Via Afrika Online Course: Digital learning in schools for Android users
The sessions in this course are specifically designed to assist you in successfully implementing digital education, or elearning, in your school. Sessions 1–3 focuses on the theory behind elearning, technical aspects of elearning in your school, as well as how to effectively manage and use ICTs in a school environment. Sessions 4–6 looks at content creation for tablet devices, as well as more advanced apps for demonstrations as well as online assessment tools. Sessions 7–9 investigates learning management systems, games and gamification in the classroom.
SESSION 1: WHY eLEARNING? – 5 PD Points
Learn about the importance of eLearning to prepare yourself, your learners and your school for the 21st Century.
SESSION 2: GETTING TECHNICAL – 5 PD Points
Learn about different devices, their technical specifications, and the various operating systems available to you.
SESSION 3: MANAGEMENT AND USAGE OF ICTs IN SCHOOLS – 5 PD Points
Learn about the management and administration of ICT in schools, and develop an ICT implementation plan.
SESSION 4: CONTENT FOR TABLET DEVICES – 5 PD Points
Learn about the different types of content that you can use in the classroom, as well as developing your own eBooks.
SESSION 5: APPS FOR TEACHERS FOR DEMONSTRATIONS AND CONTENT CREATION – 5 PD Points
Learn about the integrated use of apps in the classroom, as well as useful apps for you and your learners.
SESSION 6: ONLINE ASSESSMENT TOOLS – 5 PD Points
Learn about assessment in the 21st Century, as well as how to make use of various online assessment tools.
SESSION 7: LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS – 5 PD Points
Learn about Learning Management Systems, what they can be used for, and investigate different available systems
SESSION 8: GAMES TEACH TOO – 5 PD Points
Learn how to effectively use games in education, and discover useful resources and ideas for the classroom.
SESSION 9: THE GAMIFICATION OF EDUCATION – 5 PD Points
Learn about the theory of gamification, and explore a real-life gamification platform for any classroom: Classcraft.
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