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Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators

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Teachers - Learn how to communicate effectively with students, motivate students to learn, and implement successful instructional planning within the classroom.

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Being an effective teacher requires a variety of skills but some of the most important are the ability to communicate effectively with students, motivate students to learn, and implement successful instructional planning within the classroom.

Alison's Diploma course will help you further explore and understand the importance of these skills, and how they impact each individual in the classroom. You will learn how to recognize different elements of communication, such as verbal, non-verbal and unintended. You will also learn about the different theories on motivation and how to create a classroom environment that incites determination and enthusiasm. You will learn about instructional planning and how to make the learning experience most beneficial for your students.

Alison's course will be of great interest to all educators and trainers who want to learn more about effective teaching skills and how to apply them in an educational setting.

After completing this course the learner will be able to: - Identify and correctly make use of the different functions which communication serves in the classroom; - Effectively use and understand verbal and non-verbal communication; - Identify and describe the four main participation structures that guide ;communication in ways expected by the class, including their advantages and disadvantages; - Use communication in the classroom to stimulate students’ thinking; - Identify the differences between how a teacher uses communication and how a student uses communication; - Select general learning goals for their students; - Formulate specific educational objectives using cognitive or behavioral approaches; - Treat their students as a source of instructional goals; - Enhance student learning by using a variety of resources for goals; - Create bridges among curriculum goals and students’ prior experiences for success of instructional goals; - Understand that many different factors affect a student’s motivation to learn; - Understand the theories of behaviorism, self-efficacy and self-determination and how they relate to a student’s motivation; - Explain and understand how personal achievement goals and personal interests affect a student’s motivation; - Combine these different theories for motivation in their classroom; - Support and encourage factors which promote student motivation.

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive to you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma that is posted to you (with FREE standard shipping worldwide)
Framed Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma in a stylish frame that is posted to you (with FREE standard shipping worldwide)

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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