Assessed Blog Activity 3.3 (2016) Skills for teachers.

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IT skills which are desirable for teachers to develop courseware using DLT are as follows:

Basic:

  • Productivity Apps – Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentation Tools, Note taking and organization apps
  • Use video content to engage students
  • Use Social networking sites to connect with colleagues and grow professionally
  • Curate web content for classroom learning
  • Find and evaluate authentic web based content
  • Internet Search and Research skills
  • Self learning of tech and where to go for help

Intermediate:

  • Use Social bookmarking to share resources with and between learners
  • Understand issues related to copyright and fair use of online materials
  • Use blogs and wikis to create online platforms for students
  • Exploit digital images for classroom use
  • Create screen capture videos and tutorials
  • Use and provide students with task management tools to organize their work and plan their learning
  • Use digital assessment tools to create quizzes

Advanced:

  • Create and edit digital audio
  • Compile a digital e-portfolio for their own development
  • Be able to detect plagiarized works in students assignments

(Kharbach, M. (2015). The 20 Digital skills Every 21st Century Teacher Should Have. Retrieved from http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/06/33-digital-skills-every-21st-century.html)

(Andrade, D. (2012). 10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have. Retrieved from http://educationaltechnologyguy.blogspot.co.nz/2012/06/10-technology-skills-every-educator.html)

(Image retrieved from http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/2015/02/25/understanding-mytechfamily-the-psychology-behind-our-digital-learning-styles-quiz-revealed/)

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