ICT in learning areas

Conveying information to an unknown but real audience requires considerable skill and presents a real-world challenge that engages students. The combination of information gathering, organising, planning, writing and creative design to build a website through teamwork is a demanding task, but one that is also rewarding. The International ThinkQuest competition adds another dimension because the multinational collaboration can become a special reward in its own right. This free international activity is readily available to every school, teacher and students aged 9 to 19.
Chua Kwee Gek National Institute of Education Nanyang Technological University Singapore kgchua@nie.edu.sg The vision of Thinking Schools Learning Nation in 1997 sowed the seed for the three great initiatives. One of which was Masterplan for IT in Education, a blueprint for the use of IT in schools. It lays the foundation and comprehensive strategy in creating an IT-enriched learning environment for everyone in schools.
This presentation will showcase the possibilities and potential of PowerPoint in the creation of hypermedia presentations. Hypermedia authoring combines the use of hypertext and multimedia to produce an interactive non-linear media experience for a given audience. Hypermedia composition involves an understanding of hypertext literacy and this form of literacy gives authors a powerful and creative means of conveying their ideas. An early introduction to the use of hypermedia literacy can foster critical literacy skills.
This paper will examine the need for information literacy to be a key element in the design, development and maintenance of e-learning in schools. It will address the issues of :
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