The Information and Communication Technologies in Primary Teaching course from Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick is designed to provide practicing primary teachers with a holistic approach to the use and application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the Primary School.
Teachers will learn how to skilfully and creatively use ICT to support a wide variety of teaching and learning goals as well as administrative and organisational tasks. They will also learn to identify and evaluate how ICT can best be used to support and enhance children’s learning and to appreciate how thoughtful use of ICT can enrich the learning environment of the classroom and school.
The course will help teachers to gain a critical perspective on ICT’s overall role in education and its role in society in general. Course participants will also get opportunities to conduct classroom-based research.
Further Study Options
- There is a possibility of studying for a further year for a Masters Degree (M Ed) in the topic.
- Entry to the Masters Programme depends on the achievement of a specified minimum QCA in the Graduate Diploma. It then involves attending one taught module in Research Methods and undertaking a substantial dissertation on an approved topic.
- Computers in Education
- Electronic Communications and Networks in Schools
- Computers and School Administration
- Multimedia Authoring
- Computers: School & Classroom Management
- Desktop Publishing
- ICT in Special Needs
- 12 months
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The Graduate Diploma/Masters programme is designed for practising teachers in Primary Schools. Candidates will normally be expected to meet the following requirements:
- Honours/Pass Bachelor of Education degree or Honours primary degree and a Pass/Honours Higher Diploma in Education or equivalent or Pass primary degree and Honours Higher Diploma in Education or equivalent or Primary Teaching Diploma.
- Normally two years of teaching experience or equivalent professional experience e.g. research/development work in education.
Candidates with qualifications other than those specified above and/or who have experience in educational research, relevant professional experience or a proven interest in the use of technology in education, may also be considered for admission.
International9325 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9325 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
EU/EEA4675 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4675 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Limerick
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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