Practicum in Didactics of Informatics I
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Informaatika didaktika praktikum I
Course title in English
Practicum in Didactics of Informatics I
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
Assessment form
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
õppejõud on määramata
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To develop the students’ skills of planning and conducting the teaching process in informatics; to enable the integration of theory and practice as well as the preparation for the first teaching practice
Brief description of the course
The theoretical knowledge obtained in subject didactics is put into practice in real school environment. Based upon the subject didactics course the student prepares 5 practicum tasks for which feedback will be received from the supervising teacher, lecturer and peer students. The tasks are carried out at school according to the individual action programme (in agreement with the school supervisor).
Independent work
Learning tasks:
1. Composing an ICT competence test based on national curriculum
2. Composing an assessment rubric for student’s e-portfolio
3. Create a screencast for self-study in informatics
4. Supervise a student project on cross-curricular theme Technology and innovation
5. Plan and conduct a lesson that integrates informatics with another subject
Learning outcomes in the course
By the end of the subject didactics practicum the student is able to:
1. Compose ICT competence tests
2. Assess learning outcomes in informatics using e-portfolio
3. Develop multimedia learning resources
4. Supervise student projects associated with cross-curricular theme Technology & Innovation
Assessment methods
The performance of all the tasks is assessed according to the set requirements.
Mart Laanpere
Study literature
Laanpere, M.; Põldoja H. (2005) Informaatika didaktika e-õpik. Vt.
Reedik, M.(toim.) (2010) Informaatika aineraamat. Vt.