About this course

Integrate technology into your teaching

Our Learning Technologies online course introduces you to using the Internet, apps and offline office resources in the classroom in an effective and engaging way. It covers a range of web technologies with topics including using the internet, cyber well-being for learners, using Office applications, using online video and audio, and using social networking and other web technologies for educational purposes.

The course will help you to:

  • understand how and why learning technologies are being used in education
  • develop an awareness of the learning technologies available today
  • develop an ability to critically evaluate what is available on the web
  • develop a knowledge of practical applications of the technologies
  • develop a technical understanding of the tools and the technical skills necessary to use these in class
  • apply this knowledge in order to integrate learning technologies into syllabi and lessons
  • use learning technologies in a safe, engaging and effective manner
  • recognise the potential of new web tools as learning technologies.

You’ll also benefit from practical classroom examples, as well as hints and tips on how to use and integrate technology into your lessons according to pedagogical principles.

Duration:

Self access, withouth moderation  by a teacher trainer- 44 hours over 14 weeks 

Part of: Any stage of the CPD framework.

Level of English required: B1+

 

Details

Each online unit (16 in total) lasts around 2.5 hours, and includes links and video demonstrations about the technologies involved. The course is taken in 4 parts:

  • Module 1 – Issues in learning tech 
  • Module 2 – Tech tools 
  • Module 3 – Tech techniques 
  • Module 4 – Language development with tech

Each module consists of:

  • articles, videos and presentations on the uses of learning technologies
  • teaching ideas, lesson plans, 'how to' tutorials
  • forums and wikis for participants to collaborate in
  • exercises to test and extend knowledge
  • links to further resources
  • opportunities for reflection and learning through practice
  • an end-of-level quiz to test that learning outcomes have been met.

Assessment:

You will be assessed at the end of each unit, and these assignments form a portfolio on which you will be given a final assessment of Excellent/Successful/Unsuccessful.

Certificate:

Participants successfully completing the course will receive a certificate.

 

How to apply?

To apply, please visit the TeachingEnglish website.