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Course Details Summer Course

Availability

Open Now, Term time

Sector

Primary

Course dates

24-01-2022 to 24-06-2022

Study time

1 hour. Allow additional time depending on how many links/apps you choose to explore.

Target Audience

All primary teachers

Places

Unlimited

Course Summary

This short course aims to help teachers use digital technologies to support the provision of assessment feedback to pupils.

Drawing on the NCCA guidelines and effective practice in assessment feedback, the course describes a number of digital tools and methods which can be used in this context.

The course explores different ways of providing assessment feedback to students, such as annotating images, text-based feedback (including voice to text) and audio feedback. It also provides short how-to videos demonstrating how to use these tools in practice.

This course is applicable to all learning scenarios and all class levels.

Information about this course

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the role digital technologies can play in providing feedback to pupils
  • Describe how digital tools can be used to support effective assessment feedback in the primary classroom
  • Identify and use a selection of digital tools to support the provision of effective feedback to pupils

Course Content

The course has five short sections:

  • Introduction
  • Annotating PDFs and Images
  • Providing Text Feedback
  • Providing Audio Feedback
  • Conclusion / tips for teachers

Requirements

Technical Requirements: A good broadband internet connection and a laptop, desktop pc or tablet (with the latest version of Chrome, Firefox or Safari installed).

Certificate

A course certificate is provided upon completion of this course.

You may be able to consider this course for Croke Park hours, subject to school management approval, particularly in relation to up to ten ‘Croke Park’ hours that may be allowed for potential individual/small group use (Circular 0042/2016 Primary and Circular 045/2016 Post Primary).

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