Enhancing Literacy through ICT

Description:

‘This course introduces a range of practical ways in which you can integrate ICT into your existing literacy activities. The course will provides a wide range of exemplar activities and practical step-by-step tutorials to create sample exemplar materials’  Laptop & books

Course Modules

1. Introduction to ICT and Literacy
2. The Writing Process & ICT
3. Creating Simple Digital Stories
4. ICT and Oral Fluency
5. Storytelling and the Primary Curriculum

Technical Requirements

All our courses require broadband Internet access (Min of 1mb recommended) and participants need to be familiar with using the internet, downloading and installing software.

Course Objectives

The course objective is for teachers to have a fuller understanding of how ICT can be integrated into their literacy activities and to provide them with the skill-set to implement some of these activities on their return to school.

Expected Outcomes

Participants will have a fuller understanding of how digital storytelling can support literacy in their classrooms and will be aware of new definitions of literacy. They will be able to support the writing process using ICT in their classrooms and support pupils in creating digital stories. They will be able to support pupil acquisition of oral fluency using ICT and support pupil reading through the use of ICT.

Course Duration

Delivered online, this course can be taken anytime, anywhere between January 13th and May 31st 2014. Participants will be encouraged to engage with course content for approximately 20 hours.

 

Cost:€89 | Enrol | Current Courses