Distance learning course for training teachers' ICT competence

Valentina Dagiene, Lina Zajančkauskiene, Inga Žilinskiene

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Abstract

Nowadays teachers are required to meet social, pedagogical and objective requirements related to the information and communication technology (ICT). This is the main reason to pay more attention to teachers' training by means of ICT and render opportunities for them to get access to topical information, to learn while working. Distance education is one of the learner-friendly ways to give them the necessary knowledge and to develop ICT skills. The paper deals with a distance learning course designed for teachers who are working at secondary schools in Lithuania. The course is developed to improve teachers' computer literacy and educational skills of ICT application. The main requirements to regulating teachers' ICT literacy competence, the results of researches on ICT in education, the basic requirements and principles for creating distance education courses are also discussed. Finally, the structure of the distance education course is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Pages282-292
Number of pages11
Volume5090 LNCS
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes
Event3rd International Conference on Informatics in Secondary Schools - Evolution and Perspective, ISSEP 2008 - Torun, Poland
Duration: Jul 1 2008Jul 4 2008

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume5090 LNCS
ISSN (Print)03029743
ISSN (Electronic)16113349

Other

Other3rd International Conference on Informatics in Secondary Schools - Evolution and Perspective, ISSEP 2008
CountryPoland
CityTorun
Period7/1/087/4/08

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Keywords

  • Distance learning course
  • ICT competence
  • ICT integration
  • Teacher training

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Computer Science(all)
  • Theoretical Computer Science

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Dagiene, V., Zajančkauskiene, L., & Žilinskiene, I. (2008). Distance learning course for training teachers' ICT competence. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) (Vol. 5090 LNCS, pp. 282-292). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 5090 LNCS). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-69924-8_26