EXTL 5710: Teaching with Technology in Higher Education
The purpose of this course is to consider how technologies can facilitate active and interactive learning in higher education. Participants will examine the benefits and challenges of using a variety of technology-supported course delivery models, strategies, and tools, and their application in international contexts.
EXTL 5706: Instructional Design Basics for Higher Education Contexts
This course will focus on the components of effective instructional design for the higher education classroom. Using the principles of constructive alignment, participants will gain experience in writing appropriate learning outcomes, designing engaging learning activities and assessing student learning.
EXTL 5707: Lesson Planning in Theory and Practice
This course will build on the basics of instructional design discussed in EXTL 5706 and observations of higher education lessons. Participants will be introduced to various lesson planning models, and to the concept of emergent lesson design and the teachable moment, with the goal of applying these to the design of individual lessons.
EXTL 5708: Teaching Practice
This course gives participants the opportunity to teach a mini-lesson, using the lesson plan developed in EXTL 5707. Participants will offer feedback to each other, and engage in self-reflection on their lesson.