Course start date
10 April 2017
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Course type:
Student led
4 units, 5 hours of study per unit
Mode of Study
100% online course, no campus attendance required
£350 - fees correct for Academic Year 2016/17. Subject to annual increase
This course is for
Those working in education and training including organisational training providers, schools and academies, colleges and Higher Education Institutions.
Learners should have an understanding of the English Language and the ability to study in English

Ideally suited to those who are keen to learn more about the use of technology in teaching and learning, this short course offers a valuable opportunity to explore the three ‘C’s of the 21st century within the context of teaching: Curiosity, Curation and Community. You will benefit from learning about the best practice use of technology to support the three ‘C’s of innovative 21st century teaching.

This course offers a practical introduction to the use of digital technologies for educators. As you embark on your digital journey, you will look at themes such as Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) or the application of social media to support learning. You will also explore new and emerging technologies whilst considering their uses within teaching and learning and discovering new digital horizons with like-minded professionals.

Gain a Certificate and digital badges to recognise your CPD achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Completion from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

You will also gain a digital badge for each unit that you complete, recognising your efforts for each stage of the course.

Whilst this course does not lead to University credits, it can be used to evidence your CPD and experiential learning.

Who is the Introduction to Innovative 21st Century Teaching course for?

Though open to anyone, this course is particularly suited to those working in education or training including organisational training providers, schools and academies, colleges and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) such as:

  • Aspiring teaching assistants
  • Trainee teachers
  • Teaching and Training professionals
  • Educational leaders

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