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Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators

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Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • 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 free online 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 free online 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 study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 18 )
  • DIPLOMA IN TEACHING SKILLS FOR EDUCATORS
  • SECTION 1: EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES FOR ...
  • Module 1: Communication in the Classroom
    • Communication in the Classroom - Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Communication in the Classroom
    • Functions of Talk
    • Types of Communication
    • How Teachers Talk
    • How Students Talk
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Effective Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication
    • Effective Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication - Learning Outcomes
    • Effective Verbal Communication – Content, Procedural and Control Talk
    • Effective Non-Verbal Communication – Eye Contact
    • Effective Non-Verbal Communication – Wait Time and Social Distance
    • Lesson Summary
  • Resource Section for Module 3: Structure of Participation
  • Module 3: Structure of Participation
    • Structure of Participation - Learning Outcomes
    • Effects on Communication
    • Lecture
    • Questions and Answers
    • Classroom Discussion
    • Group Work
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 4: Using Classroom Talk to Stimulate Students’ Thinking
    • Using Classroom Talk to Stimulate Students’ Thinking - Learning Outcomes
    • Why Using Classroom Talk is Important
    • Probing for Learner Understanding
    • Helping Students to Articulate their Ideas and Thinking
    • Promoting Academic Risk-Taking and Problem-Solving
    • Promoting a Caring Community
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 5: Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators First Assessment
    • Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators First Assessment
  • SECTION 2: INSTRUCTIONAL PLANNING FOR SUCCESSFUL T...
  • Module 6: Selecting General Learning Goals
    • Selecting General Learning Goals - Learning Outcomes
    • US National and State Learning Standards
    • Curriculum Frameworks and Curriculum Guides
    • Lesson Summary
  • Resource Section for Module 7: Formulating Educational Objectives Web Resources
  • Module 7: Formulating Educational Objectives
    • Formulating Educational Objectives - Learning Outcomes
    • Cognitive Approaches
    • Behavioral Approaches and Compromise
    • Taxonomies of Educational Objectives
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 8: Students as a Source of Instructional Goals
    • Students as a Source of Instructional Goals - Learning Outcomes
    • Differentiated Instruction
    • Emergent Curriculum
    • Multicultural Education
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 9: Enhancing Student Learning
    • Enhancing Student Learning - Learning Outcomes
    • Variety of Resources
    • Service Learning
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 10: Creating Bridges between Goals and Experiences
    • Creating Bridges between Goals and Experiences - Learning Outcomes
    • Modeling
    • Activating Prior Knowledge
    • The Process of Learning
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 11: Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators Second Assessment
    • Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators Second Assessment
  • SECTION 3: MOTIVATING STUDENTS TO LEARN
  • Module 12: Behavior and Goals as Motivation Sources
    • Behavior and Goals as Motivation Sources - Learning Outcomes
    • Behavior as a Source of Motivation
    • Cautions about Behavioral Perspectives on Motivation
    • Goals that Contribute to Achievement
    • Goals that Affect Achievement Indirectly
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 13: Motivation Related to Attributions and Interests
    • Motivation Related to Attributions and Interests - Learning Outcomes
    • Interest as Motivation
    • Motives Related to Attribution
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 14: Self-Efficacy
    • Self-Efficacy - Learning Outcomes
    • Effects of Self-Efficacy on Students’ Behavior
    • Learned Helplessness
    • Sources of Self-Efficacy Beliefs
    • A Caution: Motivation as Content versus Motivation as Process
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 15: Self-Determination
    • Self-Determination - Learning Outcomes
    • Self-Determination and Intrinsic Motivation
    • Using Self-Determination Theory in the Classroom
    • Keeping Self-Determination in Perspective
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 16: Combining Motivation Theories
    • Combining Motivation Theories - Learning Outcomes
    • Expectancy x Value: Effects on Students’ Motivation
    • The TARGET Model
    • Motivation: Sustaining Focus on Learning
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 17: Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators Third Assessment
    • Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators Third Assessment
  • References
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 18: Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators Final Assessment
    • Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators Final Assessment
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 5: Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators First Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 6: Selecting General Learning Goals
Learn more about selecting general learning goals.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 7: Formulating Educational Objectives
In this module learn more about formulating educational objectives.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 8: Students as a Source of Instructional Goals
Learn about how students can be a source of instructional goals.
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 9: Enhancing Student Learning
Learn more about enhancing student learning.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 10: Creating Bridges between Goals and Experiences
Learn about creating bridges between goals and experiences.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 11: Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators Second Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 13: Motivation Related to Attributions and Interests
Learn about motivation related to attributions and interests.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 17: Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators Third Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 18: Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators Final Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours

  • Publisher

    Global Text Project

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    250 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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