Managing Computer Laboratories

Program Details

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

With the widespread use of technology and the Internet in our everyday life, new challenges have emerged. These challenges are associated with benefits and risks. The school can play a major role in boosting benefits and reducing risks by promoting ethical aspects of using the Internet and technology. This program includes an introduction to the ethical use of technology and the Internet in a practical and active learning atmosphere.

Big Ideas

Utilizing technology tools and software in teaching requires teaching students' related ethics and safety rules.
Students must learn how to evaluate the usefulness of websites and webpages.

Essential Questions

How can we maximize the advantages and minimize the disadvantages of technology and Internet?
How can we raise students’ awareness about technology and Internet risks?
How can we protect students from cyber-bullying and other online risks?
How can we teach students to evaluate websites and webpages?
How can we teach students to understand intellectual property and to avoid plagiarism?


Unit Outcomes
  • • Explain the benefits and the risks of Internet.
  • • Recognize research findings about students and Internet as well as cyber-bullying.
  • • Identify the main topics related to the education of technology and internet ethics.
  • • Define main problems related to Internet and technology use by students.
  • • Identify some ideas for teaching Internet and technology safety rules.
  • • Identify the risks and the safety rules to protect young students online.
  • • Identify methods for teaching students how to evaluate websites.
  • • Evaluate websites according to specific criteria.
  • • Identify methods for teaching students how to evaluate websites.
  • • Define plagiarism.
  • • Explain ways to avoid plagiarism..
  • • Create a set of rules for using internet.
  • • Disseminate internet rules to parents.


No Assessment Component Weight
1 Attendance and Participation Participation 5
Attendance 5
2 Formative Assessment Self-assessment KWL-Q 5
Vocabulary Tool 5
Formative Assessment Creating a brief plan -1 Assessment task .about how to teach safety rules 5

Creating classroom rules -2 Assessment task .for Internet and technology safety and ethics

3 Summative assessment Summative performance task - Writing a letter to the parents explaining to them the .rules of using Internet 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 Terminology 10
4 Activity 1.1: Benefits and risks of Internet 40
5 Activity 1.2: The children and Internet 40
6 Activity 1.3: Internet safety and ethics in education 40
7 Activity 1.4: Cyber-bullying 55
8 Activity 1.5: Protecting children online 40
9 Activity 1.6: Teaching safety rules 55
10 Activity 2.1: Keeping children safe online 30
11 Activity 2.2: Evaluating the websites 60
12 Activity 2.3: Respecting intellectual property on Internet 40
13 Activity 2.4: Create your class Internet rules 30
14 Activity 2.5: Teach your Students Total Behavior Components 45
15 Post -Vocabulary Tool 10
16 Exit Task 20
Total 10 Hours

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