Technology Enhanced Learning
2nd Cycle Studies - Mestrado
The lectures are for the presentation of the syllabus, including the main concepts, approaches, theories, methodologies and some tools of the area.
The laboratory classes are for practical work including the analysis of educational software, the support to the design and development of a prototype of an educational application and to the design and development of an e-learning course.
It is intended with this course that the student knows the different ways of using Information and Communication Technologies in Education and Training. It includes techniques, methodologies and tools for this particular use, as well as it should promote the building of skills to software and e-learning courses design and delivery.
INTRODUCTION: General considerations on the use of information and communications technologies in education and training.
EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONS: Types; underlying learning theories and philosophies, contexts of use.
DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONS: Classical methodologies and constructivist methodologies, tools to support its development, authoring systems.
DISTANCE LEARNING: Introduction, Advantages and disadvantages; Adaptation to different audiences; platforms to support distance learning.
Practical assignments: 15.0%
Boyle, T., “Design for Multimedia Learning”, Prentice-Hall, 1997.
Palloff, R. & Pratt, K., “Building Learning Communities in Cyberspace - Effective strategies for the on-line classroom”, Jossey-Bass Pub, 1999.
Collis, B. (ed), “Tele-Learning in a Digital World: the future of distance learning”, Int. T. Computer Press, 1997.
Nistal, M.L.;Iglesias, M.F.; & Rifon, L.A. (eds), “Computers and Education: Towards a lifelong learning society”, Kluwer Academic Pub, 2003.
Aldrich, C., “Simulations and the future of learning”, Pfeiffer, 2004.
REVISTAS EXISTENTES NA BIBLIOTECA DO POLO II/JOURNALS IN POLO II LIBRARY:
Computers in Education
Educational Technology Research and Development
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia
Education and Information Technologies
Innovations in Education and Training International