e-Learning and ICT in Education III


[Copied from A3ES Curricular Form]

At the end of this curricular unit, the student will have acquired knowledge, skills and competences that will allow her/him to:
a) know and use computer tools on the development of educational products;
b) analyse and propose evaluation methodologies of educational content and products with technological basis;
c)  analyse 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 on those environments.

General characterization





Responsible teacher

João José de Carvalho Correia de Freitas


Weekly - Available soon

Total - 112

Teaching language



No specific requirements, though attendance of eLTICE II is recommended


Ala-Mutka, K., et al (2008). Active Ageing and the Potential of ICT for Learning. JRC Scientific and Technical Reports.

Ananiadou, K., & Claro, M. (2009). 21st century skills and competences for new millennium learners in OECD countries. OECD Publishing.

D’Antoni, S. (2009). Open Educational Resources: reviewing initiatives and issues. Open Learning, 24(1), 3–10.

Balanskat, A., et al (2006). The ICT Impact Report European Schoolnet.

Kay, D., et al (2009). Next Generation User Skills. Presented at the ALT-C 2009 “In dreams begins responsibility”, Manchester.

Naismith, L., et al (2004). Literature review in mobile technologies and learning.

Paisana, M., & Lima, T. (n.d.). Sociedade em Rede. A Internet em Portugal 2012. Lisboa: OberCom.

Stahl, G., et al (2006). Computer-supported collaborative learning: An historical perspective. Cambridge handbook of the learning sciences.

Teaching method

[accordingly to Learning Methodologies (A3ES)]

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

Classes will be taught in Portuguese unless there are foreign students who do not know the language and English will be used.

Evaluation method

The assessment method will be continuous in nature, comprising both participation in face-to-face and online activities and the elaboration and oral presentation of a digital portfolio.

45% Continuous assessment both in the classroom and online on MOODLE

45% Final report using a digital portfolio

10% Global assessment

Subject matter

[copied from the Learning Objectives (A3ES)]

The syllabus is modular in nature and integrates the three courricular units with common name, parts I, II and III, that will be included as watermark 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