About This CourseThis course aims to provide educators and youth workers with essential tools for inclusive and interactive learning, whilst also to capacitate them to function at an academic level for functions within the design and evaluation of specific learning situations and learning materials, in order to enhance education in terms of effectiveness, efficiency and enjoyability. This is accomplished through several perspectives, such as: student diversity, interaction between students and teachers, interaction with artefacts and self-regulated learning.
1. Student diversity in the (Inclusive) Classroom
a) Learning in Human interaction
b) Learning with artefacts
c) Self-regulated learning
2. Methods and techniques for evaluation-research
3. Educational Organization and Management
4. Reflection in & on Learning
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