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Teaching with Technology


Education and Teaching

New era, new classrooms. Overcome your challenges with new innovative ways of teaching. Create technology-rich classrooms and connect students.

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R12 018.00

course fees

11

modules

11 weeks

duration

Anytime

registration

Payment options available to you

Description

This course has been designed to drive the successful integration of technology in the classroom or learning space. With the help of exemplars, models and frameworks, you will be better informed and equipped to overcome the daily challenge of remaining relevant in the online world. At the same time, this course encourages debate, discussion and stimulates thoughts around navigating the digital landscape. Digital literacy, digital citizenship, and critical and creative thinking are key concepts that are addressed. By the end of the course, you should have improved confidence when it comes to teaching with emerging technologies, and engaging with learners in new, networked learning spaces.

Subject Matter Expert

Leighton Forbes has worked extensively in the education sector over the past 20 years, having graduated initially from Cape Town College of Education with a Higher Diploma in Education (HDE) in 1998. He furthered his studies by completing a Bachelor of Education (Hons) degree from the University of Cape Town in 2005. His teaching career has covered all areas of the education spectrum in local primary and high school contexts, public, private and international educational contexts. He has worked extensively as a teacher, researcher, technologist and recently as the Head of IT Innovation at a local high school in Cape Town, South Africa. Leighton currently drives strategic academic technology integration, policy enablement and curriculum innovation across a diverse, multi-campus digital learning infrastructure environment.

Academic Tutor Support

Your dedicated Online Academic Tutor (OAT) will provide you with necessary guidance, offer advice and answer questions on course content, to help you achieve academic success.

Student Success Coordinator

The Student Success Coordinator (SSC) team will assist you with any query that you may have about the environment, systems, and general utilisation throughout your learning journey.

Course and Technical Requirements

BASIC REQUIREMENTS
To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and a stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Our online short learning programmes may require additional software applications. These additional software applications requirements will be communicated to you in this information pack and/or on the website course page. Damelin Online does not provide any additional software applications required for online short learning programmes.

Please note: Google, YouTube and Vimeo may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficulty accessing our course content.

How We Engage with Students

Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules designed to be interactive and engaging:

  • The programme is available to be viewed on smart devices and includes mobile, tablets and personal computers.
  • Relevant case studies, articles and recommended reading are part of supplementary resources available.
  • Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions
  • View a range of Introductory course videos by your Subject Matter Expert.
  • Scheduled live webinars are included with the Online Academic Tutor.
  • Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Academic Tutor via the discussion boards.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this online short learning programme, you will be awarded with a Damelin Certificate of Competence.

Module Outline

  • MODULE 0 | Week 1 Orientation
    Navigating the Virtual Learning Environment
  • MODULE 1 | Week 2 EdTech, the ICT Integration Teacher and the Classroom
    Looking at digital and e-learning applications, and components of the EdTech and ICT integration journey
  • MODULE 2 | Week 3 Understanding ICT across the Curriculum
    Looking at the global and local contextual challenges for schools, and developing an EdTech ICT scope and sequence framework
  • MODULE 3 | Week 4 How to Plan Strategically for EdTech and ICT Integration
    Organising and understanding ICT systems, tools and platforms in a classroom environment
  • MODULE 4 | Week 5 Developing a Digital Literacy and Citizen Strategy
    Understanding literacy practices and events today through a digital lens
  • MODULE 5 | Week 6 Creativity, Innovation and Emerging Technologies
    Applying existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products or processes and creating original works as a means of personal or group expression
  • MODULE 6 | Week 7 Communication, Collaboration and Emerging Technologies
    Interacting with a variety of digital media environments and media, and communicating information and ideas to multiple audiences
  • MODULE 7 | Week 8 Research, Information and Media Literacy
    Locating, organising, and using information ethically for a variety of purposes
  • MODULE 8 | Week 9 Digital Intelligence for Teaching and Learning
    Understanding a framework for digital intelligence (DQ) and planning your own conversations for digital creativity, citizenship and entrepreneurship
  • MODULE 8 | Week 10 Digital Learning Processes are Evolving
    Designing authentic learning and analysing digital learning to inform learner progress
  • MODULE 9 | Week 11 Wrap-up
    Synthesise learning journey experience and evaluate the course

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