Innovation in EdTech: Hacking the Challenges of Digital Education (FutureLearn)

Innovation in EdTech: Hacking the Challenges of Digital Education (FutureLearn)
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Innovation in EdTech: Hacking the Challenges of Digital Education (FutureLearn)
Explore how digital technologies are transforming education, and devise forward-thinking solutions to the challenges of EdTech. Develop innovative ideas to improve the future of digital education. On this course, you’ll be introduced to emerging educational technologies, and explore how to solve issues around teaching with technology that educators and institutions are facing worldwide.

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Tackle the challenges of technology in education

As you explore digital transformation in education, you’ll discover the problems that come with education in the digital age and reflect on the competencies required to create and deliver effective and engaging digital learning.

You’ll learn how to identify and build solutions to these challenges using design thinking techniques and tools.


Harness technology to enhance teaching and learning

This course is designed to prepare you to join other learners and experts in digital education in an online global hack to co-create, plan, prepare, and pitch ideas that will enable students to get the most from digital learning.

You’ll identify ideas for using technology in ways that empower learners and put them at the heart of the digital education revolution.


Pioneer the future of edtech

This course has been designed in tandem with DigiEduHack.

DigiEduHack is a series of online hackathons for innovators who want to solve the big problems facing edtech and digital education today.

This course will enable potential hackathon attendees to kickstart and develop their initial ideas and plans, and also allow those simply interested in exploring the future of digital education to learn more.


Syllabus


Week 1: The future of education in a digital age

Week 2: Tackling the challenges to education in a digital age

Week 3: Tools and techniques for idea generation and development

Week 4: Taking part in a DigiEduHack event


Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

- Describe how digital transformation is affecting education, and explore the main issues that need to be tackled to future-proof education

- Identify ways in which you can tackle some of the challenges affecting education, and help define the learning of the future

- Apply design thinking techniques to help investigate solutions to a DigiEduHack challenge

- Design and prepare a successful pitch for the DigiEduHack

- Co-create with your team to discover solutions to challenges of digital education in the future

- Understand the different stages of a DigiEducHack

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn more about technology and teaching, as well as the Digital Education Action Plan and Digital Education Challenge Areas.

This may include students, teachers and educators, researchers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and other education enthusiasts.



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