Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
The unit aims to introduce students to Educational Primary IT and Computing. It will help to develop students’ personal skills and subject-specific pedagogical knowledge, critically examining the role of IT in primary education. It will develop students’ understanding of approaches to planning, expectations and target setting, monitoring and assessment, meeting the needs of all children, and behaviour management within the context of IT teaching and learning. The unit also aims to support the students’ understanding of how ICT can contribute towards the design and provision of an engaging curriculum and support learning effectively. It will enable students to reflect upon and improve their own practice and take progressivelyincreasing responsibility for identifying and meeting their own CPD needs. The knowledge and skills developed in this unit will form a basis for successful IT use in a primary education context.
A student completing this unit should be able to:
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