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  • An Introduction to Inclusive Education
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    Education 

    An Introduction to Inclusive Education

    An Introduction to Inclusive Education set within the context of Scottish education

  • Arabic For Foreigners (Beginners)
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    Education 

    Arabic For Foreigners (Beginners)

    The project will produce a new teaching material and methodology for teaching Arabic for non-Arabic speaker especially with latent language mother tongue.

  • Arduino for Beginners
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    Engineering 

    Arduino for Beginners

    Arduino is a prototype platform (open-source) based on an easy-to-use hardware and software. It consists of a circuit board, which can be programed (referred to as a microcontroller) and a ready-made software called Arduino IDE (Integrated Development Environment), which is used to write and upload the computer code to the physical board. Arduino provides a standard form factor that breaks the functions of the micro-controller into a more accessible package. This course is intended for enthusiastic students or hobbyists. With Arduino, one can get to know the basics of micro-controllers and sensors very quickly and can start building prototype with very little investment. This course is intended to make you comfortable in getting started with Arduino and its various functions.

  • Assessing ICT KS1
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    Education 

    Assessing ICT KS1

    This course is designed to support you in carrying out a project in KS1 in an aspect of assessing ICT. It is supported by a range of resources and activities to provide ideas and stimuli for the project. You will plan, carry out and reflect on the project with the guidance of a facilitator and in discussion with others.

  • Assessing ICT KS2
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    Education 

    Assessing ICT KS2

    This course is designed to support you in carrying out a project in KS2 in an aspect of assessing ICT. It is supported by a range of resources and activities to provide ideas and stimuli for the project. You will plan, carry out and reflect on the project with the guidance of a facilitator and in discussion with others.

  • Assessing ICT KS3
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    Education 

    Assessing ICT KS3

    This course is designed to support you in carrying out a project in KS3 in an aspect of assessing ICT. It is supported by a range of resources and activities to provide ideas and stimuli for the project. You will plan, carry out and reflect on the project with the guidance of a facilitator and in discussion with others.

  • Asset Based Collaborative Open Educational Resources
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    Education 

    Asset Based Collaborative Open Educational Resources

    Course Description This course consists of five Assets Based Collaborative Open Educational Resources (COERs) that have been developed through a research and design process to share innovative practice and further develop assets based approaches for interprofessional working across international community contexts. The course will provide you with the opportunity to further explore these community assets based interprofessional working resources and how they can be applied to your own working contexts. Identity and Interprofessional Working COER (Scotland) The COER Identity and Interprofessional Working was developed, in partnership with Centrestage Communities with the aim of developing interprofessional educational resources for the professional development of community workers and practitioners, to facilitate thinking about identity in relation to personal, family and community identity and how different aspects of identity relate to professional identity and professional practice. This COER is designed to share and promote innovative interprofessional practice and to support assets based approaches to working with communities by drawing on the experience and expertise of assets based organisations in Scotland i.e. Renfrewshire Social Services and Glasgow Wheatley group. Moreover, extracts drawn from case studies are considered about how community youth workers’ identity impacts on their practice in different European contexts through the use of critical questions designed to prompt ‘reflection on action’ and ‘reflection in action’ on identity and how that impacts on practice. The resource also provides space to consider how identity is multifaceted and how different socio-cultural processes shape identity and professional practice. The topics covered in the COER are: Reflective Thinking; Empowerment and Self-regulating Efficacy; Exploring Identity as a Strength through Art; Asset Based Approaches A-B-As; Motivational Interviewing; Critical Reflection and Dialogue; and Reflective Models. Leadership and Management COER (Slovenia) The COER Leadership and Management is designed to provide a brief familiarisation with the basic leadership and management topics, as well as the relationships among them. The main topics include group dynamics, multi-professional teams and motivation. The COER draws on the know-how that was generated through case studies involving the application of the assets based approach in Slovenia. Therefore, the COER is designed more practically and has a narrower focus when compared with more general courses on Leadership and Management. It also provides space for self-reflection on the topics and issues that one encounters when performing tasks falling under the Leadership and Management domain. These self-reflections can be compared to the answers of stakeholders included in the Slovenian case studies in order to provide participants with some guidelines and ideas to be used in their daily work. Partnership and Networking COER (Denmark) The COER Partnership and Networking was created as part of a larger international collaborative project aiming at developing interprofessional educational resources for training public sector practitioners. The topic Partnership and networking was identified as a common challenge in the cross-national and stakeholder-driven gap-analysis, which prompted the effort to develop a resource that addressed these topics. The resource has been developed in collaboration with the Danish project Building Bridges, which aims at harvesting the asset-based synergies promoted by mixing inside students (incarcerated people) with outside students (law students from University of Southern Denmark). Building Bridges works as the initial case that will encourage the learner to reflect in depth about partnership and networking in their own context. Furthermore, it involves an international perspective based on inputs from a Slovenian context. The theoretical foundation of the resource is based on literature concerning social network analysis and the promotion of human and social capital. The resource involves different practical and reflective activities that will provide you with the ability to reflect upon important aspects of partnership and networking in your organisation as well in general. This will help you identify existing strengths and challenges in your organisation and point to new beneficial partnerships and resources that can promote sustainable partnerships and community development. Abstract: Theory and Praxis COER (Finland)  The COER Theory and Praxis is best described as an umbrella of contexts. The COER’s theoretical groundings are in appreciative Inquiry (AI), assets-based approaches (A-B-A), community work and shared experience. Appreciative inquiry is a method useful for community development. This course will walk the learner through the first steps towards understanding AI and how to apply it to assets based approaches and experience.  AI shares its roots with solution-focused approaches. Common to both is a focus of vision, aiming towards the future and towards successful situations and outcomes (Hirvihuhta & Litovaara 2003). Word tool is a practical tool to help recognise the assets young people possess. It is useful for example in the beginning of an appreciative inquiry process as it defines assets and helps to form more concrete goals to community development processes. Categories of assets are mapped to internal as positive values, commitment to learning, social competencies, positive identity and to external as support, empowerment, boundaries and expectations. We also utilised different images with the students and young asylum seekers. Images are a useful tool when practitioners need to activate or empower clients to interact. Images can be used to capture the ineffable – what is difficult to put into words. Artistic images can help to access aspects of knowledge that would otherwise stay hidden. They provide us with a new perspective and help us to view things from a fresh perspective. The interaction with the help of images is more holistic. They help us to incorporate multiple layers and to evoke stories and questions (Weber, 2008). Abstract: Understanding Context COER (Italy) The COER Understanding Context was developed to support learners to address a key challenge in the work with adolescents, that is obtaining a comprehensive understanding of how aspects of the different contexts in which adolescents are embedded constrain or support their development, health and well-being, so as to offer them knowledge and skills to implement a process of learning in context based on an assets based approach. This COER, based on a theoretical background in community psychology, has been developed with the support of two Italian stakeholders, “Acchiappasogni” (Dreamcatcher) project and Come out project, identified as good practices in community based health promotion interventions with youth. Moreover, it includes an international perspective based on the input from the Scottish context. Learners will be presented with resources (e.g. “Mapping the Context” tool) that have been developed starting from the concrete experience of health workers in the analysis of their local contexts (and the opportunities and resources they offer) and jointly constructed with them to make them usable and transferable to other types of context, at an international level.

  • Astudio’r Gwyddorau Naturiol yn ddwyieithog
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    Education 

    Astudio’r Gwyddorau Naturiol yn ddwyieithog

    Meddwl am astudio cwrs yn y Gwyddorau Naturiol? Ystyried astudio trwy’r Gymraeg ac eisiau gwybod beth yw’r manteision? Dim yn siŵr os ydy eich Cymraeg yn ddigon da? Os ydych chi’n darllen yr erthygl hon, digon tebyg fod y cwestiynau hyn wedi codi yn eich meddwl. Pwrpas yr erthygl hon yw ateb y cwestiynau hyn, a dangos sut gallai astudio’r Gwyddorau Naturiol drwy’r Gymraeg gwella eich profiad addysg uwch a gwella eich cyfleoedd gwaith yn y dyfodol.

  • Becoming an open educator
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    Education 

    Becoming an open educator

    This course, which was produced as part of the Opening Educational Practices in Scotland (OEPS) project is aimed at anyone who is curious about how free and open might change our approach to teaching and learning and has been designed for administrators, educators and facilitators in all sectors.

  • Beth amdana i? Cwrs datblygiad personol ar gyfer gofalwyr yng Nghymru
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    Education 

    Beth amdana i? Cwrs datblygiad personol ar gyfer gofalwyr yng Nghymru

    Cwrs datblygiad personol ar gyfer gofalwyr yng Nghymru yw hwn. Bydd yn eich helpu i nodi a myfyrio ar eich profiadau, eich diddordebau a'ch sgiliau a'ch dyheadau ar gyfer y dyfodol. Byddwch hefyd yn cael y cyfle i ddatblygu cynllun gweithredu personol i'w roi ar waith ar ôl i'r cwrs ddod i ben. Mae'r cwrs, a ddatblygwyd gan Y Brifysgol Agored yng Nghymru ac Ymddiriedolaeth Gofalwyr Cymru, yn cynnwys astudiaethau achos gan ofalwyr go iawn sy'n rhannu eu profiadau a'u myfyrdodau.

  • Beth amdana i? Cwrs datblygiad personol ar gyfer gofalwyr yng Nghymru
    0LEVEL
    Education 

    Beth amdana i? Cwrs datblygiad personol ar gyfer gofalwyr yng Nghymru

    Cwrs datblygiad personol ar gyfer gofalwyr yng Nghymru yw hwn. Bydd yn eich helpu i nodi a myfyrio ar eich profiadau, eich diddordebau a'ch sgiliau a'ch dyheadau ar gyfer y dyfodol. Byddwch hefyd yn cael y cyfle i ddatblygu cynllun gweithredu personol i'w roi ar waith ar ôl i'r cwrs ddod i ben. Mae'r cwrs, a ddatblygwyd gan Y Brifysgol Agored yng Nghymru ac Ymddiriedolaeth Gofalwyr Cymru, yn cynnwys astudiaethau achos gan ofalwyr go iawn sy'n rhannu eu profiadau a'u myfyrdodau.

  • Blogging: beyond social networking
    0LEVEL
    Education 

    Blogging: beyond social networking

    This course explores how to use blogs to support teaching and curriculum-based activities, by helping Secondary school students make contributions and share knowledge and ideas.

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