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Education and New Technologies

Education and New Technologies

International Training Course in Florence

 

Pixel organizes the international course on Education and New Technologies. The course aims to promote an effective use of technology in teaching and learning.

 

The objective of the course is to develop teachers' skills in using new technologies for an innovative and effective teaching.

 

TARGET GROUPS AND SKILLS

 

The international course on Education and New Technologies is addressed to school teachers, headmasters, counsellors in education,  researchers in education.

The participants will acquire the skills to:

- identify and select innovative and effective teaching sources,

- use efficiently new technologies to support and integrate classroom-based teaching,

- plan and create their own e-learning based teaching materials

The skills acquired will allow the participants to integrate traditional classroom lessons with e-learning based materials,  to make classroom based lessons more involving and interactive,  be always updated with the information about new teaching and learning methodologies and strategies.

 

PROGRAMME

 

Module 1) Introduction to the use of New Technologies and Multimedia for education

- Definitions and different solutions

-  Change of teachers’ roles and new models of knowledge sharing

- Traditional and "virtual" roles of teachers and tutors

- Technologies to support for traditional teaching

- Potentials of blended learning approches

Practical Activities on Image Processing including analysis and use of relevant software

 

Module 2) Identification of innovative teaching sources

- Identifying educational goals

- Personal needs analysis

- Researching teaching sources on the Internet

- Assessment of  elearning and multimedia based teaching materials

- Comparative analysis

- Learning Communities

- Social media

- Mobile learning

Practical Activities on  the implementation and use of social media and learning communities

 

Module 3) Using innovative multimedia and e-learning based sources in classroom based teaching

- Structure and main characteristics of the blended learning model

- Elements for planning  blended learning based courses

- Using new technologies in classroom based courses

- Integrating e-learning and multimedia based material in frontal  lessons

Practical Activities on  video editing and sound management including analysis and use of relevant software

 

Module 4) Using innovative multimedia and e-learning based sources for online teaching

- Blended learning and e-learning

- Temporal dimension in e-learning and multimedia based environments

- Using e-learning and multimedia based sources for online learning

- Assessment and evaluation of competences in the framework of e-learning based approaches

Practical Activities on virtual reality applications including analysis and use of relevant software

 

Module 5) Creation of e-learning and multimedia based teaching sources

- Structure of an e-learning platform for art teaching and learning

- Designing the course

- Software for the production of e-learning and multimedia based contents

- Creating e-learning and multimedia based contents for education (text, images, videos, sounds, animation, authoring etc.)

- Choice and implementation of the interface

- Hypertext and multimedia for the creation of art teaching contents

- Personalization of the educational pathway

- Psychological, relational and representational competences

Practical Activities on using and implementing materials on Moodle

 

Module 6) Practical activity for the development of  e-learning and multimedia based teaching sources

- Project work carried out in groups with the support of the tutor. Every work group will produce an e-learning and multimedia based module.

- Assessment and final evaluation

 

METHODOLOGY

 

The approach used in the Education and New Technologies course is highly practical focusing on a learning-by-doing approach and group based activities in an international cooperative environment.

 A hands-on simulation is carried out for each topic in focus. The objective of the practical activities is the selection of ready-to-use teaching sources the participants will be able to use with their students, blended learning based teaching simulations, development of personalized e-learning and multimedia based materials.
At the end of the course, every work group will have produced an e-learning and multimedia based modules and contents they will be able to use with their students once  back at school.

 

ORGANIZATION

The Education and New Technologies course programme is organized in 6 days, Monday to Saturday, 5 hours a day. Participants should arrive to Florence on Sunday and depart the following Sunday.

The classroom based programme is integrated with cultural activities such as a guided walking tour of Florence city and social dinner. Detailed information will be provided about optional opportunities for cultural visits in Tuscany.

 

CERTIFICATIONS

 

Two certificates will be issued at the end of the Education and New Technologies course.
- A Participation Certificate providing detailed information about the programme carried out as well as the assessment of results achieved during the course.
- A Europass Mobility Certificate issued by the National Agencies for the Erasmus+ Programme certifying the skills and competences acquired.

LANGUAGE

The language used in the Education and New Technologies course is English.

LOCATION

The Education and New Technologies course is held at Pixel site, in Florence (Italy).

ACCOMMODATION

Optional accommodation and subsistence packages are available on request.

 

ENROLLMENT AND FEES

 

The enrollment fee is 420 Euro per person. It includes:

- Participation in the Course

- Teaching material

- Course Tutoring

 

Optional accommodation and subsistence packages are available.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

 

For further information on the Education and New Technologies course, please contact:

Training Course Secretariat
Pixel
Via Luigi Lanzi 12 - 50134 Firenze - Italy
Tel. +39-055-489700 - Fax. +39-055-4628873

e-mail: [email protected]

More information at: http://pixel-online.net/TRN_corsi_pages.php?id_crs=22&id_pg=49

 


Pixel
Via Luigi Lanzi 12
50134 - Firenze
Tel. +39 055 48.97.00
Fax. +39 055 462.88.73
P.Iva. 05118710481

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Certificate n° SQ.41823.

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