• Teaching with Technology

  • Teaching with Technology

    Teaching with technology: Course 1 - using ICT resources to support your teaching

    This course develops foundational knowledge and awareness of the UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers (UNESCO ICT-CFT). It sets foundational knowledge of how government economic and educational policy relates to the practice of teaching and learning in the classroom and provides educators with a glimpse into what's possible when ICT is used effectively to support the acquisition of 21st century skills to ensure the success of students in today's global, knowledge based economy.

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand the benefits of digital literacy and using ICT in the classroom.
    • Understand students' perspectives and how technology can help individualize instruction.
    • Use ICT tools to create effective assessment opportunities.
    • Discover the need for managing data, how to do it, and how to keep information secure.
    • Analyze a classroom scenario, find an effective solution, and understand its limitations.
    • Analyze a scenario to determine how ICT can play a role and which resources can meet objectives.
    • Explore the potential of ICT, & recognize the importance of matching objectives with ICT resources.

    Teaching with technology: Course 2 - how do technology and pedagogy mix?

    Are you using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in your classroom? Would you like help identifying the appropriate technologies to match teaching activities and aims? Check out this course, which helps you to consider technology tools and to pair effective ones with specific lesson objectives and with students' needs.

    Learning Objectives

    • Explore problems that may arise in an ICT-based lesson, and take a look at possible solutions.
    • Focus on didactic teaching practices, and examine how ICT tools can support them.
    • Take a look at the role of technology in learning activities.
    • Use unplanned learning interactions to enhance learning, with suitable tools and effective searches.
    • Explore how to design an effective slide presentation.

    Teaching with technology: Course 3 - use basic ICT tools to support teaching and learning

    Are you using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in your classroom? Would you like help identifying the appropriate technologies to match teaching activities and aims? Check out this course, which helps you to consider technology tools and to pair effective ones with specific lesson objectives and with students' needs.

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand the benefits of digital literacy and using ICT in the classroom.
    • Understand students' perspectives and how technology can help individualize instruction.
    • Use ICT tools to create effective assessment opportunities.
    • Discover the need for managing data, how to do it, and how to keep information secure.
    • Analyze a classroom scenario, find an effective solution, and understand its limitations.
    • Analyze a scenario to determine how ICT can play a role and which resources can meet objectives.
    • Explore the potential of ICT, & recognize the importance of matching objectives with ICT resources.

    Teaching with technology: Course 4 - organize and manage the use of ICT for your teaching

    As an educator, you know that learners have varying levels of skills and confidence around working with Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Explore this course, which focuses on using ICT within different teaching and learning environments.

    Learn how to adapt computer lab activities for wide-ranging computer ratios and skill levels. Take a look at different social and organizational arrangements within the classroom, and hear about strategies for teaching and learning using ICT in group settings.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Identify available collaboration tools and how each can add value to learning.
    • Find out how to add lab-based activities to effective teaching and learning practices.
    • Get a look at the challenges in managing classroom activities when ICT is integrated.
    • Explore the challenges of managing group work in class, and look at strategies to make it effective.
    • Identify non-teaching tasks that can utilize ICT to be more efficient.
    • Get the details on how ICT can help you to complete administrative tasks more efficiently.
    • Learn how to utilize and verify ICT resources for professional development.