ICT in Special Needs Education

Using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Education can significantly contribute to a good quality of education and its effectiveness. This course is for teachers of all subjects, who desire to increase their proficiency in using technology in the classroom. Learn to use open educational resources, gain new skills, create a sample lesson and gain awareness of possible downsides of ICT in special needs education and to avoid them.

Application form relevant topics

ICT – new technologies – digital competences, Open and distance learning, Key Competences (incl. mathematics and literacy) – basic skills

Course Methodology

Each module covers a different aspect of using ICT in education. Coursework will incorporate your existing knowledge and experience and provide a helpful learning environment with a good mix of theoretical and practical knowledge. Demonstration and interaction with the ICT in special needs a hands-on way in international group setting will show the importance of collaboration and shared experience in using ICT in special needs education.

Modules

Module 01 – Introduction to ICT in Special Needs Education
Module 02 – Using online applications
Module 03 – Safety issues (plagiarism, health, cyber bullying, cyber stalking)
Module 04 – Simple Coding
Module 05 – Weebly/WebQuests
Module 06 – Using mobile devices to support learning
Module 07 – Finding resources for lessons
Module 08 – Efficient presentations
Module 09 – Creation of posters
Module 10 – ICT in special needs different subjects
Module 11 – Workshop

Guided City Tour

Learning outcomes

Gain skills and knowledge necessary to create and implement e-learning platforms, incorporate digital technologies into educational lessons with regards to interdisciplinary approach.

Generate ready‐to‐use materials, practical ideas and current online applications to support school or organisational development in the field of ICT, promote universal access to education.

Support open educational resources (OER) and open learning environment in education, foster collaboration between educational sectors including disadvantaged learners.

Develop key competences such as critical thinking through media and digital literacy, promote use of ICT to enhance quality and relevance of mainstream education at all levels.

Revise and develop personal and professional competences, build confidence in promoting use of ICT in special needs education, support innovative and active pedagogies responsive to social and cultural diversity.

Gain broader understanding of practices, policies and systems of education of different countries, cultivate mutual respect, intercultural awareness and embed common educational and training values.

Meet colleagues of different nationalities within the EU, engage in cross-cultural learning experience, exchange ideas and build a network for future international cooperation.

Enrich communication skills, improve foreign language competencies, broaden professional vocabulary and promote EU’s broad linguistic diversity.

General Course Information

Before the course:

You would be required to fill a Questionnaire.
You will receive “ITC Guide Document” where you will find all necessary information.

After the Course:

Course evaluation form
Certificates
Course materials in electronical form / Other materials for self-study and dissemination of the techniques.

Event Calendar

Event Calendar


Dates:
Month Date Days
April 1-2-3-4-5 Monday-Friday
May 13-14-15-16-17 Monday-Friday
June 10-11-12-13-14 Monday-Friday
July 8-9-10-11-12 Monday-Friday
August 12-13-14-15-16 Monday-Friday
September 9-10-11-12-13 Monday-Friday
October 21-22-23-24-25 Monday-Friday
November 4-5-6-7-8 Monday-Friday
December 9-10-11-12-13 Monday-Friday

To participate in the course, please fill out the form below.