This programme aims at providing students with a wide range of knowledge, concepts and applications of information and communication technology (ICT) to develop problem-solving skills in real-world settings. It also provides students with opportunities to appreciate the impact of ICT on the individual and society in the digital age, and equips students with innovative pedagogical knowledge, up-to-date subject knowledge, values, skills and practice essential to teach ICT in school education.
On completion of the programme, students are expected to be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of basic concepts in major areas of ICT that supports the applications of information processing, programming, database and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for problem-solving;
- demonstrate an understanding of methods for analysing computational problems, and planning and implementing solutions with ICT to real-world problems;
- realise the social, ethical and legal issues pertaining to the use of ICT and appreciate how digital literacy and the sharing of knowledge using ICT influence decision-making and shape our society; and
- learn to implement innovative pedagogical practices leveraged by digital technologies for effective teaching of ICT