How to adapt core learning elements to be effective online

“Educators today are teaching a greater diversity of students than ever before, with the equally unprecedented directive to prepare them for work and education in the complex, collaborative, and global 21st Century.” – Dr. Sophie Millner, Senior Partnerships Officer

These days, educators are meeting this challenge more and more in an online setting. In many cases due to the pandemic, with limited resources and varied experience in online course design or instruction. Based on our expertise in Virtual Exchange pedagogy Sharing Perspectives Foundation is organizing a workshop series on harnessing the opportunities of online education.

In three sessions of 45 minutes on 3, 4, 5 November, we will provide step-by-step techniques, practical tips and unique exercises modelling online interactivity and student engagement. These interactive sessions are designed for professionals learning how to move their teaching practices into an online environment in an effective and engaging way. 

  • Dates: 3, 4, 5 November 2020
  • Time: 13:00 -13:45 CET
  • Costs: FREE OF CHARGE

*UPDATE: the workshops on 3,4,5 November are full! You can express your interest in this form to get notified on next rounds.*


Agenda

Building Relationships: Overcome the barriers of technology-mediated communication to build meaningful relationships through discovery and dialogue.

→ 3 November 2020, 13:00-13:45CET 

→ Learn about the role of identity in relationship building and get introduced to a learner-led, dialogue approach.

 

Engaging Content: Optimise technology to present your content in an engaging way. 

→ 4 November 2020, 13:00-13:45CET

→ What are the key distinctions between on and offline teaching? How can you use technology to optimize learning? Discuss these subjects and learn how to adapt your content to be suitable for an online setting. 

 

Interactive Assignments: Design interactive assignments to strengthen reflective, collaborative and digital skills.

→ 5 November 2020, 13:00-13:45CET

→ Learn about designs and assessments around skill development. We will touch on different methods and keys to success.


Interested but not available on these specific dates? Show your interest for future sessions here >

 

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