The online CertICT: Certificate in Teaching Languages with Technology gives you the skills and confidence to use a range of technologies and tools with your students, in a principled and effective manner.
next start date: January 2018
Module 1: 9 weeks (1 week break)
Module 2: 9 weeks (1 week break)
Module 3: 6 weeks
course fees: £875
moderation fee: £95
09/01/18 - 12/03/18
09/01/18 - 12/03/18
01/05/18 - 02/07/18
09/01/18 - 20/02/18
01/05/18 - 12/06/18
04/09/18 - 15/10/18
09/01/18 to 12/03/18
09/01/18 to 12/03/18
09/01/18 to 20/02/18
01/05/18 to 02/07/18
01/05/18 to 12/06/18
04/09/18 to 15/10/18
During the course, you will:
- develop and consolidate your basic IT skills.
- develop your familiarity with a wide range of Web 2.0 tools and their use
- explore the pedagogical underpinnings of effective ICT use
- develop your familiarity with mobile learning, blending and flipping
- consider how these approaches might enhance your current teaching
- build a critical awareness of a range of ICT materials
- consider ICT within your syllabus and how to integrate it in class
- develop your awareness of contexts and cultural constraints in ICT use
- consider how to integrate ICT and assessment in your context
- understand current research into how ICT can support language learning
- learn how to continue your professional development in ICT-related areas
- create, implement, and reflect on a final tech-based lesson plan or project
- ICT in the classroom
- Working with images and audio
- Working with video; e-Safety
- Digital Literacies
- Teaching web-based lessons
- Webquests & digital storytelling
- Web 2.0 & online reference tools
- Social networks
- Podcasting with learners
- Blogging with learners
- Using wikis with learners
- Mobile learning & blended learning
- Evaluating ICT courseware
- Digital assessment
- Integrating ICT into the syllabus
- ePortfolios & online CPD
Module 3 can only be taken after you successfully complete Module 1 and Module 2 (you can take Modules 1 and 2 in any order, but you must complete both before you take Module 3). Module 3 - the ICT Course Project - consists of planning, implementing, and then reflecting on a technology-enhanced lesson (or lessons) that you carry out with your own students. You will need to draw on the content and ideas covered in Modules 1 and 2 for this. You’re expected to spend about 3 to 4 hours per week on your coursework for Module 3, and you will also attend two ‘real time’ videoconferencing sessions with your tutor and course colleagues to help you plan and implement your ICT project effectively.
If you can answer ‘Yes’ to statements 1-6 below, you may proceed to enrol, and pay the course and moderation fees. Payment of the course fee reserves your place on the course. If you have any questions about the payment process, please contact us.
NOTE: You may be asked to provide photocopies of certificates showing your teaching qualifications and/or your level of English proficiency. In some cases, you may be called for a phone or Skype interview, and/or to submit a sample of written work to assess your language skills.
NOTE: The Consultants-E will not tolerate plagiarism, cheating, falsifying information, or handing in work done by others as your own, during the course. Any participant found to be in breach of this policy will be dismissed from the course, and no refund will apply. By completing enrolment on this course you agree to these terms and conditions.
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Past Participants on courses with us are offered discounts on the course fees, as are those paying for the whole course, but please note that we are unable to discount the moderation fee. Please choose one of the five course fees below (ensuring that you qualify for any discount or Past Participant rate, if you select one).
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Account Name: The Consultants-E Ltd.
Sort Code: 40-46-23
Account Number: 31785729
NOTE: if you use the Past Participant payment option without having done an online course with us previously, we will be obliged to collect the difference between the Past Participant discounted rate and the full course price in an additional payment from you. This will involve increased bank fees for which you will be responsible.
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