A 2 week ERASMUS+ Teacher Training Course about the use of Apps and Social Media in Education

SUGGESTED COMPUTER PROFICIENCY: INTERMEDIATE

The aim of this course is to provide participants with methods for an effective use of audiovisual resources in education, as well as for a successful integration of mobile devices into their teaching practice. 

A clever use of audiovisual resources and educational apps helps students dig deeper into the subjects they are learning, absorb and retain ideas, as well as develop communicative, critical, social and creative skills. 

The course will introduce easy techniques to manage audiovisual resources: sorting and adapting online materials (film and music clips, documentaries, news etc.); designing, shooting and editing videos; creating visual teaching resources; adding subtitles to projects; managing timelines; using mind-mapping platforms; using tools for live streaming and recording. 

In addition, participants will learn how to use a variety of apps to stimulate their students’ learning. They will acquire in-depth knowledge about: internet security and privacy issues; gathering and saving useful online resources; communicating and collaborating through electronic devices; creating virtual materials and tests; managing online groups and classrooms. 

At the end of this one-week course, participants will have gained an insight into the educational power of some of the most well-known free software and devices for photo and video making. In addition, they will be able to confidently integrate a variety of apps into their lesson plans, to motivate and to engage students.

Guided city tours and 1 full day cultural excursion (usually on the first Saturday) will also be part of the programme.

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Course Learning Outcomes

- Manage students’ team work to create a video;  
- Being familiar with basic techniques for video-shooting; 
- Acquiring skills for photo and video editing; 
- Knowing how to dub and to add subtitles in a creative manner using web tools. 
- How to use different educational apps in class, providing students with the best learning experience; 
- Creating virtual materials; 
- Managing a technological, innovative classroom; 

target audience

- Teachers (primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs); - Teacher trainers; - Headteachers; principals; managers of schools

course details - Florence

  • Length of the course: 2 weeks;
  • Next Dates 2018: 26 November - 07 December; 
  • Set Dates 2019: The course will start the fourth Monday of each Month; 
  • Cultural activities included: 2 Florence Guided Tours and 1 day Tuscan Excursion (usually on Saturday);
  • Price: € 820,00

course details - Barcelona

  • Length of the course: 2 weeks; 
  • Next Dates 2018: 29 October - 09 November; 26 November - 07 December;
  • Set Dates 20119: The course will start the last Monday of each month; 
  • Cultural activities included: Barcelona Guided Tours and Excursions;  
  • Price: € 820,00

course details - Dublin

  • Length of the course: 2 weeks;
  • Next Dates 2018: 8 - 19 October; 12 - 23 November; 10 - 21 December;
  • Set Dates 2019: The course will start the second Monday of each month; 
  • Cultural activities included: Dublin Guided Tour and 1 day Excursion in Ireland (usually on Saturday);
  • Price: € 820,00 

 

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