|Course Title||IT in Education Pedagogical Series: Information Literacy (IL) for Hong Kong Students (For Librarians and Teachers of Liberal Studies in Secondary Schools)|
|Organising Division||Education Infrastructure Division|
|First Issue Date and Time||2017/05/19 16:55|
|Latest Issue Date and Time||2017/06/09 09:47|
|Participant Group||Principals, Teachers and Librarians in Secondary Schools|
This course aims to inspire the participating teachers in the following aspects:
(1) Understanding of the essence of IL worldwide and locally in Hong Kong;
(2) Implementing IL in the learning and teaching of various subjects;
(3) Helping students use information and information technology ethically and effectively as responsible citizens and lifelong learners;
(4) Developing students’ abilities to:
• identify the need for information;
• locate, evaluate, extract, organise and present information;
• create new ideas;
• cope with the dynamic in our information world; and
• refrain from unethical use of information such as cyber bullying and infringing intellectual property rights.
(5) Formulating school-based curriculum in whole school approach;
(6) Leveraging on community support services and resources to promote healthy and ethical use of online information;
(7) Re-designing / modifying lesson activities to help students to engage with learning content and provide individual guidance to students;
(8) Developing teachers’ leadership skills in planning and promoting Information Literacy; and
(9) Making use of library resources in promoting Information Literacy in different subjects.
Each event will be divided into two sessions which will be held on separate dates, each session with a duration of 3 hours, course content are briefly listed as follows:
SESSION 1: (3 hrs)
(1) Introducing the essence of Information Literacy worldwide and in Hong Kong contexts;
(2) Introducing the Information Literacy for Hong Kong Students 2016;
(3) Application of Information Literacy in various subjects, including examples, hand in activities and discussion; and
(4) Coaching students to be good digital citizen, including discussion on netiquette and cybercrime.
SESSION 2: (3 hrs)
(5) Developing Information Literacy including relevant skills and tools for idea creation;
(6) Introducing methods to avoid unethical use of information;
(7) Formulating school-based curriculum in whole school approach;
(8) Introducing an assignment to nurture students to be a good digital citizen;
(9) Developing the leadership skills to promote Information Literacy in different subjects; and
(10) Making use of library resources in promoting Information Literacy in different subjects.
|Language Medium||Cantonese Supplemented with English|
|CPD Elements for Principal||
|CPD Elements for Teacher||
|Content Area||Information Technology in Education (V)|
|Attendance required for successful completion||100 % Training & development data will be revealed in Teacher's Personal Profile in e-Services Portal upon successful completion.|
1. Heads of schools are requested to submit the online application to the ITE Section on or before the closing date of nomination. Nominations will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis whereas considerations will also be given to allow more schools to participate. Prior application is required and walk-ins will not be entertained.
2. Please note that the said training course is funded by public money and events will be conducted as scheduled when the enrolment reaches 15 per event. To ensure proper use and prevent unnecessary wastage of public money, teachers being admitted should attend the course on time. If the admitted teacher is unable to attend the course as scheduled, head of the school should arrange another teacher to substitute before the commencement of the event in order to prevent wastage of public money. The substituted teacher should attend the course with the Substitution Note shown in Appendix 1. If the admitted teacher is unable to attend the course as scheduled and fails to arrange for substitution, he/she should notify e-Learning Development Laboratory, The University of Hong Kong via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) before the commencement of the event to provide the reason(s) for absence and failing to make the substitution arrangement. If the admitted teacher is absent from any session, head of school is required to fill in a Notice of Absence shown in Appendix 2 for the absentee within one week after the commencement of the respective session to provide the reason(s) for absence and failing to make substitution on time. Please send the completed Substitution Notes and Notices of Absence to e-Learning Development Laboratory, The University of Hong Kong via e-mail (email@example.com), for necessary action.
3. Admitted applicants and the respective school heads will be notified through the e-Services Portal Account at least 7 days before respective event commencement. Successful applicants attending the course should bring along their notification letters for the course. No parking spaces are available at the venue.
4. In the event of adverse weather conditions (e.g. tropical cyclone or rainstorm), concerned training sessions (A.M. or P.M.) scheduled, as per class arrangements of e-Learning Development Laboratory, The University of Hong Kong, will be cancelled pending further notice from the training institute on the make-up arrangement. Details of class arrangements during tropical cyclone/rainstorm are available in Appendix 3.
5. Being late or early leave for more than 30 minutes or failing to submit course-related work within 2 weeks after the completion of the course will NOT be counted as achieving 100% attendance.
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