Curriculum and Instruction in Secondary School Information and Communication Technology
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
A focus on the current curriculum, the development of pedagogical content knowledge, lessons and units, and the design and maintenance of technology-based learning environments. Topics may include security and safety in a networked world; development of design, reasoning, problem solving and algorithmic thinking skills; strategies for dealing with the diversity of abilities, understanding the role of anxiety and motivation in technology instruction, approaches to assessment and evaluation unique to the teaching of computer studies, and the teachers' role in school technology leadership.
Note: Open to students who have completed the prescribed teaching area and are admitted to professional year or Post-Degree Professional Program, or who have special permission of the Manager, Teacher Education.
Graduate course in the Curriculum and Instruction Studies program administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.