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Course Name: Information Technology for Adult Learning

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6 Credit


Topics Covered in This Course:

  In Section 1 of this course you will cover these topics:
     Chapter One: Introduction;
     Chapter Two: Can Quality In Learning Be Enhanced Through The Use Of It? Niki Davis, Charles Desforges, John Jessel, Bridget Somekh, Chris Taylor And Gay Vaughan;
  In Section 2 of this course you will cover these topics:
     Chapter Three: Children Writing Words And Building Thoughts: Does The Word Processor Really Help? John Jessel;
     Chapter Four: Number Education For Very Young Children: Can It Change The Nature Of Early Years Mathematics Education? Gay Vaughan;
     Chapter Five: Do Electronic Data Bases Enable Children To Engage In Information Processing? Helen M. Smith;
     Chapter Six: Does Data Logging Change The Nature Of Children's Thinking In Experimental Work In Science? Roy Barton;
     Chapter Seven: Can Design Software Make A Useful Contribution To The Art Curriculum? John Mcgowan;
     Chapter Eight: Children Exploring The Queen's House In Hypertext: Has The Hype Any Educational Potential? John Jessel And Vicky Hurst;
     Chapter Nine: Computers And The Teacher's Role. Peter Scrimshaw;
  In Section 3 of this course you will cover these topics:
     Chapter Ten: Classroom Investigations: Exploring And Evaluating How It Can Support Learning. Bridget Somekh;
     Chapter Eleven: Using It In Classrooms: Experienced Teachers And Students As Co-Learners. Colin Biott & Malcolm Bell;
  In Section 4 of this course you will cover these topics:
     Chapter Twelve: Getting Teachers Started With It And Transferable Skills. Bridget Somekh & Niki Davis;
     Chapter Thirteen: Partnership In Initial Teacher Education. Graham Bryne Hill;
     Chapter Fourteen: Do Electronic Communications Offer A New Learning Opportunity In Classrooms? Niki Davis;
  In Section 5 of this course you will cover these topics:
     Chapter Fifteen: It And The Politics Of Institutional Change. Brudget Somekh, Geoff Whitty & Rod Coveney;
     Chapter Sixteen: Managing Change In Educational Institutions: Reflections On The Effects Of Quality Audit And A Staff Development Project. Rod Coveney;
     chapter seventeen: organising the use of it in educational institutions chris taylor; chapter eighteen: managing curriculum development: using school teacher appraisal to find the means. jon pra
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