Technology in the Classroom

The aims of the course are to increase participants' knowledge and awareness of how technology can be used in English language teaching, and to develop the practical know-how to enable them to successfully integrate technology into their daily teaching practice.

Available in Oxford
Course code TECH
Entry level Upper-Intermediate (B2)
Start dates Oxford
Course duration 2 weeks
Total input 42 hours

Sample Timetable

Please note that this is the outline of a typical course. Some units may alter in content.

Week 1

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
09:10-10:25 Orientation and Introduction Mobile Learning and Technology Integration Frameworks Exploring the Hardware (Cameras, Interface, Audio Recording, Sharing Content between Apps) Blogging 1. Digital Content Curation Tools and CPD Digital Games Theory. GBL vs Gamification
10:45-12:00 Needs Analysis. Feedback and Comments Digital Literacies and Digital Skills Development Web Tools. Platforms (Android / iOS / Windows) Adapting Authentic Digital Materials to Create Teaching Resources Digital Games Hands-on
12:20-13:10 Tech Tools. Hardware Choices Blended / Flipped Learning Designing and Sharing Learning Resources Using Online Tools Creating a Digital Presentation Blogging 2. QR Codes. Augmented reality
14:15-16:30   Social programme with tutor   Social programme with tutor  

Week 2

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
09:10-10:25 Consolidation Challenge 1 Video Editing Interfaces Podcasting 1. Introduction to Software and Hardware Geolocation and Multimedia 1. Project Design Consolidation Challenge 2
10:45-12:00 Introduction to Online Video Editing Podcasting 2. Creating Audio Podcasts Geolocation and Multimedia 2 (Hands-on)
12:20-13:10 Feedback and Problem Solving Hands-on Video Production Managing Multimedia Projects in the Classroom Digital Storytelling Course Review and Ideas for Future Study
14:15-16:30   Social programme with tutor   Social programme with tutor