Learn how to create technology-based tasks and activities to enrich your lessons and stimulate your students.
• Inexperienced teachers
• Experienced teachers who want to revise and extend their skills in this area
As many of the tasks within this course are classroom-based, you will find it more useful if you are currently teaching.
You should already have:
• English at B2 level or higher What’s this?
You will need:
• a mobile phone
• a headset with microphone
You will be awarded a Certificate of Completion at the end of the course
By the end of the course you should be able to:
• understand the theory of using technology in the language classroom
• design and create your own technology-based tasks and activities to use with your learners, including audio, video and digital story projects
• identify appropriate resources for both teachers and learners, from the vast range available on the internet
• consider new assessment options, such as e-portfolios and digital archiving
The tasks within this course encourage you to try new approaches in the classroom and reflect upon the outcomes.
To successfully complete the course, you will be required to:
• check your progress and understanding, through a range of interactive activities
• participate in discussion forums with other teachers
• keep a learner journal
An end-of-course quiz will provide feedback on your progress and suggest areas for revision, where appropriate.
About 10 hours; 10 units.
You have six months to complete the course.
• Unit 1: Introduction to technology
• Unit 2: Internet resources (1)
• Unit 3: Internet resources (2)
• Unit 4: WebQuests
• Unit 5: Video and audio (1)
• Unit 6: Video and audio (2)
• Unit 7: Video and audio (3)
• Unit 8: Digital Stories (1)
• Unit 9: Digital Stories (2)
• Unit 10: e-portfolios
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