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TEACHING&LEARNING

INTHE21STCENTURY
DEECDsponsoredPDforterms3and42013 ThisfreeDEECDendorsedcourserunsthroughoutTerms3and4andprovidesVictorianteacherswitha flexibleprofessionaldevelopmentprogramshowcasinghowteachersfromaroundthestateareaddingvalueto teachingandlearningthrougheffectiveandseamlessuseofICTintheclassroom. Theprogramwillprovidepracticalexamplesofhowprimaryandsecondaryteachersareenhancingtheir curriculumdeliveryandstudentlearningthroughauthenticandeffectiveuseofICT,virtualcommunitiesand Web2.0tools.(Thisisthesecondroundofferedforthiscourseinterms3and42013.)

TargetAudience
ThecourseassumesthatparticipantswillhavebasicICTskills,butistargetedatthosewantingtoenhance theirknowledge,skillsandcurriculumdelivery. Itwillberelevantto: PrimaryandSecondary(lowersecondary)teachers MiddleyearsteacherslookingforexamplesofeffectiveICTuseintheclassroom Specialists,LeadingTeachers,AssistantPrincipalsandPrincipals

CourseGoals
Thecourseaimstoprovideparticipantswith: apracticaloverviewofhowteachersareseamlesslyusingICTintheirteachingtoenhancestudentlearning abetterunderstandingofthetools,resources,learningcommunitiesandcollaborativepossibilitiesother teachersareexploringthroughICT clear,practicalexamplesofhowyoucouldusereadilyavailablesoftware,Web2.0toolsandlearning communitiestoaddvaluetoteachingandlearningatyourschool theopportunitytoparticipateininquirybasedlearningprojectslinkedtothecurriculumwithotherteachers fromaroundtheVictoria

Groupprojects,whichwillbeguidedbyexperiencededucatorsandaredesignedtoassistparticipantsandtheir schools.Participantswillbeencouragedtoengagelocalcolleagues,studentsandschoolcommunitieswiththe themesanddiscussionscoveredduringtheproject.

TheTeachingandLearninginthe21stCenturyprogramwillinclude:
OneinitialfacetofacesessionwithpresentationsandworkshopsatNMITinPrestonon9Augustandone culminatingsessionatthesamevenueon29November. SixonehourwebconferencesthroughoutTerms3&4withleadingclassroompractitionerscoveringtopics thatinclude:theGeneralCapabilitiesintheAustralianCurriculum,ProfessionalLearningNetworks, CollaborationandInquiryBasedLearning. Instructorledprofessionaldevelopmentincludingonlineforums,toolsandWeb2.0resourcesthatempower learning,collaborationandcommunicationforstudentsandteachers.ThesewillincludeGlobal2,Fuse, GoogleAppsforEducation,MSOffice365forEducationandEvernote. AselfselectedInquirybasedlearningprojectwithateamofotherVictorianeducators.

ParticipantswilltakepartinanopeningfacetofaceeventonFriday9AugustatNMITPrestonfeaturing inspiringspeakersfromVictorianschools.AculminatingeventwillbeheldatNMITonFriday29November. ThecourseisfreebutCRTcostsmustbecoveredbyschools.

LimitedSpacesAvailable.Pleasegototeaching.global2.vic.edu.autoregisterapplications. Givenlimitedtimeandhighdemandapplicationswillbeapprovedonafirstin,firstservedbasis.
EnquiriesmaybeaddressedtotheDEECDTeachingandLearninginthe21stCentury projectfacilitatorJohnThomason0417648111orthomas.john.g@edumail.vic.gov.au.