The Principles of Digital Pedagogy in Instruction and Teaching 2 ects study unit includes exploring six modules based on the framework for the digital competence of educators produced by the European Commission. See the DigCompEdu framework (Redecker 2017). The modules are formed based on 22 competence areas and widely describe the professional activities of educators, the digital pedagogical content of teaching and learning, and enhancing digital competence among learners.
The modules include familiarisation with contents such as the following: how to utilise digital technologies in interaction, collaboration and professional development, how to produce and modify meaningful and interesting content in a digital learning environment as well as share and manage this, considering the challenges and benefits brought by a digital environment to learning, teaching and assessment, and what are the digital approaches educators can use for supporting students’ inclusion, and which aspects does information and media literacy concern.
If you want credits (2 cr) in the study register, register as an open university student at the University of Eastern Finland, see the syllabus and registration instructions. The course can also be completed without registering as a student, in which case you can obtain an electronic certificate.
Degree students at the University of Eastern Finland can receive a MOOC course as part of their degree in accordance with the universities’ own guidelines. The course is free for degree students. The degree student registers the course through WebOodi.