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Diploma in Educational Psychology
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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..
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Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators
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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..
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Working with Students with Special Educational Needs
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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..
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Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers
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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..
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Introduction to the Learning Process for Teachers and Trainers
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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..
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Motivating Students to Learn
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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..
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Instructional Planning for Successful Teaching
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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..
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Introduction to E-Learning Theory and Practice
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Introduction to E-Learning Theory and Practice

The free online course Introduction to E-Learning Theory and Practice is an overview of internationally recognised and research-based e-learning theory and methodologies for creating effective e-lear..
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Understanding Student Development and Diversity
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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..
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