RRI700 Networking Technologies in Education

Code RRI700
Name Networking Technologies in Education
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Electronics and Telecommunications
Faculty Department of Radiosystems
Academic staff Ilmārs Slaidiņš
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Education organization Networks and Associations. .
Information, knowledge, skills and competence. Theories of learning, formal and informal learning, social learning, Learning 2_0,Open Educational Resources. Collaboration in the learning process and supporting technologies. Web 2_0 technologies and learning. Technologies for social networking. In practical tasks available web 2_0 sites and open source software for social networking, wiki, blog and other Web 2.0 applications will be used. .
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The course aims to provide knowledge and skills in electronic networking technologies and their application in education. At the end of the course students will have knowledge on how web 2.0 and other electronic technologies could be used in education and will have skills to create collaboration network for learning needs using these technologies.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Knowledge on application of Web 2.0 technologies in education, Open Learning Resources and their role in innovative business - Test in the Virtual Learning Environment and activity in discussion on course topics. (40% of grade).
Skills in working with Web 2.0 technologies (social networking, wiki, blog) - Demonstrate skills working in Web 2.0 sites - performing cognitive tasks using social networking, wiki and blog (60% of grade).
Course prerequisites Basic computer skills

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