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Jul 10th 2017

This short course will provide an introductory, hands-on introduction to statistics used in educational research and evaluation. Participants will learn statistical concepts, principles, and procedures by building Excel spreadsheets from scratch in a guided learning approach using very short video-based tutorials.

Average: 8 (5 votes)
Jul 3rd 2017

Learn what it means to be a TEFL or English Language Teacher, and start preparing for your first teaching job. Thousands of English language teachers take up posts around the globe every year, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) to different nationalities and speakers.

Average: 8 (13 votes)
Jul 3rd 2017

Become a confident trainer by developing an understanding of Adult learners and what motivates them to learn. Confidence as a trainer comes from the knowledge that you are well prepared in your topic and the resources you’ll use to present your information. Confidence, is also understanding that an effective trainer is someone who presents in a professional manner, is an effective communicator and has developed an awareness of the learning needs of their learner group.

Average: 5.3 (15 votes)
Jul 3rd 2017

Through a series of engaging metaphors and stories, prospective and current EFL/ESL teachers will identify, summarize, and evaluate 7 basic language learning paradigms. Learners will be presented information on such foundational principles as motivation, risk taking, two different modes of learning, and balancing the teacher profession. Learners are also given an understanding of basic techniques founded on those principles, such as teacher talk, looking “ridiculous” in order to lower the affective filter, and networking. With these foundational principles in mind, ESL/EFL teachers will scrutinize common assumptions about language learning by comparing how they stack up to research-based core principles.

Average: 6.2 (6 votes)
Jul 3rd 2017

This is the first course in the Teach English: Intermediate Grammar specialization. In this course, you will learn about teaching important intermediate verb tenses, including present perfect, present perfect progressive, past perfect, and past perfect progressive. You will also learn about teaching common modal verbs used in English. Finally, you will have opportunities to practice the skills you learn by creating sample assignments and recording short videos of your teaching demonstrations.

Average: 4 (4 votes)
Jun 26th 2017

Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling introduces educators to digital storytelling and explores ways to use digital stories to enhance students’ learning experiences. The course is designed to be comprehensive yet fundamental. By comprehensive we mean that the course provides a solid foundation for all of the components of a digital story and illustrates these components with tutorials, example stories, and links to additional readings. The course also provides a hands-on opportunity for learners to create their own digital stories. The course is fundamental because it covers the basic process of creating a digital story starting with just a simple script and as little as one image.

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Jun 26th 2017

Why and how are teachers integrating ICT (Information and Communication Technology) into primary education? In this course we analyse examples from schools in different parts of the world, and bring professional teachers, headteachers and policymakers together to share their best ideas and inspiring stories.

Average: 7.2 (6 votes)
Jun 26th 2017

This is the second course in the Teach English: Intermediate Grammar specialization. In this course, you will learn how to effectively teach adjectives, adjective phrases, and adjective clauses to your students. You will learn what makes this grammar difficult for students and how to make it easier for them. You will also learn a variety of activities and methods for teaching this content in a fun and interesting way.

Average: 8.3 (3 votes)
Jun 26th 2017

For three decades and longer we have heard educators and technologists making a case for the transformative power of technology in learning. However, despite the rhetoric, in many ways and at most institutional sites, education is still relatively untouched by technology. Even when technologies are introduced, the changes sometimes seem insignificant and the results seem disappointing. If the print textbook is replaced by an e-book, do the social relations of knowledge and learning necessarily change at all or for the better? If the pen-and-paper test is mechanized, does this change the nature of our assessment systems? Technology, in other words, need not necessarily bring significant change. Technology might not even represent a step forward in education.

Average: 3.8 (6 votes)
Jun 26th 2017

This course offers strategies that can lead to richer, more productive, whole-class discussions in their classrooms. Focusing on how to prepare for discussion, this course is for anyone who leads, wants to lead, or is interested in how teachers lead discussion.

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Jun 19th 2017

Thinking about teaching your university subject in English but it’s not the Language you normally use?
Then, English for teaching purposes is the course for you. A course on English and teaching methodology that aims to help university lecturers do their teaching in English, in line with university internationalisation policies.

Average: 7.8 (5 votes)
Jun 19th 2017

The goal of this course is to promote equal opportunity and the full participation of students with disabilities in higher education by helping participants advance their awareness of the meaning of accessibility in education. Participants will gain competence and confidence in working with students by focusing on legislation, universal design, and assistive technologies.

Average: 5.8 (4 votes)
Jun 19th 2017

Are you an educator? Have you ever wanted to understand more about how to design your class to make better use of educational technology – whether fully online or in blended contexts? Would you like to learn from those who have extensive practical experience with online technologies? The Learning to Teach Online (LTTO) MOOC will help you develop a working understanding of successful online teaching strategies that you can apply in your own practice. The course is based upon the multi award winning open educational resource developed by Dr Simon McIntyre and Karin Watson.

Average: 4.4 (8 votes)
Jun 19th 2017

Este curso on-demand (ABIERTO, se puede cursar en cualquier momento), impartido en castellano por la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona y el Centro de Crisis de Barcelona, está destinado a entrenar en la aplicación de primeros auxilios psicológicos (PAP) a personas afectadas por situaciones altamente estresantes, abarcando tanto emergencias cotidianas (incidentes críticos estadísticamente frecuentes que afectan de manera muy intensa: un accidente de tráfico, una hospitalización, una agresión o la muerte traumática o repentina de una persona, etc.) como emergencias comunitarias y/o masivas (sucesos infrecuentes, que afectan a muchas personas o a una comunidad entera y que sobrepasan con mucho lo que sucede habitualmente en ella: una catástrofe natural, un accidente ferroviario o aéreo o un atentado).

Average: 9 (2 votes)
Jun 19th 2017

How can you manage challenging behaviour in young people? Find out with this free online course featuring the latest research. Young people today face mounting problems which makes working with and helping them learn, more important than ever. This course will help improve your experience working with young people.

Average: 6 (1 vote)
Jun 15th 2017

Este curso analiza los aspectos fundamentales de la enseñanza de una asignatura. Se centra en el diseño, preparación e impartición de la asignatura y en cómo hacer que sea una ayuda eficaz para el aprendizaje de los alumnos.

Average: 5 (1 vote)
Jun 12th 2017

Learn about innovative Web 2.0 tools in K-12 instruction and how to effectively integrate these technologies into classroom practices and to create engaging student activities.

Average: 5 (5 votes)
Jun 12th 2017

O curso Gestão para a Aprendizagem: Módulo Gestão Estratégica aborda uma nova concepção de gestão escolar focada na aprendizagem dos alunos e nas dimensões de trabalho do gestor visando o sucesso escolar. O cerne do curso é o planejamento estratégico e os instrumentos práticos, tais como a caracterização da comunidade escolar, a avaliação de eficácia, a análise SWOT e o plano de ação.

Average: 4.3 (4 votes)
Jun 12th 2017

Learn and practice strategies for coaching teachers to make meaningful, long-lasting improvements in their instruction.

Average: 3.8 (11 votes)
Jun 12th 2017

One focus of the course is to help you develop strong relationships with families to enable them to support children’s learning. Positive relationships with your students enable you not only to teach them but also to get to know them as individuals. Positive relationships with colleagues and school leaders are necessary to help the school improve.

Average: 6.3 (4 votes)

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