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Using video to improve learning in & beyond the classroom

Course Title:  Using video to improve learning in & beyond the classroom’

Course Nr.:                 # 10

Target Groups:           Teachers of all subjects in primary, secondary and vocational education

Dates / Venues:          22-27 October, 2017 in Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Course Aims:             This 6 day course aims to:

·  further develop relevant teachers competences and confidence  when using digital video in education

·  promote teacher professionalism in evaluating and selecting available video resources, apps and production tools

·  develop participants' skills related to capturing, adapting and designing video content and developing related learning activities and materials

·  develop participants' skills in video and screencast production for a range of curriculum objectives and contexts from the classroom and forms of blended learning, including flipping the classroom


The course activities include demonstrations of useful applications, exemplary materials and teaching practices followed-up with tutor-led presentations and discussions about methodological related topics.
Hands-on activities carried out by participants individually, in pairs and/or small groups include exploring tools,  analyzing video clips and related lesson activities and creating content to be used in participants’ personal practice.
To address the anticipated variety in participants' interests and needs (in terms of subject content, tools, pedagogical approach, target groups and individual technology skills level) most tasks are designed in such a way that they can lead to differentiated relevant learning experiences and outcomes.

Day-to-Day Course Topics

 Day 1

·       Meet & Greet / Introductions

·       Course overview

·       Cultural Event

Day 2

·       Questionnaire review / finetuning expectations

·       Overview of ways to exploit video for teaching purposes.

·       Selecting appropriate videos and developing tasks to encourage student engagement and learning

·       Reviewing resources for finding & re-using video clips for use in your subject teaching.

Day 3

·       Design principles for instructional videos (for content understanding & skills development)

·       Exploring Flipping-the-classroom strategies

·       Selecting (online) tools to edit video.

Day 4

·       Designing interactive video quizzes

·       Using videos to provide feedback

·       Videos to support analyzing and assessing (21st century) skills

Day 5

·  Designing tasks involving learner generated video to promote understanding

·  Exploring video use & production for special purposes & using special techniques (e.g. screencasting, subtitling, green screens, shooting video in 3D environments)


Day 6

·       Finishing materials & micro teaching unit

·       Presenting & sharing materials

·       Briefing on follow-up activities, strategies for further professional development and sharing your know-how & ideas within school

·       Course evaluation

N.B. Topics for the break-out sessions will be selected on the basis of the availability of invited local or participating expert practitioners related to group interests, needs and negotiated priorities.

TELLConsult (EU PIC number: 949744461) in collaboration with (EU project) partners.

Course fee 
The total fee for the course is: 580,- Euros  (including organisation costs but exclusive of meals, social and cultural activities, travel and hotel costs)

Pre-registration is possible without any obligation and is recommended as the documents issued after pre-registration can support the organization of the school’s internal EU grant application and/or implementation procedure.
Pre-register here

Full Registration 
Pre-registration leads to full registration after payment of the invoice for the course fee sent to the school by TELLConsult course administration.

EU Grants:    
This course is eligible for ErasmusPlus KA1 Mobility Grants which can be applied for at your National Agency.

Course pre-registration cancellations by individual participants are accepted without additional costs if done in writing and before the running of the course has been confirmed (some 2.5 months before the course start date) . 

In the event of course cancellation either by individual participants or TELLConsult the school can expect a payment refund within 10 days.
Only course fees are reimbursed so do NOT book any flights or hotel rooms before the course has been confirmed.

Further info:                     
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