In this course teachers will develop a lesson plan integrating open educational resources for learners who cannot attend face-to-face classes. The course is particularly suited for teachers in developing country contexts who need to find and adapt open resources for teaching online as a result of COVID-19 disruptions. The course will help teachers to design appropriate solutions to support learners remotely and to develop authentic assessments.
The course will require 3-5 hours of time each week. Participants will learn from readings, videos, practical activities as well as discussions with fellow teachers and mentors. Learners can earn a Certificate of Completion.
Unit 1: Developing learning activities
Unit 2: Selecting and integrating OER in the learning activities
Unit 3: Designing learner and learning support in the use of OER
Unit 4: Designing assessment and feedback
This course will be useful to teachers in secondary and primary schools as well as to officials connected with administration of school education and teacher training. The focus is primarily on countries in the Pacific region. All slide-shows and audio transcripts can be downloaded for studying offline to facilitate access where learners may not have reliable or affordable internet connectivity at home.
By the end of this short course, you should be better able to:
A Certificate of Completion can be awarded depending on active engagement in the discussion forums and completion of one or both assessment activities.