UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND

Teaching with Technology (Strategic Implementation of ICT Integration in Education)

Course starts 6 November 2017

Course information

Registration Closes:
31 October 2017
Course Starts:
6 November 2017
Length:
12 weeks online
Effort:
8 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R11,900Options Available
University:
University of the Witwatersrand
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
31 October 2017
Course Starts:
6 November 2017
Length:
12 weeks online
Effort:
8 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of the Witwatersrand
Language:
English

Introduction

While education technology is not a silver bullet that can solve all of the challenges facing the contemporary educational landscape, if effectively used, it can have a pronounced impact on addressing some of the most critical challenges facing South Africa’s teachers today.

Whether you’re a teacher in the primary, secondary, tertiary and higher education sectors; a trailer in the informal sector; an instructional designer; or are interested in the field of educational technology, this short course is a great tool for improving your teaching methods and strategies through the use of various technologies.

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What will set you apart

In just 12 weeks, you’ll be able to:

  • Expand your teaching opportunities by having a practical knowledge of how to integrate appropriate technology into curriculums
  • Better engage your students and enrich their learning experience by understanding how different types of technology - such as gamification- can be used for teaching activities  
  • Take on new responsibilities in the education or training sector through your ability to create a blended learning environment and to operate a Learning Management System

 

Course curriculum

Take your teaching strategies to a new level by learning how to integrate various technology into your teaching methods. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to the Virtual Learning Environment
  • Course Module 1: Pedagogy and the technology-enhanced classroom
  • Course Module 2: Effective instructional strategies
  • Course Module 3: Implementing technology-enhanced teaching
  • Course Module 4: Integrating Personal Learning Devices
  • Course Module 5: Creating a blended learning environment
  • Course Module 6: Using collaborative and interactive learning tools
  • Course Module 7: Using gamification and e-Learning simulations
  • Course Module 8: Employing online feedback and assessment tools
  • Course Module 9: Benefitting from an appropriate Learning Management System
  • Course Module 10: Integrating technology into curriculum planning
  • Course Module 11: Evaluating the effectiveness of technology-enhanced teaching
  • Course Module 12: Refining your curriculum plan

Earn a certificate from the University of the Witwatersrand

On completion of this course, you'll earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 6 November 2017.

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