e-Learning and ICT in Education II


At the end of this curricular unit, the student will have acquired knowledge, skills and competencies that will allow her/him to:

a) know and use computer tools on the development of educational products;
b) analyze and propose evaluation methodologies of educational content and products with a technological basis;
c) analyze recent literature on educational computer and networks environments;
d) write synthesis on educational technology themes and moderate debates on those themes;
e) know various uses of technology in education with a keen interest on the Portuguese examples;
f) individually explore computer and network systems in order to acquire a personal and concrete perspective and experience in those environments.

General characterization





Responsible teacher

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Teaching language



Attendance of the eLTICE I curricular unit is recommended



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Teaching method

Classes will undergo a seminar and workshop approach, combining face-to-face with on-line, allowing for theoretical presentations, debate and practical work (journal Reading, Internet searching and using e-learning systems and applications

Evaluation method

The evaluation method will be continuous in nature, comprising the evaluation of participation in face-to-face and online activities and the elaboration and defense of a digital portfolio.

Subject matter

The syllabus is modular in nature and integrates the three curricular units with a common name, parts I, II, and III, that will be included as italicized items for better contextual  understanding:

I.1. e-Learning: Computer, Networks and the Internet on teaching and learning
I.2. Networked computers and their educational value

II. From Curriculum Integrated ICT to On-line Learning Management Systems (LMS) and to Personal Learning Environments (PLE);

III.1. Multimedia and Networks
III.2. Digital Educational Content

Given the rapid evolution of ICT, these contents may be articulated differently between the three parts.