The Minimum Core for Information and Communication Technology: Knowledge, Understanding and Personal Skills (Achieving QTLS Series)

The Minimum Core for Information and Communication Technology: Knowledge, Understanding and Personal Skills (Achieving QTLS Series)

By: Alan Clarke (author)Paperback

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Description

The teacher training framework, introduced in September 2007, requires all teachers in the post-16 sector to possess knowledge, understanding and personal skills to at least level 2 in the minimum core for ICT. Coverage and assessment of the minimum core have to be embedded in all Certificate and Diploma courses leading to QTLS and ATLS status. This book is a practical guide to ICT for trainee teachers in the Lifelong Learning Sector. It enables trainee teachers to identify and develop their own ICT skills and to support their students in ICT.

About Author

Dr Alan Clarke is Associate Director for ICT and Learning at the National Institute for Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) and is an Open University teacher. He has been involved with ICT and computer-based learning for over 20 years and is currently a member of the DfES Standards Unit expert group on ICT and the DfES Skills for Life partners group.

Contents

Introduction Your professional development Different factors affecting the acquisition and development of ICT skills Importance of ICT in enabling users to participate in public life, society and the modern economy Main learning disabilities and difficulties relating to ICT learning and skill development Potential barriers that inhibit ICT skills development Communicating about ICT Personal ICT Skills - Communication Personal ICT Skills - Processes Appendix 1: Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills Appendix 2: Minimum Core Appendix 3: Skills audit and action plan Appendix 4: Development Appendix 5: ICT minimum core checklist

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781844452699
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 120
  • ID: 9781844452699
  • weight: 250
  • ISBN10: 1844452697

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