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Information and Communication Technologies Applied to Chemistry

Code 12144
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6,5
Workload OT(30H)/TP(30H)
Scientific area Didática da Química
Entry requirements -
Learning outcomes At the end of the Curricular Unit, students hould be able to, efficiently and appropriately:
- Understand and apply the didactic/pedagogical principles of ICT in educational processes;
- Use different communication and multimedia tools;
- Use ICT in problem solving context;
- Integrate ICT in Chemistry curriculum activities;
- Design and develop ICT-based learning activities and educational didactical tools for Chemistry teaching/learning
contexts;
- Use ICT in research and presentation of scientific papers;
- Use ICT for personal professional development;
- Demonstrate communication skills.
Syllabus This CU aims to present a comprehensive view of the importance of ICT in Chemistry teaching/learning processes, and the relations with Education for Sustainability, so the program includes the following topics:
1. Chemistry teaching/learning processes in the Information Society.
2. Advantages of computer use by the teacher.
3. Use of ICT in the classroom.
4 Chemistry and Sustainability.
5. Reconciling digital resources and existing resources in classrooms or other school settings..
6. Exploring different computer functionalities.
7. The Internet in Education and research criteria.
8. Use of databases.
9. Digital resources in Chemistry Education. /learning processes.
10. Pedagogical software made available on CD-ROM or on the Internet.
Main Bibliography Isabelle Nicolaï, Christelle Hue, Sylvie Faucheux, “TIC e Desenvolvimento Sustentável”, Editora: Instituto Piaget, 2015, ISBN: 9789897590535.
Fernanda Fidélix, Emmanuela Lima, “As TIC como Recurso Pedagógico no Ensino de Química na Educação Básica”, Ed. Novas Edições Acadêmicas, 2019, ISBN-10 ? : ? 3639619412.
Bruno Silva Leite, “Tecnologias no ensino de química: teoria e prática na formação docente”, Publisher: Appris, 2015, ISBN: 978-85-8192-679-7.

Other elements of study / monitoring:
- Research articles;
- Legislation;
- Curricular projects and programs;
- Portuguese textbooks and curricula reforms;
- Educational software and online resources.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria At the end of the CU students should be able to design, develop and present a didactic tool for Chemistry teaching, using ICT resources. So the CU will be based on presentation and explanation of scientific concepts by the teacher, and his/her orientation in the following activities:
¬ searching the literature in scientific and institutional databases;
¬ analysis and group discussion of selected themes;
¬ development of educational resources, based on ICT, for actual implementation.
¬Whenever possible, participation in congresses / scientific meetings with papers and communications prepared during the classes of this CU.
Face-to-face and online tutorials are also part of the strategic methodology. Assessment methods and criteria: Development of a didactic tool for implementation in Chemistry learning/teaching context using ICT (8 points ¬ 40%). Presentation and defense of the proposed work (6 points ¬ 30%). Participation in the activities of the discipline (6 points ¬ 30%).
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-10-23

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