The intention of this online course is to present different ways to integrate ICTs to your learning activities. This course provides different examples and tutorials with free tools that can be used on all devices. You will also learn how to organize your classroom, technological tools and activities according to your situation and needs. Integrating technology to your class does not have to be complex but it does need to suit the learning intentions.
Module 1 : Observe your environment and identify all the resources available. Module 2 : Set learning intentions. Module 3 : Explore various technological tools. Module 4 : Try one of the tools you wish to integrate into your practice. Module 5 : Find out ways to organize your classroom and students when using technology. Module 6 : Plan a learning sequence and create material to use with students. Module 7 : Reflect on your process during this online course.
After completing these modules, you will have a knowledge of various technological tools you could use in many learning contexts with students. After creating activities and trying them with students, you will reflect on your practice. If you wish to earn a badge, you will complete assignments in various activities and a course monitor will award them to you once all the conditions are met.
Here are the descriptions of the badge you could earn by completing assignments:
1 - 2 hours
1 - 2 hours
1 - 3 hours
You explored four suggested tools and completed the assignment “Explore Different Tools”.
You created an activity or resource and used it in class. You submitted your homework to explain your experience.
With an appropriate learning intention, you created and submitted a learning sequence using at least 2 suggested tools.
You reflected on significantly transferring your learning into your practice. You shared documents that showcase(d) your development.
Activity 1 : Reflection on your learning process during this online course.
How has this online course helped you integrate technology into your pedagogy.
How can you further improve your integration of technology? What are your next steps?
Module 7 - Activity 2: Transfer Badge Opportunity Assignment
If you wish to earn a Transfer Badge, it's now time to complete a final task. Your intention is now to reflect on your process during this online course.
1. To reflect on your learning during this course, answer the questions in the Participant Booklet.
2. When you're ready to share your reflection, attach the following file(s) to this assignment. If all the elements are included, you could also use one of the suggested tools in module 3 to present your reflection (video response, narrated video, online book, etc.)
What to include:
Model or example created with one of the tools
Module 6 learning sequence
Module 7 answers to reflection questions in your Participant Booklet.
1. How has this online course helped you integrate technology into your pedagogy?
2. How can you further improve your integration of technology? What are your next steps?
3. Course monitors will review your work and give a Transfer Badge if all the conditions are met.
Remember, it's not the result that counts, it's the process and the reflection behind it.