DATES & LOCATIONS

21-25 October 2024, Paris, France

21-25 October 2024, Paris, France

CONFIRMED
14-18 April 2025, Paris, France

14-18 April 2025, Paris, France


CONTENT

Educator eLearning Enhancement

This Erasmus+ course focuses on improving the skills of educators to equip them with the necessary knowledge and expertise to create innovative eLearning platforms and courses. The course aims to empower educators to construct straightforward yet captivating and interactive eLearning environments that cater to diverse learning styles and facilitate both self-paced and peer-to-peer learning experiences.

Participants will explore practical strategies in the realm of eLearning to develop user-friendly and accessible platforms. By utilizing various ICT tools, educators will discover effective ways to enhance their class activities and teaching methodologies. The course emphasizes the importance of seamlessly integrating technology into the learning process, transforming traditional classrooms into dynamic and future-ready learning spaces.

One of the course’s main highlights is the application of augmented reality (AR) in education. Educators will gain insights into diverse AR applications, such as incorporating virtual imagery into real-world settings to create more captivating and immersive lessons. By incorporating AR in subjects like chemistry, mathematics, biology, and more, educators can revolutionize their teaching methods and provide students with exceptional learning experiences.

Upon course completion, educators will be equipped with the knowledge to design attractive eLearning courses that actively motivate students to learn. The inclusion of self-paced learning opportunities and peer-to-peer interactions fosters a collaborative learning environment, encouraging students to take charge of their educational journey.

Ultimately, this Erasmus+ course empowers educators to reimagine their teaching practices, embracing the transformative power of eLearning. By building engaging and interactive eLearning platforms, educators cultivate a future-ready educational landscape that prepares students for success in the 21st-century world. Through this journey of improvement and upskilling, educators become catalysts for change, shaping the next generation of learners and fostering a culture of continuous growth and innovation.

 

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

- Creating simple and user-friendly eLearning platforms for effective learner engagement.

- Integrating ICT tools effectively to develop dynamic and interactive courses.

- Exploring the potential of augmented reality (AR) applications in education to offer immersive learning experiences.

- Applying practical strategies to facilitate peer-to-peer and self-paced learning environments, catering to various learner needs.

- Using design thinking principles to craft effective eLearning content that fully engages learners.

- Developing interactive and engaging course materials to motivate learners and enhance the learning process.

- Gaining skills to create assistive technologies that address individual learning styles and extend the reach of education, supporting social welfare activities.

Objectives of the Course:

- Equipping educators with knowledge and skills for building simple, user-friendly eLearning platforms with engaging experiences.

- Introducing innovative pedagogical approaches using ICT tools in teaching and learning.

- Fostering positive attitudes towards technology among teachers and administrators.

- Enabling educators to utilize virtual learning environments for dynamic online experiences.

- Enhancing teaching methods by seamlessly integrating technology and catering to diverse learning styles.

- Empowering educators to manage and integrate ICT tools seamlessly for students.

- Developing proficiency in various Web 2.0 tools and creating interactive course content.

- Adapting eLearning tools to different teaching contexts for impactful learning journeys.

- Focusing on effective teaching strategies for active student participation in online environments.

- Providing tips to enhance the overall educational quality of eLearning platforms.

- Facilitating the practical application of knowledge and skills in real-world teaching settings.

- Increasing student engagement through interactive eLearning materials.

- Creating adaptable learning materials for individual student needs.

- Fostering student motivation and individualized learning for continuous improvement.

- Utilizing innovative technologies for active participation in the eLearning journey.

- Introducing design thinking principles for creative learning objects.

Methodology:

- Collaborative Learning: Educators work cooperatively, fostering a supportive environment for exchanging ideas.

- Interactive Learning: The course encourages active participation and discussions among participants.

- Case Studies and Simulations: Educators examine real-life cases, applying theoretical knowledge practically.

- Experiential Training: Learning is based on hands-on experience in building eLearning platforms and courses.

- Best Practice Visits: Participants observe and experience best practices in eLearning implementation at local schools.

- AR Material Development: Educators develop materials using augmented reality (AR) to enhance learning experiences.

Target Group:

- Teachers, trainers, educators, school administrators, etc.

Preparation:

Before the course,

-Before the course, participants will complete a pre-course questionnaire to gauge their experience and background in teaching and training.

-Additionally, they will prepare a presentation reflecting their current teaching methods

Validation:

- A course participation certificate will be given to all participants.

- A Europass Mobility Certificate will be given if the participant demands it, as well.

DAILY SCHEDULE

1st Day

Ice-breaking activities and introduction of the course program

Getting to know each other – Presentation of participants (a five-minute presentation)
European fair

Introduction to Educator Re-skilling

Interactive e-Learning Platforms at a glance

Effective teaching strategies that encourage the active involvement of peer-to-peer learning approach
What is and is not an online/ virtual learning platform? – setting the theoretical frame.

Examples of online/ virtual learning platforms

2nd Day

Hands on setting up an online/ virtual learning platform

How to choose the right online/ virtual learning platform in accordance to the needs.

Steps for setting up an online/ virtual learning platform.

Tips and tools for making your online/ virtual learning platform attractive, easy useable, simple and efficient. (applied practice)

-Utilizing Interactive eLearning Tools

-Innovative Content Presentation

-Designing Online Learning Spaces

-Developing Interactive Courses

3rd Day

Creating and opening a course on the online/ virtual learning platform

The must’s and must not’s of online courses.

Designing a course according to the needs of the learners. ,

Tips and tools for creating attractive course content/ professional educational materials.

How to publish and fine-tune the course created on the online/ virtual platform.

Tips and tools for creating attractive course content/ professional educational materials.

How to publish and fine-tune the course created on the online/ virtual platform. (applied practice)

Adult Education institution visit

 

4th day

Methods for implementation and accessibility

Methods used for simplifying the implementation and accessibility of educational programmes.

Methods used for making educational programmes relevant to the needs of learner and the society

5th day

The Future of Educator Re-skilling

How to strengthen the European dimension of teaching and learning (opportunities, practices and chances).

Tips and tricks for reaching a wider audience.

Overview of the course program

Evaluation of the course program

Filling the feedback forms

Europass Mobility Certificate, Participation Certificate

 

 

*This course can be modified as a 7-day course if participants demand it.

 

Pre-Registration