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Undergraduate Module Descriptors 2012/13

BE5016: Foundation Subject Strength: ICT One

Module Title Foundation Subject Strength: ICT One
Module Code BE5016
Module Tutor Lindsay Evans
School Institute of Education and Public Services
CAT Points 15
Level of Study 5
Pre-requisites Before taking this module you must pass BE4003 and pass BE4008
Co-requisites None
Restrictions Available only to students on the BEd (Hons) Primary Education / BA Primary Professional Education programmes
Brief Description

This module is designed to develop in depth subject knowledge of ICT and pedagogy for teaching, through applied study. There is a particular emphasis on planning sequences of lessons and developing an understanding of the principle of planning for progression. During this module there will be opportunities for students to work with children. Students will be able to recognise underachievement and respond positively and appropriately to individual and diverse learning needs through the planning, teaching, assessment and evaluation of the subject across all learners.

Indicative Syllabus

This module is designed to enable students to develop an in depth subject knowledge of Educational ICT. Key aspects of ICT subject knowledge and creative and challenging approaches to the teaching of ICT will be explored. Students will be supported in planning, teaching and assessing ICT and the principle of planning for progression through sequences of lessons.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module students will:

1. Develop personal skills and subject knowledge in ICT

2. Have a secure knowledge and understanding of the statutory curriculum requirements and teaching and learning approaches in ICT

3. Have an understanding of the underlying concepts and principles that define the distinctive nature of the subject and demonstrate a critical understanding of developments in ICT

4. Developing knowledge and understanding of ICT in education and related pedagogy

5. Know how to use skills in ICT to support their teaching and wider professional activities.

6. Design opportunities for learners to develop their ICT skills.

7. Have a creative and constructively critical approach towards innovation, being prepared to adapt their practice where benefits and improvements are identified

8. be able to select appropriate teaching resources and teaching and learning approaches and justify their use

9. know how to plan and teach well-structured lessons and sequences of lessons that promote good progress and outcomes by pupils

10. know and understand how to assess pupils’ work in ICT

Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 30
Independent Learning Hours: 120
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 100% Coursework: Individual, standard written: 2500 words or equivalent
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources

The Library Catalogue contains full details of the current reading list for this module. Further details may also be found in the Module Guide.

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