Presentation on theme: "A Postgraduate Course in Continuous Professional Training E-learning – Management and Tutoring for the Teachers of Le Marche Region Ministry of Public."— Presentation transcript:
A Postgraduate Course in Continuous Professional Training E-learning – Management and Tutoring for the Teachers of Le Marche Region Ministry of Public Education Regional Office for Le Marche Schools Le Marche: a region like a laboratory
Le Marche: a region like a laboratory Università Politecnica delle Marche - Ancona rappresentata dal Magnifico Rettore prof. Marco PACETTI Università degli Studi di Camerino rappresentata dal Magnifico Rettore prof. Fulvio ESPOSITO Università degli Studi di Macerata rappresentata dal Magnifico Rettore prof. Roberto SANI Università degli Studi di Urbino rappresentata dal Magnifico Rettore prof. Giovanni BOGLIOLO Ufficio Scolastico Regionale per le Marche rappresentato dal Direttore Generale dr. Michele DE GREGORIO
Why a postgraduate course? e-Learning is pervading any sector of both the labour market and public administrations and services, including the school system. e-learning has considerably increased in school, university and professional systems of education, supported by remarkable investments connected to the ongoing reforms of the educational system and to specific initiatives from the Government for on-line training.
Aims of Educational Training (1/2) Organizing and/or managing complex training activities based on the integrated use of Information and Communication Technologies; Applying know-how in the actual reality by analyzing contexts, to detect their specific features and thus to make use of the best strategies possible; On every occasion, selecting and using the most appropriate methodologies for each learning environment by exploiting the interactive potentialities of networks and the simulative power of software.
Aims of Educational Training (2/2) Developing in each trainee the proper skills to take his best place in a working environment, featured by high innovation and full development; Informing, training and coordinating teachers in service in their schools with the aim of –(i) promoting highly innovative teaching methodologies through a responsible and proper use of e-learning; –(ii) supporting the teaching activities which make a wide use of information and communication technologies.
The Teaching Format It is made up by 5 teaching modules The methodology applied is blended e-learning On-line training Three on-site meetings for each of the first 4 modules
The modules 1- Educational and learning technologies (provided by the University of Macerata – Faculty of Educational Training Science) 2- ITC for e-learning (provided by Le Marche Polytechnic University – Faculty of Engineering) 3 – Projecting and managing on-line teaching (provided by the University of Urbino – Faculty of Sociology – Faculty of Educational Training Science) 4 – Modules for laboratory (provided by the University of Camerino - Faculty of Science and Technology) 5- Project work and final paper (They will be carried out under the supervision of the 4 universities involved)
Project work and final paper Trainees are demanded to develop and carry out an e-learning experimental project work, possibly in the school they are in service at. The organization of project groups will be encouraged with the aim of facilitating: Cooperation among teachers (even from different school grades and levels) Sharing of topics / projects / teaching paths Manutability and monitoring of activities.
A three-level survey: customer satisfaction; evaluation of process; evaluation of competences and of the follow-up process of professional practices. The four universities which manage the modules are also responsible for the evaluation of the final learning results. Monitoring and evaluation Provided by CREMIT - Centro di Ricerca sullEducazione ai Media, allInformazione e alla Tecnologia – The Catholic University of Milan in cooperation with Le Marche Universities.
Participants Teachers of every subject, from any school grade and level Graduated Employed on a no time limited contract Having basic ICT skills Adult education and learning Basic English language skills Having a wide-band internet connection
Scientific Committee From the University of Urbino: Prof. Bernardo Valli (Director) for years 2006-2007 From Le Marche Polytechnic University: Prof. Tommaso Leo From the University of Camerino: Prof.ssa Cristina Cimarelli From the University of Macerata: Prof. Piergiuseppe Rossi From Le Marche USR : Prof.ssa Patrizia Cuppini
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