This programme is aimed at providing students with a wide range of knowledge, concepts and applications of information and communication technology to develop problem-solving skills using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). It also provides students with opportunities to appreciate the impact of ICT on knowledge-based society, and equips students with pedagogical knowledge, subject knowledge, values, skills and practice essential to teach ICT.
On completion of the programme, students are expected to be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of basic concepts in major areas of ICT and use a range of application software to support information processing and problem-solving;
- demonstrate an understanding of methods for analysing problems, and planning and implementing solutions using ICT;
- realise the social, ethical and legal issues pertaining to the use of ICT and appreciate how information literacy and the sharing of knowledge using ICT influence decision-making and shape our society; and
- learn to connect ICT knowledge to the teaching of ICT and develop approaches to help students to learn ICT in exciting and effective ways.