Managing Computer Laboratories

Program Details

Title
Managing Computer Laboratories
Duration: 10 hours
Prerequisites: Completed “ Advanced Educational Qualification”
Material: Training Guide, Program Kit, and online resources on Marifah
Level - Track: Specialized level- Computer Science.
Target Audience : Computer Science Teachers

Short Description

Schools are usually equipped with all types of computer equipment. In general, computer science teachers are the technicians and the supervisors in the field of computer equipment, with little or no training at all. This program aims to train computer science teachers on managing and maintaining computer labs. It also includes effective lab design, upgradable general programs, effective computing resources, and skillfully monitoring students. The program additionally provides basic skills for managing various international online tests.

Big Ideas

A well-organized lab is certainly easier to work in.
A well-cared computer lab is much more inviting for users.
Developing a computer lab plan is a great project.
Classroom management is effective if facilitated by using software.

Essential Questions

Why do we need to assess our computer labs?
Why do we need to list down Rules & Regulations at school’s computer lab?
How can we manage computerized classrooms?
What problems can software solve?
How can we protect the computer lab from faults?

Outcomes

Unit Outcomes
1
  • • Identify computer lap components.
  • • Identify computer teacher responsibilities at the school.
  • • Design weekly and daily plan; time and tasks.
  • • Design Rules & Regulations list for school computer lab.
  • • Develop a plan for computer lab management.
  • • Assess the computer lab by using international labs standards.
 2
  • • Establish a relationship between student and technology.
  • • Use a program to manage between the tablet and the student at the same time.
  • • Choose the right classroom management software.
  • • Manage Net-Support School as classroom management software
  • • Compare between Maintenance and Preventive protection in the computer lab.

Assessment

No Assessment Component Weight
1 Attendance and Participation Participation 5
Attendance 5
2 Formative Assessment Self-regulated -assessment KWL-Q 5
Vocabulary Tool 5
Trainer Assessment Create a profile for the computer lab. 5

Create a plan to develop the computer lab

10
Planning lessons by using Net-Support School software. 15
3 Summative assessment Summative performance task: Micro teaching for using a Net-Support School software 15
Exit Task 5
Portfolio 10
Final exam 20
Program Total 100
Time Distribution

No Item Time (min)
1 KWL-Q 15
2 Pre-Vocabulary Tool 15
3 Pre-Program Questionnaire 10
4 Terminology 10
5 Activity 1.1: What is important in a computer lab? 50
6 Activity 1.2: Who should manage the Computer Lab, and how? 50
7 Activity 1.3: Computer Lab Rules and regulation 50
8 Activity 1.4: Developing the Computer Lab activities 40
9 Activity 1.5: Assessment of a computer lab activities 60
10 Activity 2.1: Relationship between the student and technology 35
11 Activity 2.2: Classroom Management Software 60
12 Activity 2.3: Practical Application Net-Support School 65
13 Activity 2.4: Planning to using Net-Support School 60
14 Activity 2.5: Micro Teaching - using Net-Support School 60
15 Post -Vocabulary Tool 10
16 Exit Task 20
Total 10 Hours


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