Facilitating and Assessing Learners' Digital Competencies

The third module Facilitating and Assessing Learners' Digital Competencies focuses on usage of digital technologies and strategies to enhance assessment by enabling learners to use digital technologies creatively and responsibly for information, communication, content creation, well-being and problem solving.

Facilitating and Assessing Learners' Digital Competencies

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

All course materials (online lectures, assignments, activities, readings) are available for the entire duration of the course. You can share your experience with others and learn from others at the same time.

The course information:

  • This online course is developed and offered jointly by the University of Jyväskylä and Universidade Aberta.
  • Registration is open: until 5th of October 2020 (Course is already full)
  • Course is open: 06.10 - 27.11.2020
  • Academic credits: 5 ECTS Credits
  • Workload: Total of 135 hours
  • Study fee: 75 euros
  • Assessment scale: A - F
  • EQF level: level 7
  • Pre-information requirements: Basic studies in education, teacher's pedagogical basic studies or comparable study program.
Facilitating and Assessing Learners' Digital Competencies

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 will be 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