Educational Change in Times of Rapid Technological Innovation

12. 10. 2021 -

University of Tartu

Deadline: 17 October, 2021

Online: 1 November - 3 December 2021

Educational Change in Times of Rapid Technological Innovation is an intensive online course designed to provide an opportunity for learners to examine the development of technology-enhanced teaching and learning. Furthermore, stimulate conversations to re-imagine teaching as well as learning in times of the digital transformation. The e-course aims to empower people to re-imagine modern teaching practic

The online programme is divided into two modules and each is addressing one educational challenge:

In addition to webinars, group-works and individual assignments under the guidance of our best professors, the summer university course will be completed by a round table conversation with a educational technologists. The roundtable will provide the opportunity for the students to see how educational technology is incorporated in concrete educational settings.

 

Dedaline Octobe 17, 2021

Admission to Educational Change in Times of Rapid Technological Innovation

Entry requirements

  • Online application form
  • Video clip (max 5 min)
  • CV
  • Transcript of academic records

PS: Only complete applications including all annexes submitted by the deadline will be considered for selection.

Applications are evaluated based on

Video clip (max 5 min)

The video clip is the opportunity for the applicant to provide an overall explanation as to why she/he wants to be part of the summer programme. The applicants can use the following questions:

  1. What are the major challenges that education is currently facing? What is the role of educational technology in addressing those challenges?
  2. What is the role that technology actually has in the applicant’s teaching practice?
  3. How can participation in the summer programme contribute to the applicant’s professional development?
     
The course is designed for applicants with at least some experience working as educators in schools, universities or other education 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.
  • other students or practitioners belonging to other disciplinary backgrounds who are interested in technology and education.

More ifnormtion can be found here: https://www.ut.ee/en/studies/educational-change-times-rapid-technological-innovation