This is an accessible, practical and up to date book specifically targeted at further education (FE) and post-16 teachers, whatever your academic or vocational specialism. Important changes in policy, landscape and digital technology itself mean that digital capability is key for learners, no matter what subject they study. You should therefore develop your digital capabilities as a basic competence in order to embrace current digital tools, apps and techniques to the pedagogy of teaching FE. The book provides you with the knowledge and skills required to source information learning technology (ILT) and content to convert traditional learning and teaching resources into engaging and interactive online material. It is designed around each aspect of the teaching and training cycle - identifying needs, planning and designing, delivering and facilitating, assessing and evaluating - and includes:
when to use ILT / eLearning
barriers to implementing digital learning
the importance of digital capabilities
ways of keeping up to date and continuing professional development.
Daniel Scott is a digital learning specialist who began his learning technology career at a further education (FE) college. He proactively developed the effective use of information learning technology (ILT) and e-learning design in learning, teaching and assessment and he specialises in evaluating and developing learning technology tools and designing e-learning resources. Daniel has been a Certified Member of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) since 2013 and won the ALT Learning Technologist of the Year award 2016. He holds a Technology Enhanced Learning MSc and is a qualified teacher, assessor and lead internal verifier.
Foreword and introduction Identify needs Plan and design Deliver and facilitate Assess Evaluate Keep up to date Glossary Appendices