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Touch Typing Training
Custom Solutions

Touch Typing Training

ALISON's Touch Typing training offers you a professional typing tutor that helps you "how to type" in order to increase your typing speed and accuracy. Learning to type is a skill that will ..
Students: 184,525 Start This Course
Diploma in Children's Studies
OpenLearn

Diploma in Children's Studies

Children from birth to the age of 18 are now considered academically to represent a distinct sociological and cultural class. This means that children are studied as complete individuals in their own ..
Students: 46,671 Start This Course

Diploma in Educational Psychology
Global Text Project

Diploma in Educational Psychology

Educational psychology is concerned with how students learn and develop. It emphasizes trends in educational development while also focusing on educational diversity. For teachers and trainers to fulf..
Students: 25,297 Start This Course
Introduction to Teaching English as a Second Language
Marina Arshavskiy

Introduction to Teaching English as a Second Language

English is the international language of business and opens up many opportunities to non-native speakers. Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) instructors provide a valuable service to immigr..
Students: 25,005 Start This Course

Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators
Global Text Project

Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators

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 in..
Students: 13,587 Start This Course
Working with Students with Special Educational Needs
Global Text Project

Working with Students with Special Educational Needs

Special education addresses the individual differences and requirements of students with special educational needs. As a teacher or trainer, working with students with special educational needs requir..
Students: 8,816 Start This Course
Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers
Global Text Project

Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers

Communication in classrooms is more complex and unpredictable than in many other situations. As a teacher, understanding the unique features and functions of communication in the classroom is very im..
Students: 5,862 Start This Course
Scratch - Teach Computer Programming in Schools
MIT Media Lab

Scratch - Teach Computer Programming in Schools

Scratch is a graphical programming language developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab. Scratch takes advantage of advances in computing power and interface design to make..
Students: 5,071 Start This Course
Introduction to the Learning Process for Teachers and Trainers
Global Text Project

Introduction to the Learning Process for Teachers and Trainers

For teachers and trainers to fulfil their instructional role most effectively, their teaching methods must be grounded in educational learning theory. Understanding the learning process is a key elem..
Students: 4,781 Start This Course
Web Applications for Language Teaching
Russell Stannard

Web Applications for Language Teaching

As society becomes increasingly multi-cultural, never before have language skills and tools for simplifying learning concepts been so essential. Web Applications for Language Teaching is a free onlin..
Students: 3,765 Start This Course
Instructional Planning for Successful Teaching
Global Text Project

Instructional Planning for Successful Teaching

Education has goals, purposes and objectives. A vital task in teaching is to know what they are and transform them into objectives for students. Without these, students may end up confused or frustra..
Students: 3,245 Start This Course
Motivating Students to Learn
Global Text Project

Motivating Students to Learn

Motivation is the energy that gives behavior direction and focus, and can be understood in a variety of ways. This free online course will teach you about the different theories on motivation and you..
Students: 3,100 Start This Course
Fundamentals of Storytelling in Education for Teachers and Trainers
University of North Carolina

Fundamentals of Storytelling in Education for Teachers and Trainers

Storytelling is one of the oldest forms of oral communication and plays a very important role in education, particularly for younger children. Teachers and trainers who incorporate storytelling into ..
Students: 2,979 Start This Course
Aesop's Fables
Advance Learning

Aesop's Fables

Aesop's Fables work their magic by enchanting us with animals that behave like people and events that could never happen. At the same time, they pass on some essential truths about life, love, war, a..
Students: 2,473 Start This Course
Using Whiteboards (1): SMART Technologies
Russell Stannard

Using Whiteboards (1): SMART Technologies

The SMART Whiteboard range of hardware and software products are used worldwide to create engaging and interactive presentations in the classroom, the office and the boardroom. This free online cours..
Students: 2,254 Start This Course
Understanding Student Development and Diversity
Global Text Project

Understanding Student Development and Diversity

Student development and student diversity need to be studied and understood simultaneously. While there are general similarities between students, ultimately every student develops in a different way..
Students: 2,216 Start This Course
Safety and Health in the Technology Classroom for Teachers
Health and Safety Authority

Safety and Health in the Technology Classroom for Teachers

This free online course was built specifically as an aid to teachers of the technology subjects to help them in their understanding of safety, health and welfare, particularly within the technology c..
Students: 1,603 Start This Course
Using Lyrics Training for Language Learning
Russell Stannard

Using Lyrics Training for Language Learning

Lyrics Training is a Web application that allows you to read and listen to the lyrics from music videos and can be used as a fun and interactive way for language teachers and trainers to introduce ne..
Students: 1,576 Start This Course
Fundamentals of Collaborize Classroom for Teachers and Trainers
Russell Stannard

Fundamentals of Collaborize Classroom for Teachers and Trainers

The increasing use of the Web in schools is allowing teachers and students go beyond the boundaries of the physical classroom and engage in online collaborative learning. Collaborize Classroom is one..
Students: 1,569 Start This Course
Safety and Health in the Science Laboratory for Teachers
Health and Safety Authority

Safety and Health in the Science Laboratory for Teachers

This free online course will help teachers of the Science subjects improve their knowledge and understanding of safety, health and welfare, particularly within the science laboratory. ..
Students: 1,505 Start This Course
Improving Oral Skills of Students using Voxopop
Russell Stannard

Improving Oral Skills of Students using Voxopop

Voxopop is a Web application program that can be used by teachers and trainers as an online learning tool to create forums where questions are asked using voice recordings instead of text. It can be ..
Students: 1,051 Start This Course
Whiteboard Lessons, Tips and Techniques for SMART Technologies
Russell Stannard

Whiteboard Lessons, Tips and Techniques for SMART Technologies

The use of interactive whiteboards has become common place in many school classrooms and training rooms. Interactive whiteboards give teachers and trainers an enormous capability in terms of the type..
Students: 980 Start This Course
Using SpiderScribe for Visualizing Information
Russell Stannard

Using SpiderScribe for Visualizing Information

Many people find it much easier to visualize concepts and information by capturing text notes, files and images etc. and organizing them into coherent patterns and meanings, and the Web has made the ..
Students: 587 Start This Course
Using Tricider for Online Classroom Collaboration
Russell Stannard

Using Tricider for Online Classroom Collaboration

Tricider is a free Web application that can be used for online classroom collaboration and brainstorming ideas. It allows teachers and students collaborate together to collect ideas, discuss these id..
Students: 574 Start This Course
Using VoiceThread for Online Presentations
Russell Stannard

Using VoiceThread for Online Presentations

Online presentations are becoming more popular as a means of teaching and training both for the teacher delivering the material and for students who may be in different geographic locations. VoiceThr..
Students: 401 Start This Course

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