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The Extensive Use of the Internet in the Post-Primary Curriculum (SIP069)
This project investigated the use and development of Internet content in various curricular areas in five post-primary schools.
18 months
Lead Organisation
St Benildus College, Co. Dublin
Project Aims
  • To investigate whether ICT-mediated education enhances student achievement.
  • To collate useful Web resources for all Leaving Certificate subjects.
  • To evaluate these web-based resources and document how they can be used in the classroom.
  • To utilise email as a tool in developing collaborative projects across the schools.
  • To identify the classroom management issues involved in using the Internet.
  • Indicative Outcomes
  • Collation of a directory of worthwhile sites, researched and approved by subject.
  • Evaluation of the potential of ICT to enhance the teaching and learning environment.
  • Identification of the work being carried out internationally in this area.
  • Documentation of test criteria for evaluating multimedia and video content, particularly with regard to its relevance to the Irish curriculum.
  • Increase the Internet skills and awareness of management, teachers, students and the local community.
  • Participating Schools
    Confey College, Co. Kildare
    Mayfield Community School, Cork
    St Michael's Holy Faith Secondary School, Dublin 11
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