Open Now, Term time
Open Now, Term time
17-01-2022 to 24-06-2022
4 hours approximately
Teachers involved in the development of their schools’ Digital Learning Plan, Principals and Deputy Principals (primary and post primary).
This course will help you to use the Digital Learning Framework to improve digital learning in your school regardless of your stage on this journey.
It will step you through the process of creating a Digital Learning Plan that will support the effective use of digital technologies across all aspects of teaching and learning.
This a shortened version of the original ‘Developing a Digital Learning Plan for your School’ course. You will be guided through the process of creating a plan but there are no required in-school activities or assignments.
At the end of this course, you should be able to:
Module 1: Introduction to Digital Learning Planning
In this module, you will look at what digital learning looks like in the classroom and how a constructivist pedagogy which embeds digital technologies can offer new possibilities for learning, teaching and assessment. You will also be introduced to the Digital Learning Framework for Schools (DLF) and the Digital Learning Planning Guidelines (DL Planning Guidelines).
Module 2: Creating Your Vision for Digital Learning
In this module, you will look at some of the key considerations in establishing a team to lead the planning process and for creating your school’s vision for digital learning. You will learn how to conduct a workshop with colleagues to help you to create a vision statement for digital learning.
Module 3: Gathering Data
In this module, you will examine how to use the Digital Learning Framework to determine the focus of your Digital Learning Plan. You will look at how to gather and analyse relevant evidence to help make informed decisions to enhance digital learning practices in your school.
Module 4: Developing and Monitoring your Digital Learning Plan
In this module, you will look at how to set specific targets and determine actions that need to be taken to achieve them and improve digital learning practice in your school. You will also examine the key considerations for monitoring and evaluating the implementation of your DL Plan.
Technical Requirements: A good broadband internet connection and a laptop, desktop pc or tablet (with the latest version of Chrome, Firefox or Safari installed).
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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