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A two week seminar in Shanghai:
Integrating ICT in Education
- program and impressions by Prof. Edna Aphek
- part 2

3. Course outline
day 1
9.00 -10.00 official opening of the seminar
10.00-11.30 opening lecture: Using the Computer in the Classroom:Added Value. Edna Aphek
11.30-11.45 coffee break
11.45-13.30 using the computer and internet for group introduction in a creative way. Drorit Wagner
13.30-14.00 lunch
14.00-15.00 course outline: participant's expectations of the seminar. Edna Aphek & Drorit Wagner
1500-15.45 peer computer learning. Drorit Wagner
1600-1800 participants' independent study

day 2
8.30-9.00 introduction to cooperative learning and interdisciplinary versus disciplinary in project based learning. Edna Aphek
9.00-9.45 choice, motivation and learning. workshop .
Drorit Wagner & Edna Aphek
9.45-10.15 choosing a topic for the project.
10.15-10.30 coffee break
10.30-11.30 analysis of the chosen topic. Drorit Wagner
11.30-12.30 the different stages of an ICT project
Prof. Edna Aphek
12.30-13. 00 lunch
13.00-13.45 school's intranet versus work on the internet. Edna Aphek
14.30 -14.45 coffee break
14.45-15.30 continuation: school's intranet
15.40-18.00 independent study - project-based

day 3
8.30-9.15 experimental schools in Israel. Edna Aphek
9.15-13.00 data gathering: the backbone of the entire project -cooperative groups
work in a resource center.
12.30-13.00 lunch
13.00-13.45 the daily learning log: methods and importance. Edna Aphek
13.45 -14.30 presentation of Israeli software. Wagner Drorit
14.30 -14.45 coffee break
14.45-15.30 presentation of Israeli software. Wagner Drorit
15.30-16.00 learning log. Continuation
16.15 -18.00 group independent study

day 4
8.30- 9.15 Multiple Intelligence's : the Gardner Theory. Edna Aphek
9.15- 10.15 analyzing a computerized project. Drorit Wagner
10.15-10.30 coffee break
10.30-12.30 participants' projects. workshop. Edna Aphek & Drorit Wagner
12.30-13.00 lunch
13.00-14.00 participants' projects. workshop. continuation
14.00-14.30 presentation of participants' projects
14.30 -14.45 Coffee break
14.45-15.30 presentation of participants' projects
15.30-16.00 daily learning log
16.15-18.00 independent study

day 5
8.30- 9.15 E- book - the Godard model. Edna Aphek
9.15- 10.15 E- book in several subject area. workshop.
Drorit Wagner& Prof. Edna Aphek
10.15-10.30 Coffee break
10.30-12.30 workshop
12.30-13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.30 presentation of participants' e-books
14.30 -14.45 Coffee break
14.45 -15.30 presentation of participants' e-books, continuation
15.30-16.00 daily learning log

day 6
8.30-9.15 The Gardner theory: implications and applications. Edna Aphek
9.15- 10.15 sharing new knowledge: tutorials & databases. Drorit Wagner
10.15-10.30 coffee break
workshop. Drorit Wagner & Edna Aphek
12.30-13.00 lunch
13.00-14.30 The First Class intranet: a tool for collaborative learning. Prof. Edna Aphek
14.30 -14.45 coffee break
14.45-15.30 participants' presentation of sample students' work. Workshop
15.30-16.00 daily learning log
16.15-18.00 independent study: preparation of databases

day 7
8.30-12.00 study tour to a model school in Shanghai
12.30-13.00 lunch
12.30-15.30 what goes and what does not work in integrating the computer in the classroom. Edna Aphek and Drorit Wagner
15.30-16.00 daily learning log

day 8
8.30-10.15 evaluation of school projects. workshop. Edna Aphek & Drorit Wagner
10.15-10.30 coffee break
10.30-12.30 children and computers: passing on knowledge. Edna Aphek
12.30-13.00 lunch
13.00-14.30 software evaluation. Drorit Wagner
14.30 -14.45 coffee break
14.45-15.30 demonstration of software. Drorit Wagner
15.30-16.00 daily log
16.15-18.00 independent study: preparation of databases

day 9
8.30-9.15 The internet and the creation of the Meta-State. Edna Aphek
9.15- 10.15 working with databases. Drorit Wagner
10.15-10.30 coffee break
10.30-12.30 on-going assessment
12.30-13.00 lunch
13.00-14.30 presentation of participants' databases
14.30 -14.45 coffee break
14.45-15.30 "Thinkquest and the Bangemann Challenge": analysis of two international projects on the net. Edna Aphek
15.30-16.00 daily log

day 10
8.30-10.15 manual preparation- the "Jigsaw method". Edna Aphek & Drorit Wagner
10.15-10.30 coffee break
10.30-12.30manual presentation
12.30-13.00 lunch
13.00-14.30 a "virtual trip" to Israel
14.30 -14.45 coffee break
14.45-15.30 official closing ceremony and getting certificates

Seminar requirements:
- active participation
- reading of bibliography
products:
-preparation of an e book according to the Godard model
-building a website -project based learning in cooperative groups.
-writing a manual for other teachers, summing up the course.

The course outline was sent to the Shanghai Academy of the Sciences of Education for approval and to be translated into Chinese prior to our arrival.

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