Use of ICT in Vocational Education and Training
SmartVET External Evaluator, Dr. Miriam Judge has started to meet with teachers and Co-ordinators in SmartVET centres this week.
The purpose of the evaluation is to determine whether any changes need to be
made to the model of Continuing Professional Development we are designing and to make changes to the final model. It will also inform recommendations for managing the process to other organisations that are
planning to run a similar model.
Mr. Pat Keane described the introduction of iPads in a school. The school was well equipped with multimedia rooms, broadband and an Apple suite for arts; but it was not easy to access the facilities other than through timetabling for the rooms.
The thinking in this school was that there were advantages in terms of robustness; anti-virus protection; battery power, apps and intuitive nature of the device. Rapid interconnectivity opens a world of resources and information for teachers…Continue
Finite resources - time; patience vs infinite numbers of tools available
Question - is there an education guiding manifesto about what you want to use.
Theere is a rapid pace of change and if we don't have a strong education technology manifesto, we are scuppered - it is time to start emptying the bag of tools!
3 things - tools to help capture perplexity;share perplexity; resolve perplexity;
What does perplexity mean? - student doesn't know something; wants to…Continue