Syllabus for Teachers


Objectives
  1. Effectively use ICT tools, software applications and digital resources.
  2. Integrate ICT into teaching-learning and its evaluation.
  3. Acquire, organize and create her own digital resources.
  4. Participate in the activities of teachers' networks.
  5. Participate in the evaluation and selection of ICT resources.
  6. Practice safe, ethical and legal ways of using ICT.
  7. Use ICT for making classroom processes more inclusive and to address multiple learning abilities.
Course content

Induction 01

Session 01: Accessing the web I – introduction to the browser and browsing
Session 02: Accessing the web II – introduction to the web
Session 03: Familiarity with the ICT environment – connections and connectors
Session 04: Inputting in Indian languages – fonts and keyboard
Session 05: Creating with ICT – handling text
Session 06: Creating with ICT – handling data
Session 07: Creating with ICT – handling media
Session 08: Operating systems and its requirements
Session 09: Bringing together hardware and software
Session 10: Internet to access information I – exploring web resources
Session 11: Internet to access information II – exploring web resources
Session 12: ICT in the classroom – hardware and software
Session 13: Assistive technologies
Session 14: Working with data I – exploring spreadsheets
Session 15: Working with data II – exploring spreadsheets
Session 16: Email and web based forums
Session 17: Transacting through the web – exploring e-commerce applications
Session 18: MIS systems for educational management
Session 19: Exhibition and peer evaluation
Session 20: Evaluation and portfolio submission

Refresher 01 – Digital Story Telling

Session 01: Deconstructing digital stories
Session 02: Image and video-recording and editing
Special Lecture: Demonstration of photo editing
Session 03: Combining media to tell a story – scripting
Session 04: Evaluating digital stories
Special Lecture: Creating photo essays and video documentation as a source of information and a learning process
Session 05: Projects to be completed during day 3 - 8
Session 06: Digital stories for communicating and learning - possibilities of inclusion
Session 07: Exhibition and peer evaluation of project lessons; portfolio submission and evaluation


Refresher 02 – Data Analysis

Session 01: Look at data, read and make meaning
Session 02: Plots and graphs
Special Lecture: What questions to ask? When to use which methods of data representation and visualization? Limitations of data sources, data representation and data analysis
Session 03: Querying data sets and plots
Session 04: Exploring sources of data, Evaluation of data
Special Lecture: Excerpts from the video “The most important video you will ever see”- on the power of data
Session 05: Projects to be completed during day 3 - 8
Session 06: Communicating data and data analysis
Session 07: Exhibition and peer evaluation of project lessons; portfolio submission and evaluation



Refresher 03 – Internet as a Learning Resource

Session 01: Demonstrating different types of websites to show the possibilities for personal learning
Session 02: Web-based learning objects, simulations and tutorials
Special Lecture: A grand tour of the internet
Session 03: Participating in forums for identifying learning resources, teaching-learning ideas
Session 04: Software applications and tools as and for using teaching-learning resources
Special Lecture: Exploring MOOCs as a space for continuous learning
Session 05: Projects to be completed during day 3 - 8
Session 06: Evaluating internet resources in terms of relevance, ease of use and context
Session 07: Exhibition and peer evaluation of project lessons; portfolio submission and evaluation


Refresher 04 – ICT for teaching-learning - 1

Session 01: Curriculum analysis to determine content (what do I need to teach and what do I need to know)
Session 02: Determine the resources for teaching-learning
Special Lecture: ICT infusion and going beyond the textbook (Presentation of a case study of how the availability of ICT resources can actually result in a different learning experience)
Session 03: Determine appropriate ICT infusion and design a learning plan for a given topic; Identify and add metadata for ICT resources that can be used
Session 04: Exploration of the world of ICT resources for teaching-learning
Special Lecture: ICT Showcase – Educational applications of ICT
Session 05: Projects to be completed during day 3 – 8 (Transacting lessons using given ICT resources and evaluating it)
Session 06: Evaluation of resources – Framework for assessing and evaluating ICT resources - educational tools and applications for integrating ICT into lessons
Session 07: Exhibition and peer evaluation of project lessons; portfolio submission and evaluation


Refresher 05 – ICT for teaching-learning - 2

Session 01: Exploring ICT for teaching-learning, curriculum analysis to determine methods of transacting (how do I teach it)
Session 02: Using appropriate hardware (CD/DVD, projectors, interactive boards)
Special Lecture: ICT showcase, relevant technologies for the classroom
Session 03: Using appropriate software (single and multiple media, animations and simulations)
Session 04: Classroom organisation for ICT infused lessons (teacher led instruction, self-learning and group activities)
Special Lecture: Focussing on enhancing learning – appropriate technologies
Session 05: Projects to be completed during day 3 – 8 (Transacting lessons using given
ICT resources and evaluating it)
Session 06: Evaluation of technologies and ICT infused classrooms – criteria for effective technology use and effectiveness of technology in classrooms
Session 07: Exhibition and peer evaluation of project lessons; portfolio submission and evaluation



Refresher 06 – ICT for Evaluation

Session 01: Evaluation and ICT for Evaluation – purposes and techniques of evaluation, scope of ICT for evaluation
Session 02: Exploring software tools for evaluation
Special Lecture: What can data reveal – exploring data analytics
Session 03: Using appropriate software 01 (for constructing tests / quizzes)
Session 04: Using appropriate software 02 ( managing data, analysis of results, tracking student achievement)
Special Lecture: Focussing on enhancing learning – tracking and managing student achievement
Session 05: Projects to be completed during day 3 – 8 (Constructing and implementing tests / quizzes using given ICT resources)
Session 06: Evaluation of the evaluation process – criteria for technology choice
Session 07: Exhibition and peer evaluation of project lessons; portfolio submission and evaluation


Induction 02

Session 01: Troubleshooting and seeking help
Session 02: Installing hardware and software
Session 03: Synchronous communication on the web
Session 04: Uploading to the web
Session 05: Advanced text processing 01
Session 06: Advanced graphics 01
Session 07: Advanced spreadsheets 01
Session 08: Storage and backup
Session 09: Exhibition and peer evaluation
Session 10: Evaluation and portfolio submission


Refresher 07 – ICT for Documentation and Communication

Session 01: Appropriate media for documentation – features and scope
Session 02: Appropriate media for communication – features and scope
Special Lecture: Communication showcase – what media combination and when
Session 03: Layout, format, and structuring communication
Session 04: Packaging and presenting communication in print, media and the web
Special Lecture: Innovative, interactive presentations – using the features of the web
Session 05: Projects to be completed during day 3 – 8 (creating communication using multiple media and its evaluation)
Session 06: Evaluating media choice and techniques for documentation and communication
Session 07: Exhibition and peer evaluation of project lessons; portfolio submission and evaluation


Refresher 08 – Games

Session 01: Gaming environments for education – range and scope
Session 02: Exploring offline and online games 01
Special Lecture: The psychology of games – immersive gaming environments
Session 03: Exploring offline and online games 02
Session 04: Infusing games into teaching-learning; creating appropriate classroom environments
Special Lecture: Gaming showcase – games for different ages
Session 05: Projects to be completed during day 3 – 8 (exploring educational games with students, documenting its effects)
Session 06: Evaluating games and gaming environments
Session 07: Exhibition and peer evaluation of project lessons; portfolio submission and evaluation


Refresher 09 – Building Communities and Collectivising

Session 01: Online Communities – analysing interactions
Session 02: Sharing thoughts and ideas – blogs, forums and mailing lists
Special Lecture: Virtual communities and virtual identities
Session 03: Collaborative creations 01 – online documents
Session 04: Collaborative creations 02 – wiki as a collective
Special Lecture: Communities’ showcase – developing common cause
Session 05: Projects to be completed during day 3 – 8 (participating in an online community and documenting the experience)
Session 06: Evaluating online communities and participation
Session 07: Exhibition and peer evaluation of project lessons; portfolio submission and evaluation



Refresher 10 to 13 – Subject Specific ICT Tools

Session 01: Understanding the application, its scope for teaching-learning
Session 02: Exploring the software application
Special Lecture: Application showcase – what can you do with it?
Session 03: Exploring the software application
Session 04: Creating content resources
Special Lecture: Extending learning – using the application for activities and projects
Session 05: Projects to be completed during day 3 – 8 (Constructing and implementing a lesson incorporating the software application or content resources made with it)
Session 06: Evaluating content resources made with the software application
Session 07: Exhibition and peer evaluation of project lessons; portfolio submission and evaluation


Refresher 14 – ICT for Educational Administration and Management

Session 01: Role of ICT in educational administration and management – role of information management, process and tools
Session 02: Analysing sources, nature and collection of data
Special Lecture: Databases for educational management – application showcase
Session 03: Creating databases for educational administration
Session 04: Populating data, managing the database, querying and retrieving data
Special Lecture: Visualisation and data analytics in educational management
Session 05: Projects to be completed during day 3 – 8 (constructing a database for a school administration activity and implementing it)
Session 06: Participating in MIS applications for educational management
Session 07: Exhibition and peer evaluation of project lessons; portfolio submission and evaluation



Induction 03

Session 01: Safe and clean ICT environments
Session 02: Updating and upgrading software
Session 03: Exploring educator communities
Session 04: Exploring social networks
Session 05: Advanced text processing 02
Session 06: Advanced graphics 02
Session 07: Advanced spreadsheets 02
Session 08: Creating a web communication (blog site)
Session 09: Exhibition and peer evaluation
Session 10: Evaluation and portfolio submission


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