Degree Type:Bachelor of Education
Department:Department of Mathematics and ICT Education
Modes of Study:Regular
Candidates with good passes (grade C6 or better) in Core English, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies plus a pass in Elective Mathematics.
Candidates must possess GCE ‘O’ Level certificate with passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and General Science. Passes at the GCE ‘A’ Level will be an advantage
Although an educational based programme, the programme makes it possible for learners to take up computer science related careers beyond the confines of the classroom. The deep understanding learners get from the training makes them better positioned professionals for jobs in computerised industries and service offering companies. The field of Information Technology (I.T) is a booming sector for private entrepreneurial ventures that learners can also venture into. Being trained in computer science puts you one step ahead of virtually all the other group of professionals, as the trend over the years have shown industry is relying more on the adoption of computer technology in its operations.
You could get jobs as:
Information Technology teacher
Information Technology consultant
Networking specialist in banks and other service offering firms
Software and programme developer
Computer technician in industries
ASP: African Studies
CMS 107: Communicative Skills I
Engaging in academic work at the university is challenging. This course is aimed at equipping fresh students to make the transition from pre-university level to the university level. It assists them in engaging and succeeding in complex academic tasks in speaking, listening, reading and writing. It also provides an introduction to university studies by equipping students with skills that will help them to engage in academic discourse with confidence and fluency.
ILS 101: Information Literacy
CMS 108: Communicative Skills II
This is a follow-up course on the first semester one. It takes students through writing correct sentences, devoid of ambiguity, through the paragraph and its appropriate development to the fully-developed essay. The course also emphasizes the importance and the processes of editing written work.
ECS 201: Learning Theories for Teaching with Computers
The aim of this course is not only to provide fundamental information about key concepts in learning theory, but to provide essential and referential building
blocks for learners to consider what makes technology-assisted learning different in process, to learning without technology
ECS 211: Methods of Teaching Computer Science
The course introduces students to various approaches to the teaching of computer Science in pre-university institutions with emphasis on SSS
PHL 205: Critical Thinking and Practical Reasoning
ECS 203: Modalities of Technology for Education and Training
The purpose of unit is to enable the education practitioner to act as a consultant during the construction and implementation of
computer-based applications according to different modalities of technology for education and training.
ECS 212: Curriculum Studies in Computing Education
The course will examine definition of curriculum; objectives. Content, methods, teaching materials and assessment procedures; types of curriculum – teaching and
examination, intended, attained, implemented; selection and sequencing of computer science content and assessment in computer science such as schools and WAEC.
ECS 301 : Troubleshooting Computers
ECS 302: Designing Instructional Materials with Computers
The aim of this course is to orientate learners in terms of instructional design theory and practice.
ECS 303: Assessment in Computing Education
This course provides students with knowledge of the principles, forms and strategies for assessing learning of various kinds, especially those involved with cognitive skill development
ECS 399: Research Methods in Computer Science
The course exposes students to definition and purposes of research, types of research problems in computer science.
ECS 488: Computer Application in Computer Science Education
ECS 499: Project Work
The project forms a major part of the course. Its objective is to provide the student with the opportunity to apply knowledge obtained from the rest of the course to the solution of a practical problem.