Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Develop innovative ideas to improve the future of digital education

On this course, you’ll be introduced to emerging educational technologies, and explore how to solve issues around teaching with technology that educators and institutions are facing worldwide.

Tackle the challenges of technology in education

As you explore digital transformation in education, you’ll discover the problems that come with education in the digital age and reflect on the competencies required to create and deliver effective and engaging digital learning.

You’ll learn how to identify and build solutions to these challenges using design thinking techniques and tools.

Harness technology to enhance teaching and learning

This course is designed to prepare you to join other learners and experts in digital education in an online global hack to co-create, plan, prepare, and pitch ideas that will enable students to get the most from digital learning.

You’ll identify ideas for using technology in ways that empower learners and put them at the heart of the digital education revolution.

Pioneer the future of edtech

This course has been designed in tandem with DigiEduHack.

DigiEduHack is a series of online hackathons for innovators who want to solve the big problems facing edtech and digital education today.

This course will enable potential hackathon attendees to kickstart and develop their initial ideas and plans, and also allow those simply interested in exploring the future of digital education to learn more.

What topics will you cover?

  • Digital education challenges
  • Digital Education Action Plan – EU policy
  • Digital education technologies
  • Digital education pedagogies
  • Digital competencies – for educators and learners

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn more about technology and teaching, as well as the Digital Education Action Plan and Digital Education Challenge Areas.

This may include students, teachers and educators, researchers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and other education enthusiasts.

Participants who aim to join a DigiEduHack hackathon may enjoy this course as a precursor to the main event.

Who developed the course?

EIT Climate-KIC

EIT Climate-KIC is a European knowledge and innovation community, working towards a prosperous, inclusive, climate-resilient society founded on a circular, zero-carbon economy.

Aalto University

Aalto University is located in Espoo, Finland. The university is composed of six schools (four technical schools, school of business, and school of arts, design and architecture) with over 11,000 students, 4400 staff, and close to 400 professors.

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We build a sustainable future by creating novel solutions to major global challenges. We value responsibility, courage, and collaboration.