The potential of technology

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About. Course information
Learning outcomes
Course schedule
Introduction
Preparation for the face-to-face session
Assessment requirements
Information about the face-to-face session
Following the face-to-face session
Planning delivery of the unit
Reporting back
Shared learning
Evaluation and certification
References

Pedagogical content. In this unit, learners will explore the potential of technology/ICT(i) in a business context. This secondary course, which focuses on how technology is used as part of the John Lewis retail life cycle, demonstrates how to use the e-skills(topic) resources to deliver the unit. (edit)

Resource details
Title The potential of technology
Topic E-skills,  ICT
Learning Objectives

Professional and reflective practitioner skills
At the completion of this course, students should be able to:
* identify opportunities to develop and assess learners’ personal, learning and thinking skills through delivery of The potential of technology unit,
* recognise how the retail industry can support delivery of the Diploma in IT through different types of engagement including work experience placements.
Practical skills
At the completion of this course, students should be able to:
* apply the assessment criteria for the appropriate awarding body to learners’ outcomes generated by activities in the e-skills UK resources,
* recognise and assess the functional skills demonstrated by learners as they complete tasks and activities in The potential of technology unit,
* understand how to embed available resources into a delivery plan for The potential of technology unit,
* work with learners on the tasks and activities available within the retail lifecycle resource to produce outcomes appropriate for assessment,
* make effective use of the retail lifecycle ‘successful selling’ activities to support learners engaging in enterprise projects.
Knowledge and understanding
At the completion of this course, students should be able to demonstrate:
* that you understand how to use e-skills UK teaching and learning resources in conjunction with local employers to deliver The potential of technology unit,
* that they know how they and their learners access the e-skills UK learning resources through the Staffroom and Back to School websites.
Cognitive skills
At the completion of this course, students should be able to:
* identify how work experience placements in the retail sector can be used to support delivery of The potential of technology unit,
* identify opportunities to make use of local employer engagement within the retail sector to support learners’ understanding of how technology supports business.

Format / structure

Various online activities.

Subject
Age of students / grade

KS3,  Higher,  Secondary,  KS4,  KS5



Other (e.g. time frame)

Duration of the course: 7 hours over six weeks

Files and resources to view and download

http://www.vital.ac.uk/community/mod/oucontent/view.php?id=1610&direct=1. Users must register with the VITAL website (free registration) before they can access the resource.