllabus and the ability to apply it flexibly using ICT tools and resources. By the end of the unit you should be able to access digital resources and use them to support learning, evaluate a selection of digital teaching and learning resources in line with the set curriculum standards, use ICT Tools to develop lesson plans that align the digital resources to the teaching and learning goals as articulated in the set curriculum standards.

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy, Unit of Study

Author: Andrew Moore

ICT Tools for Didactive Teaching and Learning

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A teacher should use ICT to support traditional methods of teaching and learning in the classroom, therfore by the end of the unit you should be able to identify ICT tools suitable for didactic teaching and learning, describe how didactic teaching and learning and ICT can be used to support student's acquisition of school subject matter knowledge and incorporate appropriate ICT activities into lesson plans so as to support student's acquisition of school subject matter knowledge.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Andrew Moore

ICT to Support Collaboration and Communication

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The teacher should use ICT tools to enhance collaboration and communication in the classroom to support pedagogy. On completion of this unit you should be able to identify collaborative activities to incorporate immediately into classroom practice, identify collaborative and communication tools and platforms, discuss the characteristics of collaborative learning and effective communication and design unit plans and classroom activities to enhance collaborative learning and effective communication. Welcome to this unit on ICT to support collaboration and communication. In this unit we will look at how we can enhance collaboration and communication in classroom teaching using various ICT tools. What tools do we usually use to communicate? Can we use the same tools to communicate in the classroom? Let us find out.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Andrew Moore

Information Literacy and Internet Search

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The teacher should use web resources that match the subject areas. So by the end of this unit you should be able to search on the Internet using various search engines, identify subject-specific web portals or repositories, operate various open-ended software packages appropriate for your subject, evaluate the accuracy of web resources and reference Internet materials using a standard format.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Andrew Moore

Community Communications

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A unit of study from the Kenyan ICT CFT Course. The teacher should use ICT tools to communicate with students and other stakeholders in the education community so as to nurture students’ learning. So on completion of this unit you will be able to identify and discuss appropriate communication tools/platforms and select and use the most suitable communication tools/platforms.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Andrew Moore

ICT and the Physical Learning Environment

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A unit of learning developed as part of the Kenyan ICT CFT Course. A teacher should organise the physical environment to support the needs of the syllabus and the ICT tools. So on completion of this unit you will be able to identify the pros and cons of using computer labs, use ICT effectively in a classroom setting and use ICT in a community setting.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Andrew Moore

Collaborative Teacher Networks

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This is a unit of study from the Kenyan ICT CFT Course. The teacher should use collaborative teacher network tools and platforms to enhance their professional development. So on completion of this unit you will be able to identify collaborative teacher networks and discuss the advantages of collaborative networks Participate in collaborative teacher networks.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Andrew Moore

Personal Learning Networks

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This is a unit of study from the Kenyan ICT CFT Course. The teacher should set up his/her own Personal Learning Network (PLN) using a combination of technologies and tools. So on completion of this unit you will be able to discuss the benefits of Personal Learning Networks and set up a combination of digital tools to access experts and online communities to support professional growth.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Andrew Moore

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).

Material Type: Full Course

Author: Andrew Moore