A practical course exploring how to design a syllabus and supplement and adapt your courses to meet your students’ needs by using authentic resource material in the classroom to motivate and inspire learners. The course covers the processes of designing and evaluating materials based on a needs analysis and the formulation of course objectives.
The course also introduces methods and criteria for designing and writing effective materials for use in specific teaching contexts, and for selecting from, adapting or supplementing these as appropriate. The training proceeds from syllabus to materials design and materials evaluation for selection and adaptation.
740 – Essentials of Teacher Training
Requirements for a Certificate:
Minimum attendance requirement is 75% of course events.
Assessed portfolio work for practical tasks like group and individual planning, observation, demonstration, micro-teaching, discussion and feedback sessions.
1000-word end of course Reflective Essay.
750.01 – Enriching learning through syllabus design
750.02 – Organizing your course to facilitate student learning
750.03 – Teaching and learning frameworks – bloom’s taxonomy
750.04 – Writing intended learning outcomes
750.05 – Sequencing the learning – UBD
750.06 – Designing daily assignments and teaching strategies
750.07 – Designing assessment strategies
750.08 – Articulating a set of policies
750.09 – Considering best teaching practices
750.10 – Considering the use of digital technology
750.11 – Resources for facilitating skill and knowledge development
750.12 – Aligning materials and media support with the learning objectives