Tartu, Estonia

Educational Change in Times of Rapid Technological Innovation

online course
when 1 November 2021 - 3 December 2021
language English
duration 5 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 250

Educational Change in Times of Rapid Technological Innovation is an intensive online course designed to provide an opportunity for learners to examine the development of technology-enhanced teaching and learning. Furthermore, stimulate conversations to re-imagine teaching as well as learning in times of the digital transformation.

The e-course aims to empower people to re-imagine modern teaching practices and follow the transformation of education. That is even more urgent in an hopefully post-covid world, in which we may have successfully learned some important lessons.

Course leader

Mr. Emanuele Bardone

Target group

The course is designed for MA/PhD and advanced BA students or/and applicants with at least some experience working as educators in schools, universities or other education institutions:
- teacher training students with practical classroom teaching experience;
- in-service teachers and pre-service teachers with practical classroom experience;
- lecturers (of teacher training);
- professional trainers and pedagogues: museum and science centre educators, etc;
- other students or practitioners belonging to other disciplinary backgrounds who are interested in technology and education.

Course aim

The online programme is divided into two modules and each is addressing one educational challenge:

Module 1: Meaningful technology use in education

Challenge: How can we engage digital technologies in meaningful ways?

Educational video
Video as a tool for reflection
Collaborative video annotation.

Module 2: Pedagogy in the XXI Century

Challenge: How can pedagogy respond to the ongoing digital transformations in society?

Digital pedagogy
Digital literacy
Collaborative learning.

In addition to webinars, group-works and individual assignments under the guidance of our best professors, the summer university course will be completed by a round table conversation with a educational technologists. The roundtable will provide the opportunity for the students to see how educational technology is incorporated in concrete educational settings.

Fee info

EUR 250: The course will take place entirely online via Microsoft Teams.


Scholarships are available.