Facilitating and Assessing Learners' Digital Competencies

This module focuses on usage of digital technologies and strategies to enhance assessment by enabling learners creatively and responsibly to use of digital technologies for information, communication, content creation, well-being and problem solving.

Important dates for the course

  • Preliminary Knowledge: Basic studies in education, teacher's pedagogical basic studies or corresponding studies
  • Registration: opens on 10.08.2020
    • New students registration
    • Returning students registration
  • Next online course: 06.10. - 27.11.2020

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KTES4600 Facilitating and Assessing Learners' Digital Competencies

This module focuses on usage of digital technologies and strategies to enhance assessment by
enabling learners creatively and responsibly to use of digital technologies for information,
communication, content creation, well-being and problem solving.

Goals are to consider how digital technologies can:

  • enhance existing assessment strategies, create or facilitate innovative assessment approaches
  • facilitate feedback and allow educators to assess and adapt their teaching strategies
  • incorporate learning activities, assignments and assessments, which require learners’ to adapt new digital competences required in diverse learning needs.

Upon completion of the course you are able to

  • design and implement learning activities that generate data for various digital assessment formats
  • analyse and interpret evidence on learners’ activity and progress
  • enable diverse learners to identify areas of improvement.
  • create and update personal search strategies
  • evaluate the credibility and reliability of sources of data, information and digital content
  • work (create contents, share, communicate and collaborate) in digital environments safely and responsibly considering copyrights, accessibility and protection of personal privacy (GDPR).
  • use digital technologies in innovative ways and transfer knowledge to new situations