• Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Digital Transformation in the Classroom

Adapt your teaching methods to the digital world and enable digital transformation in schools with this digital learning course.

5,572 enrolled on this course

Classroom with mature students who all used computers
  • Duration

    3 weeks
  • Weekly study

    4 hours

Discover digital learning and accelerate digital transformation in the classroom

How can teachers adapt their classroom practice to a developing digital world?

On this course, you will explore the opportunities and challenges of moving from using long-established print technologies to new working principles introduced by digital technologies.

You will be introduced to the ways to plan for a digital classroom and approaches to predict the outcome of using digital technologies in your teaching practice.

This course will deepen your understanding of the digital world, as you follow authentic examples from the classroom and discover how you can benefit your teaching practice.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 3 seconds Hello, and welcome to the online course “The Digital Transformation in the Classroom”. This course is about what you have to do - assuming you are teacher interested in technology - if you wish to change your classroom practice from print to digital. Over the coming three weeks, we will follow the Norwegian teacher Inger.

Skip to 0 minutes and 28 seconds We will try to answer important questions: How do you plan and prepare yourself for a digital classroom? And what happens when you set you master plan out in practice? Perhaps, this can contribute to a digital transformation in your classroom.

What topics will you cover?

  • Introduction to perspectives on technology in organizational studies
  • Strategies for planning use of digital technologies in educational setting
  • Strategies for implementing use of digital technologies in educational setting

Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Reflect upon the meaning of digitalization and relate the term to the 4th Industrial Revolution, the relationships between new technologies and organizing of work and the network society and social networks and digital technologies.
  • Explain how the introduction of new digital technologies in a teaching setting challenges established teachings practices, and what consequences new digital technologies can have on teachings practices.
  • Describe the planning of a digital classroom practice by selecting digital technologies, use the method of node-mapping, work with themes and create learning activities with use of digital technologies.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for teachers in schools at all levels who are interested in using digital technology to transform their teaching practice.

Who will you learn with?

I have a background in social anthropology and sociology. I have researched schools and higher education for more than a decade. I work with online learning, developing courses and doing research.

Who developed the course?

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

NTNU is the largest of the eight universities in Norway, and, as its name suggests, has the main national responsibility for higher education in engineering and technology.

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  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

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  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

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  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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