In-House Teacher Training (TT) Course at Belarusian State University (BSU)
08 Feb 2019
Internal Teacher Training Courses
Within the frameworks of Erasmus+ PRINTeL project in February-March, 2019 a Teacher Training (TT) Course aimed at retraining teaching staff members is programmed to be held at Belarusian State University (BSU).
The BSU trainers of the TT Course who took part in the ToT (Training of Teachers) courses at 5 EU Project partner universities (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Universitat de Barcelona, Universidade do Porto, Linköpings Universitet, FH Joanneum Gesellschaft mbH) have prepared training courses on teaching and learning in innovative methods for BSU teaching staff members and have planned to share with them all the experience they have previously gained during the abovementioned ToT courses.
The TT courses are going to be delivered by the 15 ToT courses participants from TeSaU. It is envisaged that up to 150 BSU teaching staff members will pass the course.
During the course BSU lecturers are going to be trained in a number of fields related to innovative technology-enhanced teaching and learning.
TT Course #5 “Active Learning and ICT-enhanced teaching: M-learning and gamification”
Trainer: Senior Lecturer Likiya Yanitskaya (BSU Faculty of Journalism, Department of Communication Technologies)
Within the framework of the Erasmus + PRINTeL project, the representatives of the academic teaching staff of the BSU participated in the TT Course on "Active Learning and ICT-enhanced teaching: M-learning and gamification" (March 11-15).
In total 21 participants from the Faculty of Journalism, Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences, Faculty of International Relations, Faculty of Geography, Faculty of Law, Educational –Methodological Laboratory of Innovations in Education, as well as from institutions outside BSU, such as National Institute of Education, National Institute for Higher Education, attended the training seminars.
During the training week participants got acquainted with ICT-enhanced methodologies of active learning including gamification and mobile-learning.
The TT Course was delivered by Senior Lecturer Likiya Yanitskaya.
Practical work in computer laboratory was completed to enable trainees to learn digital resources which can support students’ learning and assessment.
Trainees learnt about possibilities of application of different tools and technologies of gamification in learning and teaching process.
All those participants who attended full program of trainings have been awarded with Certificates of PRINTeL project.
TT Course #4 “Active Learning and ICT-Enhanced Teaching: M-Learning and Gamification”
Trainer: Associate Professor Hanna Zhukava (BSU Biology Faculty)
Within the framework of the Erasmus + PRINTeL project, the representatives of the academic teaching staff of the BSU participated in the TT Course on " Active Learning and ICT-enhanced teaching: M-learning and gamification" (March 11-15).
In total 15 participants from the Faculty of Biology attended trainings.
During the training week participants learned different methodologies related to active learning supported by gamification strategies and techniques.
The TT Course was delivered by Hanna Zhukava.
During the TT Course the opportunities and limits of using gamification techniques and m-learning tools in teaching and learning activities were discussed.