The Nature of Literacy with ICT Integration

Today, the impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has numerous implications on literacy teaching and learning. As a teacher, you are not only challenged to integrate ICT into traditional aspects of literacy instruction, but also to engage students in emerging technological literacies.

NESA and TQI Accredited Course

Completing this online workshop will contribute to 5 hours of NESA and TQI registered PD addressing 2.6.2, 3.4.2 (NESA) and 2.5.2, 2.6.2 and 3.4.2 of Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW, QLD, Vic and ACT (Australia).

Teaching within the Context of Literacy with ICT integration

In your classroom, your role as teacher is more important not less, as new technologies become central to everyday literacy instruction.
Literacy courses for teachers

Course Objective

You will learn how to enhance literacy in your curriculum with ICT by implementing sound literacy-ICT teaching strategies boosted by teacher competence, clear goals and the development of purposeful and meaningful Literacy-ICT activities. In addition, you will gain the expertise you need in order to develop 21st century skills in your classroom practices as you collaborate and reflect on your learning experiences.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Analysing the Situation

    • About this course

    • Welcome to the Online Workshop - Message from your instructor

    • How to get the most from this course

    • Before you go...

    • Teacher Competence in Teaching Literacy with ICT

    • Choosing the right software

    • Determining your level of capability in ICT

    • TPACK for Literacy Teaching

    • Module Reflection

    • Module Survey

  • 2

    ICT Tools and Concepts that Develop Literacy and ICT Capability

  • 3

    Embedding Word Processing Practices to Develop Literacy & ICT Capability

    • What do you need to know about Word Processing?

    • What are the expected skills for students that they need to know?

    • Class Integration for Word Processing

    • Creative uses of MS Word in the Literacy Classroom

    • Word Processing Literacy Exercise

    • Copy of Module Survey

  • 4

    Using Blogs and Wikis for Literacy teaching

    • Why Blog?

    • What are the benefits of blogging?

    • Classroom Integration

    • Using Wikis (What I Know Is) in the Classroom

    • Module Survey

  • 5

    Assessment of 21st Century Skills

    • The Importance of Assessment of ICT skills in Literacy Learning

    • Planning Literacy with ICT Integration

    • Assessing Literacy when ICT is used

    • ICT and Assessing Literacy Development

  • 6

    Literacy with ICT Teaching Strategies for Primary School

    • Optimial Literacy with ICT Learning Environments

    • Planning for Literacy with ICT Integration

    • Introducing new software to students

    • Delivering the Literacy Lesson

    • Building on Children's Experiences with ICT

    • How to Monitor Literacy with ICT Activities

    • Teacher Intervention

    • Teaching Approaches to Literacy with ICT learning

    • Student Reflection on Learning

    • Module Survey

    • Course survey