Design and practice new teaching methods that utilize the media, such as digital textbooks and electronic blackboard, and those that educate new skills such as 21st century skills.
Based on the learning outcomes of "Educational Technology for Curriculum and Lesson Design", this course enhances teaching abilities by understanding the relationship between the information technology and education. The aims of this course are 1) students are able to teach subjects by utilizing digital textbooks and electronic blackboard effectively, 2) students are able to teach subjects by using student centered approach but teacher centered approach in order to foster 21st century skills.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) understand the relationship between information technology and education, actually design instruction in a class.
2) teach by new instructional methods that utilize the media, such as digital textbooks and electronic blackboard.
Electronic blackboard, digital textbooks, 21st century skills, Instructional methods, information education
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Students learn new instructional method that foster the 21st century skills, design lesson plan using an electronic blackboard and digital textbooks, and demonstrate a mini lesson.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Orientation and looking back in the "Educational Technology for Curriculum and Lesson Design"||Review the lesson design method|
|Class 2||21st century skills and teaching methods||Students can explain how to teach the 21st century skills|
|Class 3||Teaching methods that utilize the media, such as digital textbooks and electronic blackboard||Students can use various teaching methods using digital textbooks and electronic blackboard.|
|Class 4||Creation of lesson plans that take advantage of the digital textbooks and electronic blackboard (group activities)||Students should create a mini lesson teaching plan using digital textbooks and electronic blackboard.|
|Class 5||The first trial lesson and mutual evaluation||Students should reflect their lesson plan based on feedback comments.|
|Class 6||Revise the fist lesson plan (group activities)||Students should finish revising teaching plan.|
|Class 7||The second trial lesson and mutual evaluation||Students should reflect their second lesson plan based on feedback comments.|
|Class 8||Reflection and Summary||Students look back on the teaching method based on the new academic outlook.|
Distributing the material, if necessary
・Tadsashi Inagaki et al (2011), Instructional Design Manual, Kitaoji Shobo (in Japanese)
・Toshiki Matsudsa et al (2013), Class Improvement tackle with learners, Gakubunsha (in Japanese)
・Robert A. Reiser et al (2011), Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology, Allyn & Bacon
・Nahomi Miyake et al (2014), 21st Century Skills, Kitaoji Shobo (in Japanese)
Intermediate reports, and a final report
Students have to have already taken "Educational Technology for Curriculum and Lesson Design" before this course.