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Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators - Revised 2017

Education
Free Course
Being an effective teacher or trainer takes more than just having the knowledge that students needs. It also requires having great communication skills that help teachers connect with their students. This Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators course helps teachers learn the techniques to communicate effectively with their students, motivate them to learn, and implement successful instructional planning within the classroom.
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Outcome

Certification

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Description

Effective teaching skills can have a big impact on each individual student in the classroom. This course begins by introducing you to verbal and non-verbal communication and how to use these tools to stimulate a student's thinking. You will also learn the four main participation structures that guide communication, including their advantages and disadvantages. The lessons will also cover how a teacher uses communication in contrast to how a student uses communication.

Next, the course will tackle instructional planning. You will be introduced to the US National and State learning standards and understand the difference between curriculum frameworks and curriculum guides. Additionally, you will learn how to formulate strong, measurable objectives using cognitive or behavioral approaches as well as how to motivate students using theories of motivation, attribution, interest, and self-efficacy. You will also learn how to select general learning goals for your students.

The educational strategies and behavior management skills taught in this course will benefit all educators and trainers who want to learn more about effective teaching and classroom management. An American writer once said "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." Check out this online course and learn how to inspire your students today.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:


  • Identify the different functions which communication serves in the classroom.
  • Effectively use 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.
  • Explain the theories of behaviorism, self-efficacy and self-determination.

Certification

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)
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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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Course Reviews

JOSHUA KIRIMI N.
5 months ago
KE
JOSHUA KIRIMI N.

A very nice course.very relevant materials .You have done a good job

Huda K.
2 years ago
SA
Huda K.

This was a great course helping teachers in teaching more effectively.

Areej B.
2 years ago
CA
Areej B.

it is an intensive course really and needs a lot of hard work, but it is worth it with all the knowledge you will gain !

Lynne A.
2 years ago
GB
Lynne A.

That was tricky at times but really valuable

Amy W.
2 years ago
US
Amy W.

fantastic content! Easy to follow, I learned a ton!

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