Education in Information and Communication Technologies

This course is offered by University of Oviedo. We invite Master students to join this course.

Course description:

Degree: Master
Studies/Career: Teacher Training in Secondary Education
Course: 1st year students
ESTS (Host institution): 6
Institution: University of Oviedo
Course duration: One semester
Pre-requisites: No
Target group: This course is designed to develop digital competences that a future Secondary Teacher must have in order to teach Computing courses in secundary school.
The student will be aware of the implications of technology in the profesional and personal life of any citizen. The student will develop the computational thinking competence, and other digital competences such as collaborative work, contents depelopment in the web, multimedia, social cyber-interaction, and awareness of ethical and security issues.  They will use different technological tools currently needed for the professional and personal life of a citizen in the XXI century.
This course, therefore, is adequate for any university student. They will achieve a good level in the main computing abilities needed for XXI century citizens, both from a user perspective, and as developer of computing tools.
Priority students: This course is sharing the selection criteria with the OUVM Program
Language: English

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Marián Díaz Fondón - Short description
Miguel Riesco Albizu - Short description
Lourdes Tajes Martínez - Short description
Dario Álvarez Gutiérrez - Short description
Juan Ramón Pérez Pérez - Short description
Benjamín López Pérez - Short description


Timeline for 2016 Spring semester:

Enrolment Study period Final task
By January 15 February 1 - May 15 In May - June


Teaching and learning methods:

  • Lectures,
  • activities,
  • individual literature review,
  • project work in a team,
  • independent work,
  • reflection,
  • self-assessment.


Assessment criteria:
The level of acquired competences in the use of different tools will be evaluated, as well as the oral expression and the ability to design and develop new materials.

Assessment methods and weightings:
Both individual and group activities will be evaluated. No final exam. Evaluation rubrics will be used.
Group work - 35%
Individual work - 55%
Attitude and participation - 10%



Concept maps

  1. IHMC CmapCloud Cmap tools in the cloud (create concept maps)


  1. Examples of Rubrics


  1. What is a student portfolio

Developing essays

  1. How to improve your writing


  1. Using Wikis for Learning and Collaboration


  1. The best tools for timelines
  2. Princess of Asturias Foundation


  1. How to write a paper


  1. Computational Thinking (Jeannette M. Wing)
  2. Scratch programming tool
  3. Reading, writing and programming: Mitch Resnick


  1. How to create your free blogs with Beginners

Multimedia tools

  1. 8 free and simple tools to create video tutorials for teachers

E-learning tools

  1. Videotutorial Edmodo

Collaborative work

  1. The 20 best tools for online collaboration

Intellectual property

  1. Course on creative commons licenses


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