The aim of the Professional Development Programme is to promote collaborative creativity through the use of ICT as one of the most important tools for teachers, in order to respond critically to the demands of our times.
“ICT and Collaborative Creativity towards the Classroom of the 21st Century: From Theory to practice” concerns the pedagogical use of ICT for teachers, as a means to cultivate the skills of Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking.
More specifically, the trainees will become familiar with interactive applications of Augmented Reality and Digital Storytelling (e.g comics), combined with Land Art, Pedagogical Theatre, Art and Craft of Pedagogy, and finally Dance Pedagogy, in order to produce learning designs and scenarios in which the learners will be creative and engaged.
During the course, the teachers will visit historical and natural monuments of the island of Crete.
The participants are expected to:
The training methodology will be based on pioneering collaborative techniques. Trainees will explore and construct their knowledge in groups by using innovational collaborative learning methods.
-Conditions: ICT Basic Skills
-Preparation: Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops, if possible, to be more flexible during the course. An investigative questionnaire is possible to be sent to the participants
-Learning material: The learning material will be available online in the English language.
-Evaluation: The trainees will evaluate the programme using the innovative method of collaborative painting
-Certification upon completion: The participants will receive, upon completion, a Certificate of Attendance by the University of the Crete/ eLearning Lab, with detailed description of the training content and the duration of the course.
-Follow-up: An online community will be created in order to allow participants to share their experience, best practices etc