Didactic of Informatics
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Informaatika didaktika
Course title in English
Didactic of Informatics
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
autumn - spring
Assessment form
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
õppejõud on määramata
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
Course aims to introduce social and cultural specifications of networked society, its identity and dynamics, supporting technologies, possibilities and application fields of social network analysis.
Brief description of the course
Foundations of didactics, its three main components educational objectives, content and methods. The role, aims and contents of school informatics in Estonian National Curricula, comparison with other countries. History and future trends of school informatics in Estonia and other countries. Curriculum design and informatics as a subject on the school level. Lesson planning. Instructional tasks and assessment in school informatics. Informatics as integrative and integrated subject. Informatics and information technology as cross-curricular topics in school curriculum, ICT-based multidisciplinary projects. Using presentation equipment and groupware tools, active learning in informatics lesson. Development of electronic learning materials and automated quizzes.
Independent work
1. Develop a detailed study plan for an academic year (preferably for the 6th or 8th class)
2. Create 3 detailed lesson plans (which is related to study plan)
3. One multimedia learning resource for one of these lessons
Mart Laanpere