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Aug 7th 2017

Examine the world of children from 0 to 5 years. Explore how they develop and learn in this critical stage. You will discover the world of children in the early years. Though child development patterns are reasonably universal, every child is unique, has individual potential and will learn differently from their peers. By exploring many aspects of child development and learning you will gain insight into how to support infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers during this critical stage of life.

Average: 7.2 (22 votes)
Aug 7th 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)
Aug 7th 2017

Get a grounding in facilitating a group of adult learners, in an online or face to face learning environment.Despite all the changes in teaching and learning over the last 30 years, there has been one constant for both the teacher and learner, and that is the importance of working in a safe and accountable learning environment. We’ll look at how to engage our learners through collaborative learning, instructional skills and design, as well as looking at the role technology is playing in terms of promoting engaged learning environments. We’ll explore the importance of creating a safe and accountable learning environment; observe an experienced teacher who works with instructional skills and tactics to promote safe and accountable learning environments.

Average: 5.9 (10 votes)

Aug 7th 2017

Explore education as a social institution that’s shaped by and part of shaping a constantly changing world. In this subject you will explore Education as a social institution charged with communicating the knowledge, skills and cultural values that society considers most important.
We will look at how the aims of Education have changed over time in response to changing and competing views of what is considered a ‘good society’ and ‘good person’, as well as changes that come from new understandings of a constantly changing world.
We will also look at the way Education continues to change in the context of new communication technologies, globalization and climate change.

Average: 8.7 (9 votes)
Aug 7th 2017

Building a satisfying career is a lifelong process. Use this course to take the first step and start university on the front foot. Thinking about our future, and where we want to be is exciting. At times it can also be a bit daunting. We keep hearing about changes to our world and the impact technology is having on work in the future. This is not a distant future either – it’s 2020 at the earliest, and some actually believe the changes are already here!

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Jul 31st 2017

Fear and uncertainty about copyright law often plagues educators and sometimes prevents creative teaching. This course is a professional development opportunity designed to provide a basic introduction to US copyright law and to empower teachers and librarians at all grade levels.

Average: 9 (1 vote)

Jul 31st 2017

This course introduces innovative approaches to learning and teaching, with a focus on the use of e-learning and social web technologies.

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Jul 31st 2017

Join High Tech High in this groundbreaking new course that follows the educational experiences of various students in our schools. We will will listen to them as they tell us How To Teach Us.

Average: 9.2 (6 votes)
Jul 31st 2017

Everyone has experienced education as a learner: these experiences shape how we view and value education, and how we think it should develop in the future. In this course we critically examine a range of ideas around education: including learning, teaching and schooling. Our aim is to consider what our preferred future for education might look like.

Average: 9 (3 votes)
Jul 31st 2017

The Learning Mindsets & Skills MOOC is designed to explore underlying concepts behind Learning Mindsets & Skills as well as the the practical applications of those concepts in various educational environments. Course Participants will hypothesize a learning mindset-related change to be implemented within their educational environment, test their theory, and present their findings to a wider audience.

Average: 8.2 (5 votes)
Jul 31st 2017

Learn about theories of learning and teaching in the first course of the Foundations of University Learning and Teaching program. Traditional views of education have shifted. Teachers now do far more facilitation of learning as opposed to simply seeing their role as transferring knowledge. We’re now seeing student focused and learner centred approaches being the norm - approaches that change the roles and responsibilities of teachers and learners. This course will introduce you to student-focused approaches and general principles of teaching and learning at a university level.

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Jul 31st 2017

This Specilaization is aimed at preparing students for undergraduate study in an English-speaking university. The course equips you for full participation and engagement with your studies by building awareness and understanding of the core values and expectations of academic culture, and providing you with practical strategies to apply to your studies. In this course, you will learn how to develop your Information & Digital Literacy Skills to help you achieve success in your university studies.

Average: 10 (1 vote)