EFFECTIVE USE OF ICT IN EDUCATION

DATES: 13-17 JAN 2020 | 20-24 JAN 2020

 

LOCATION: MALAGA

 

Using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education is a critical process for educational institutions to catch up the changing world with new technologies and digital media. In this technologically surrounded environment which young generations are quite into, ICT based learning can significantly contribute to a good quality of education and increases effectiveness. For those teachers whom desire to increase their proficiency in using ICT tools in their classrooms, our course will help you in; improving your digital skills and literacy; concerning about responsible use of technology and ethical issues; applying a practical methodology which brings technology into your classroom for all subjects and levels, and for diverse types of learners; improving your teaching practices with the use of specific ICT tools, such as smart boards, webquest, e-learning platforms, photography, video making, social media, blogs, websites, coding, app building, etc.; using ICT as a tool for reducing low achievement of your students and at the same time developing their critical thinking skills; and developing a school policy plan on Integrating ICT tools into the school curriculum.

OBJECTIVES:

 

  • The concept of ICT and the role of communication with technology
  • ICT based learning principles
  • Moral and ethical issues to be concerned about ICT usage in classroom
  • Getting familiar with current internet trends
  • Practical ideas about how to incorporate ICT tools into our lessons
  • Making our lessons more engaging, innovative and productive with ICT tools
  • Overview and use of various ICT tools
  • Getting familiar with e-learning platforms and how to use them
  • WebQuests
  • How to design a blog/website/app
  • Ideas about using social media in education
  • Edmodo & Moodle, etc.
  • Preparing an ICT based lesson plan (considering specific subjects)
  • Best practices to integrate ICT into education in Spain
  • Academic and behavioural assessment & evaluation with ICT tools
PROGRAM
Day 1 Activities
10:00-12:00 Getting to know each other – Introduction to course program
12:00-14:00 Understanding the pedagogy of ICT based learning Getting familiar with current internet trends
16:00-20:00 Guided city tour
Day 2 Activities
10:00-11:30 Moral and ethical issues to be concerned about ICT usage in classroom
11:30-13:00 Making our lessons more engaging, innovative and productive with ICT tools
13:00-14:00 Overview and use of various ICT tools & e-learning platforms
Day 3 Activities
10:00-11:30 How to create a WebQuests
11:30-13:00 How to design a blog/website/app
13:00-14:00 How to use social media in education
Day 4 Activities
10:00-11:30 Mini Project: Preparing an ICT based lesson plan (considering specific subjects) and applying
11:30-13:00 Mini project group presentations
15:00-18:00 School Visit: Spanish education system & Best practices of ICT
Day 5 Activities
10:00-11:30 Academic and behavioral assessment & evaluation with ICT tools
11:30-13:00 Course evaluation
15:00-18:00 Europass mobility & Participation Certificates
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