ERIC Number: ED433442
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Developing Skills for Information Technology Tutors. An Open Learning Pack for Tutors of Information Technology.
Clarke, Alan; Essom, Jackie; Forty, Victoria
This open learning pack is designed to help instructors of information technology courses in Great Britain's further education sector to become effective tutors. The pack consists of four learning modules that are each designed to be completed in 30 hours. The modules consist of an introduction that outlines objectives and lists competencies addressed in the module and sections (units of instruction) that include the following: section objectives, instructional text, and exercises. Topics of the modules and sections are as follows: facilitating learning (how adults learn, approaches to learning, feedback, pace and review, supporting older learners); planning and delivering an initial information technology session; teaching methods and information technology (one-to-one teaching, small group teaching, whole-class teaching, demonstrations); designing and delivering an information technology course (introduction to session planning, learning aids, hints and tips, and two levels of information technology content). Appended is a guide to obtaining accreditation through the Open College Network South East Midlands. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Competency Based Teacher Education, Computer Literacy, Delivery Systems, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Instructional Design, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Nontraditional Students, Open Education, Postsecondary Education, Skill Development, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE), 21 De Montfort Street, Leicester LE1 7GE, United Kingdom (120 British pounds). Tel: 0116-204-4200; Web site:
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)