Course code Peda5012

Credit points 2

ICT in Education

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures16

Number of hours for laboratory classes16

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation16.02.2016

Responsible UnitInstitute of Education and Home Economics

Course developer

author Vadības sistēmu katedra

Nataļja Vronska

Dr. paed.

Course abstract

The course gives deeper knowledge about possibilities of information and communication technologies integration (ICT) into the learning process, in relation to aims and objectives. Master students acquire skills to organize test works, developing combined evaluation system. Master students acquire skills to choose respective ICT in a concrete pedagogical situation. They get knowledge about school management software; gain insight into the electronic and interactive teaching aids and systems. Master students gain skills in working with the interactive whiteboard and its support programs.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge: understanding of possibilities to use information and communication technologies and about principles of an ICT choice in learning process.
Skills: to evaluate and discuss an information and communication technologies choice for the organisation of educational process; to find the pedagogical approach in solution of problems;
• skills to work with different types of interactive whiteboards and software, presentation skills, skills to build and manage simple electronic teaching tools.
• Competence: independently to search and analyse the information for creation of new integrated approaches; to use skills to integrate ICT for creation of interactive learning materials; the ability to consider the modern ICT impacts on learning; the ability to creatively manage the teaching work through ICT and to address the audience.

Compulsory reading

1. Hofmanis K.D. Prezentācija un moderācija. Efektīva komunikācija un mērķtiecīga tehnisko līdzekļu lietošana. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2005. 128 lpp.
2. Dvorak R. Smart Board interactive whiteboard. USA: John Wiley & Sons Canada, 2012. 231 p.
3. Broadley C., Dixon M. Camtasia Studio 8 – Advanced editing and publishing techniques. UK: Packt Publishing Ltd, 2013. 103 p.

Further reading

1. Vronska N. Topošo skolotāju IKT integrēšanas prasmju attīstība mājturības un mājsaimniecības izglītībā. Promocijas darbs. Jelgava, 2012. 163 lpp.
2. Messano-Ciesla M. Smart Notebook: A Guide to Effective Note Taking. Dubuque: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2000. 296 p.
3. Thies C. Camtasia for Windows. Herndon: Mercury Learning & Information, 2014. 200 p.