Module 3: Teaching and learning

In this Module we will focus on ‘Teaching and Learning’ and how to carefully, efficiently and successfully:

Overview of Module 3: Teaching and Learning

Learning Objectives

Competencies

Learning Outcomes

Unit 1:
Planning the use of digital technologies in online teaching

Unit 2:
How digital technology can be used to guide and support learner interactions in online study

Unit 3:
How to use digital technologies to empower online learners in communication and collaboration

Unit 4:
How to use digital technologies to support online learners to plan their own learning

Examples of different types of digital tools that can be used

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Learning objectives for the Teacher

Learning objectives for the Teacher

  1. Strategically plan and implement digital resources in teaching.
  2. Utilize digital technology to deliver customized guidance and support, enhancing learner interactions during and beyond learning sessions.
  3. Foster collaborative learning through the effective use of digital technologies, empowering learners to enhance communication, collaboration, and collective knowledge creation.
  4. Develop proficiency in utilizing digital technologies to support self-regulated learning, enabling learners to plan, monitor, and reflect on their progress, share insights, and foster creative problem-solving.

Competencies

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module, teachers should be able to:

  1. Utilize digital techniques to deliver an online course and formulate instructional pedagogical methods.
  2. Employ digital methods to provide guidance and assistance within an online setting.
  3. Utilize digital methods to devise a variety of collaborative learning activities.
  4. Create innovative digital formats and/or pedagogical methods to encourage independent learning.
Unit 1 Planning the use of digital technologies in online teaching
Topic 1
Introduction to digital technologies for online teaching and learning
Topic 2
Choosing the right digital tools for your course and learning objectives
Topic 3
Integrating digital technologies into your teaching and learning activities
Topic 4
Creating engaging and effective digital learning materials
Topic 5
Supporting student interaction and collaboration in online learning
Topic 6
Using digital devices and resources to assess student learning
Unit 2 How digital technology can be used to guide and support learner interactions in online study
Topic 1
Introduction to using digital technology to foster learner interaction in online study
Topic 2
Choosing the right digital tools to facilitate student-to-student and student-to-teacher interaction
Topic 3
Building a sense of community in an online course using digital technology
Topic 4
Using digital technologies to enhance learner interaction outside the learning session
Topic 5
Using digital technologies and services to offer timely and targeted guidance and assistance
Unit 3 How to use digital technologies to empower online learners in communication and collaboration
Topic 1
Introduction to collaborative learning and digital technologies
Topic 2
Choosing the right digital tools for collaborative learning
Topic 3
Designing collaborative learning activities using digital technologies
Topic 4
Facilitating and managing collaborative learning activities
Topic 5
Assessing student learning in collaborative activities
Topic 6
Examples of how digital technologies can be used to engage students in collaborative learning
Unit 4 How to use digital technologies to support online learners to plan their own learning
Topic 1
Introduction to self-regulated learning and why it is important
Topic 2
Using digital technologies to support online learners to plan their own learning
Topic 3
Choosing the right digital tools to support student self-regulated learning
Topic 4
Creating opportunities for students to reflect on their learning and set goals using digital technologies
Topic 5
Using digital technologies to help students track their progress and make adjustments to their learning plans as needed

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