Internet Technology Development
This course develops in the student proficiency in the construction, use and evaluation of internet technologies for teaching and learning. The student will learn how to develop technologies such as Blogs, Wikis, Chat rooms, etc.andutilizetechnologiessuch as RSS Feeds, Cloud Storage and the like.
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
Write their own blogs utilizing any available blog development software
Evaluate various technologies used on the Internet
Develop educational experiences utilizing self-developed or existing web technologies
Develop their own technologies for use on the web
AREAS OF STUDY
Areas of study will include but are not limited to:
Internet terms and terminologies
The World Wide Web
Internet File management
Common Internet Threats and how to combat them
Search engines and Browsers
Blogs, Wikis, Chat rooms, etc.
Cloud Storage and the like.
Video hosting facilities
LEARNING AND TEACHING STRATEGY
The learning and teaching strategy embodies a number of core principles or values as key elements in enhancing the experience of the students which the University advocates and upholds. Among them are:
learning and teaching opportunities offered by the Master of Education programme should challenge students intellectually
learning and teaching is designed to develop student attributes and skills
students should appreciate and demonstrate the importance of displaying high standards of academic integrity in every aspect of their studies
approaches to teaching and assessment foster student engagement with the learning process
Teaching strategy for this course will be the combination of the following major instructional methods:
interactive lecture and discussion
cooperative learning approaches
directed and independent research
individual and group projects
online information exchange.