Integrating Educational Technology with 21st Century Learning

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
University of Tartu
Institution website:
https://www.ut.ee/en/admissions/integrating-educational-technology-21st-century-...
Country:
Estonia
Language:
English
Dates:
Monday, 3 July, 2017 to Friday, 14 July, 2017
Registration fee:
950 € includes registration, tuition, cultural programme, housing in double rooms at student dormiotry)
Fee reductions/waivers:
650 € includes registration, tuition, cultural programme
Maximum number of participants:
20
Deadline for applying:
Sunday, 14 May, 2017
Accommodation:
Accommodation provided
Contact person details:
Margot Must
margot.must@ut.ee
+372 737 5561

3-14 July 2017 (including arrival and departure dates) at the University of Tartu in Estonia.

4 ECTS

The course is designed for teaching staff with at least some experience working in schools, universities or other educational institutions:

  • teacher training students with practical classroom teaching experience; 
  • in-service teachers and pre-service teachers with practical classroom experience;
  • lecturers (of teacher training);
  • professional trainers and pedagogues: museum and science centre educators, etc.

The aim of this course is to provide educators with innovative ways of implementing technology-enhanced activities in their own teaching environments. Participants of the course will have the opportunity to discuss their own unique educational contexts and make plans of how to best apply educational technology to meet their particular teaching and learning goals.

Topics include:

  • the development of digital competence strategies for education;
  • systematic content creation;
  • copyright rules and issues;
  • the creative re-use of technology;
  • the development of a more reflective and critical stance concerning the use of technology in the broader educational context.  

Preliminary programme

  • Educational Technology and Information 
  • Educational Technology and Content Creation
  • Responsible Innovation in Educational Technology
  • Problem Solving in Educational Technology

Schedule

4 July – arrival to Tartu

5-8 July - academic programme of lectures/seminars, study visits or cultural programme

9-10 July – independent work with study materials and home assignments, individual cultural programme

11-14 July – academic programme of lectures/seminars, study visits or cultural programme

15 July – departure 

Timetable (may change sligthly)

10:00-12:00 morning sessions (lecture / seminar)

Lunch time

13:00-15:00 afternoon sessions (lecture / seminar)

15.00-16.30 / 16.00-17.30 study visits or cultural programme

The programme of 4 ECTS includes 32 academic hours of classroom work, 20 hrs. of study visits or cultural programme and 52 hrs. of independent reading and practical assignments. 

Application deadline: 14 May, 2017. 



Application

Fill in the online application with additional attached documents:

  • copy of your passport or other identification document;
  • motivation letter up to 1,5 page that demonstrates the applicant’s motivation to participate, explains his/her expectations about the program and explains how the participation in the summer program is connected with his/hers studies and interests, and how the applicant plans to use gained experience and knowledge in the future.

Read further about the programme, learning outcomes and assesment on our website.