ICT and Collaborative Creativity towards the classroom of 21st century

when 16 July 2018 - 22 July 2018
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 490

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.

Course leader

Panagiotes Anastasiades Professor, University of Crete, eLearning Lab

Target group

-Teachers of all levels of educational and training organisations (pre-school, primary, secondary, vocational, adult),
- School principals/managers,
- Headteachers,
- Inspectors,
-Pedagogical advisors,
- Teacher trainers,
- ICT teachers,
- Learning designers

Course aim

The participants are expected to:
Become familiar with Augmented Reality apps that support creativity and enhance creative learning activities
Be able to build learning designs in order to produce and disseminate digital storytelling projects for their classroom
Extend their ability to use Land Art as an essential tool for their daily instructional methods
Promote their understanding of Pedagogical Theatre instructional methods for education and training
Exchange best practices concerning the blending of ICT with Art and Craft of Pedagogy.
Participate and facilitate Dance Pedagogy
Promote their collaborative and communication skills

Fee info

EUR 490: 70 Euros per day for each participant, 490 Euros in total for the seven days of the training programme.
Included: learning materials, certificates, coffee breaks and field trip to Knossos of Heraklion.
Not Included: Cost of meals, hotel/apartment and travelling from/to