As the Academic Lead for Education – I am the programme leader for MA Education and the ESOL and Leadership and Management pathways. I am a multidisciplinary teacher with experience in a wide ranging portfolio of professional practice, within a variety of educational settings.
Ideally suited to those who are keen to learn more about the use of technology in teaching and learning, this professional development 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 as well as discovering new digital horizons.
Who is the Introduction to Innovative 21st Century Teaching professional development course for?
Though open to anyone, this professional development 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
Gain a Certificate and digital badges to recognise your CPD achievement
Upon successful completion of this professional development course, you will be awarded with an E-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.
During the Introduction to Innovative 21st Century Teaching course, you can expect to:
- Heighten your curiosity about technology enhanced learning whilst developing valuable digital skills.
- Experiment and curate digital content.
- Develop the right skills to confidently adapt to an ever-changing digital word.
A flexible course that fits in with working and family life
This learner led course is open for continuous enrolment, which means it can be studied at any time and delivered 100% online, allowing you to manage your studies around work and family commitments. This is a self-guided course which involves reflective activities to assess subject understanding whilst completing a personal development action plan. Our online short courses are designed to be intellectually stimulating, thought provoking and rewarding.