Information and communication technology teachers' initial education

A. I. Starčič

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    Abstract

    In the paper the course "Educational use of ICT" in initial education of information and communication technology teachers is presented. ICT teachers are facing challenges within school environment when working with students and teachers in cross-curricular teaching and learning. ICT teachers are change agents in enhancing interest and excitement in computer science in school environments enriching teaching and learning experiences. For effective pedagogical work ICT teacher needs professional knowledge with strong basis of content-specific knowledge and pedagogical, didactic and psychological knowledge. In the process of developing wisdom of practice ICT teachers are engaged in school and wider projects of ICT deployment in teaching and learning. The impact on students' and teachers' digital literacy and competences for learning and teaching with ICT depends on ICT teachers' creativity. The project based learning was implemented to foster creativity.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLatest Trends on Engineering Education - 7th WSEAS International Conference on Engineering Education, EDUCATION'10, International Conference on Education and Educational Technologies
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherACM
    Pages417-421
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Print)9789604742028
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    Event7th WSEAS International Conference on Engineering Education, EDUCATION'10, International Conference on Education and Educational Technologies - Corfu Island, Greece
    Duration: 22 Jul 201024 Jul 2010

    Other

    Other7th WSEAS International Conference on Engineering Education, EDUCATION'10, International Conference on Education and Educational Technologies
    CountryGreece
    CityCorfu Island
    Period22/07/1024/07/10

    Keywords

    • Creativity
    • ICT assisted learning
    • ICT teacher
    • Initial education
    • Multimodality
    • Project based learning

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