Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Free online Digital Technologies course for teachers


Contact: Rebecca Vivian, University of Adelaide, CSER Group
p: 0422 207 798   e: rebecca.vivian@adelaide.edu.au
w: csdigitaltech.appspot.com

Date: 1 Dec 2014 - 1 March 2015 self-paced & flexible, enrol any time    
Location: Online

Intended Audience: Australian teachers, school leadership, PD trainers & anyone wanting to learn about computing

The Computer Science Education Research Group have been supported by Google to bring teachers a free online open course to help prepare teachers to implement Digital Technologies education into the classroom.

What are digital technologies? What is an algorithm? How does binary work? What's the difference between hardware and software?

Learn a blend of topic content and view lesson examples, linked to learning objectives in the Digital Technologies curriculum. But more importantly, join an online community of passionate educators to freely share and swap resources and ideas for computing education.

Course starts 1 December until the end of February. Self-paced. 2-3 hrs per module estimated. All teachers will receive a certificate of participation.

 Claim for certificates close 1 March 2015 (but course content remains open)