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Integrating Technology

Integrating Digital Literacy and Problem Solving into Instruction

Hear how adult educators have been integrating digital literacy into instruction. Ideas will be shared on how to use project-based learning activities to help adult students improve their problem-solving skills while offering practice with reading, writing, speaking, and listening. We will share ideas on how adult learners can improve digital literacy skills and access to technology, thereby accelerating learning.

Reboot Your Digital Strategy

In this webinar, participants will learn how their program and students can take advantage of national developments in digital literacy and access. Participants will watch demos of helpful resources, websites, and tools to get teachers, tutors, and students “connected.”

Evaluating the Flipped Approach: How Can It Work for My Learners?

This webinar supports state and local efforts to deliver individualized learning and extend learning time via effective use of blended learning and integration of educational technologies. In addition, this session builds practitioner awareness of the Adult Education Teacher Competencies and the need for critical thinking and planning regarding "new" instructional initiatives and practices.

Open Your Classroom with Open Education Resources (OER)

This self-paced online course will introduce adult education teachers to the wide variety of Open Educational Resources (OER) and familiarize them with Creative Commons and other open licenses. Teachers at all levels of adult education will gain an understanding of how to identify and search for materials to use in their teaching practice. In addition to learning search strategies, teachers will gain an understanding of how to evaluate OER for appropriate use and how to organize resources for future use with OER Commons.

Evaluating the Flipped Approach: How Can It Work for My Learners?

This workshop supports state and local efforts to deliver individualized learning and extend learning time via effective use of blended learning and integration of educational technologies. In addition, this session builds practitioner awareness of the Adult Education Teacher Competencies and the need for critical thinking and planning regarding "new" instructional initiatives and practices.

Open Science--Open Resources: Engage Your Students in Science Learning (OER)

This facilitated online course helps teachers find quality Open Educational Resources for the adult education classroom, evaluate them, and assess their effectiveness in meeting learning objectives. The course will also provide teachers with ideas and resources for instructional strategies and resources to introduce and engage adult students in learning science. Prerequisite: Open Your Classroom with Open Education Resources (TL07VS)

Build a Lesson with Open Educational Resources (OER)

This tutorial provides resources, presentations, and materials to help build your own Open Educational Resources online learning object for your learners using the learning management system Moodle. Prerequisites: Open Your Classroom with Open Education Resources and Open Math-Open Resources or Open Science-Open Resources and experience in the Moodle learning management system

Open Math--Open Resources: Engage Adult Learners for 21st-Century Skills (OER)

This facilitated online course will help math teachers find quality Open Educational Resources for the adult education classroom, evaluate them for appropriate classroom use, and assess their effectiveness in meeting learning objectives. The course will also provide teachers with ideas and resources for instructional strategies to introduce and engage adult students in learning math. Prerequisite: Open Your Classroom with Open Education Resources (TL07VS)

Enhancing Learner Critical Thinking on the Use of Social Media: Numeracy Instructional Strategies

This training will cover critical reasoning and problem-solving skills as well as instructional strategies for three aspects (platforms/sites, user profiles, and usage pros/cons) of social media that adult education practitioners can incorporate into instruction. Participants will utilize session resources to develop multi-level numeracy lessons.

Integrating Technology in the Adult Education Classroom

This course covers the purposes for integrating technology, explores guidelines for planning to integrate technology into instruction, and organizes thinking about the wide range of technology tools available. Examples of adult education practitioners’ experiences in integrating technology are incorporated throughout the course. In the culminating activity, participants will create a Technology Integration Action Plan for a unit or lesson that you select for use with your adult learners.

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