ERIC Number: ED271414
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
A Model Syllabus for Literacy in Information Technology for All Teachers.
van Weert, Tom, Ed.
A model syllabus is presented for promoting literacy in information technology for elementary and secondary school teachers. In the syllabus, information technology is defined, and educational implications of new information technology are discussed in terms of the societal context, and teaching and learning. Educational uses of the new information technology are outlined. Ways in which to introduce new information as well as to promote literacy in information technology in pupils are considered. Practical suggestions are given for courses to help teachers improve their literacy in the information technology field. Courses include: (1) information technology and society; (2) practical work with applications software; (3) introduction to problem solving by algorithmic means; (4) introduction to the architecture of information technology systems; and (5) methodology of teaching information technology. (CB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Teacher Education in Europe.