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Instructional Design: Digital Media, New Tools and Technology (edX)

Explore the design, development and use of digital media and emerging technologies to support online teaching and learning. Instructional designers today have a tremendous number of tools and resources available to them to create highly engaging courses. Social media, digital video, and freely available online instructional resources and applications [...]
Average: 3 ( 4 votes )

Teaching Physical Computing to 5-11 year olds (FutureLearn)

Teach your young learners how to create electronic circuits, then learn to control them using block-based programming languages. Learn how to create physical computing projects using a Crumble or micro:bit. Physical computing is the process of designing, building, and programming systems that use physical components such as buttons, lights, [...]
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Teaching Children with Visual Impairment: Creating Empowering Classrooms (Coursera)

In the education of children with visual impairment, there is at present a global movement away from segregated special schooling, and towards inclusive neighbourhood schools. Inclusion provides an opportunity for everyone, teachers as well as learners, to become more acquainted about life with visual impairment and to overcome some [...]
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Teaching Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi and Python (FutureLearn)

Explore the exciting world of physical computing and create electronic circuits that you can control with code. Learn the benefits of using physical computing with your students. On this course from the Raspberry Pi Foundation, you will be introduced to the world of physical computing. You will use input [...]
Average: 5 ( 3 votes )

Orchestrating Whole Classroom Discussion (Coursera)

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. The course consists of short videos interspersed with [...]
Average: 1 ( 4 votes )

Techniques for Teaching Adjectives and Adjective Clauses (Coursera)

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. [...]
Average: 9 ( 4 votes )

Primeros Auxilios Psicológicos (PAP) (Coursera)

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 [...]
Average: 1 ( 4 votes )

e-Learning Ecologies: Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning for the Digital Age (Coursera)

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 [...]
Average: 4 ( 4 votes )

ICT in Primary Education: Transforming children's learning across the curriculum (Coursera)

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. The materials in the course [...]
Average: 7 ( 4 votes )

Teach English Now! Lesson Design and Assessment (Coursera)

Learners will be introduced to designing lesson plans based on principles and knowledge of learning objectives, assessment plans, methods, materials, and learning activities. Learners will find and prepare appropriate teaching materials through careful analysis, adaptation and creation of professional resources. Learners will also reflect on the cohesion between lesson [...]
Average: 8 ( 4 votes )