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Hi MODeLers! We hope you are all well and staying indoors as of the moment. If you're looking for things to do, you may want to consider enrolling in our ongoing courses. ODEL TEACHER ...

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Hi MODeLers!


We hope you are all well and staying indoors as of the moment. If you're looking for things to do, you may want to consider enrolling in our ongoing courses.


ODeL Teacher Accreditation Courses:

1. Technology in ODeL (10 Mar-18 Apr 2020)

This course shall help you utilize the different technologies that may be used in handling and facilitating Open and Distance e-Learning (ODeL). You will learn Moodle, one of the most well-known Learning Management Systems that can host virtual classrooms (such as MODeL). You will also learn other technologies that may be used to manage classes and develop materials.

2. Content Development for ODeL (10 Mar-18 Apr 2020)

You are probably used to creating materials such as handouts, presentations, quizzes and assignments for your class. As educators, we do all this to help guide our students in their learning. Content Development for ODeL ODeL is similar in many ways. This course will guide you through the principles and processes identifying and curating content and putting it all together in a study guide.

3. Designing Learning in ODeL (10 Mar-18 Apr 2020)

The course will introduce the principles and practice of designing for learning in ODeL contexts. At the end of the course, students are expected to explain the meaning and purpose of design for learning, differentiate ODeL course designs, discuss learning principles and processes and design an ODeL learning activity.

4. Assessment of Learning in ODeL (10 Mar-18 Apr 2020)

This course is about the processes, technologies and issues in the assessment of student learning in Open and Distance eLearning. Specifically, it discusses principles of assessing student learning,  perspectives on the assessment of student learning; preparing, and administering assessments; and lastly, evaluating assessment results. 

5. Quality Assurance in ODeL (25 Mar - 29 Apr 2020)

Since quality is an important aspect of education, the course focuses on quality assurance mechanisms that had been established and are being implemented by various institutions. Basic concepts of quality in ODeL and models of evaluating ODeL were included in the course. Various multimedia resources, as well as opportunities for interaction among learners, were provided. As basis for certification and to assess and facilitate own learning, assessments were done during the duration of the course.


Technology for Teaching and Learning

1. Teaching and Learning with Modern ICTs (10 Mar-18 Apr 2020)

This is a 6-week MOOC which describes the integration of modern ICTs into the teaching and learning process as well as the various social, ethical, and legal considerations in the use of modern ICTs.


Child Rights Protection and Promotion

1. Understanding the Child Better (18 Mar-29 Apr 2020)

This course is about theoretical perspectives on children and child development and children’s situation, with a focus on children in need of special protection. It aims to develop a better understanding of children as the foundation for the development and conduct of effective and relevant activities and programs in support of child rights protection and promotion. 


Oral Communication and Conversational Fluency

1. Oral Communication and Conversational Fluency (4 Mar-15 Apr 2020)

The course aims for you to develop listening and speaking skills necessary for a more successful communication in authentic contexts or real-life situations, using the English language. The learning activities will feature pronunciation practices, listening exercises, short speech delivery or oral presentations, and simulations of conversations.


Quick Guide on How to Convert your Courses Online

This MOOC Certification Category contains modules that will guide teachers on how to convert their courses to online mode of delivery.  It consists of 7 Modules.  For each module completed, the learner will receive the certificate of module completion, that is after completing the prescribed activities in the module.  After completing all the modules, the learner will also receive the Certification on Online Teaching from the UP Open University.  

Modules:

  • Google Classroom and Course Materials Conversion for Online Delivery
  • My Virtual Classroom
  • Open Educational Resources for Online Teaching
  • Designing Learning for Online Instruction
  • Learner Support in Online Teaching and Learning
  • Assessment in Online Teaching
  • Quality Assurance in Online Teaching


All courses have a duration, except for those under the Quick Guide on How to Convert your Courses Online, which we decided to keep open for the mean time to help educators migrate their courses online.

Everything is FREE and OPEN for all!

If you are having problems logging in, feel free to reach us at model@upou.edu.ph. You may also contact us through our Facebook Page: UPOU Massive Open Distance e-Learning.


PADAYON!

-UPOU MODeL Support

Transitioning to Online Learning amidst COVID19

Dear everyone, We, the University of the Philippines Open University, understand the difficulty of holding classes in the midst of the spread of COVID19. Some schools are even suspending classes ...

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Dear everyone,

We, the University of the Philippines Open University, understand the difficulty of holding classes in the midst of the spread of COVID19. Some schools are even suspending classes so that they can prepare their institutions to combat this problem. 

To help our fellow Filipinos, UPOU MODeL is opening five courses that can guide educators to transition from residential learning to online learning. The courses below will run from 10 March-18 April 2020:

  1. Technology in ODeL
This course shall help you utilize the different technologies that may be used in handling and facilitating Open and Distance e-Learning (ODeL). You will learn Moodle, one of the most well-known Learning Management Systems that can host virtual classrooms (such as MODeL). You will also learn other technologies that may be used to manage classes and develop materials.

2. Content Development for ODeL

You are probably used to creating materials such as handouts, presentations, quizzes and assignments for your class. As educators, we do all this to help guide our students in their learning. Content Development for ODeL ODeL is similar in many ways. This course will guide you through the principles and processes identifying and curating content and putting it all together in a study guide.

3. Designing Learning in ODeL

The course will introduce the principles and practice of designing for learning in ODeL contexts. At the end of the course, students are expected to explain the meaning and purpose of design for learning, differentiate ODeL course designs, discuss learning principles and processes and design an ODeL learning activity.

4. Assessment of Learning in ODeL

This course is about the processes, technologies and issues in the assessment of student learning in Open and Distance eLearning. Specifically, it discusses principles of assessing student learning,  perspectives on the assessment of student learning; preparing, and administering assessments; and lastly, evaluating assessment results.

5. Teaching and Learning with Modern ICTs

This is a 6-week MOOC which describes the integration of modern ICTs into the teaching and learning process as well as the various social, ethical, and legal considerations in the use of modern ICTs.

To enroll in these courses, please be guided by this Orientation Material: https://bit.ly/2TAPQsw or send a message to our Facebook Page: UPOU Massive Open Distance e-Learning

Furthermore, we have prepared other downloadable resources below. Just click the title:

We hope that these will be of great help. We also encourage everyone to share this good news to their friends, families, and colleagues.

Thank you very much!

PADAYON!

--UPOU MODeL Admin



Check out our courses this March!

Hi everyone! In case you're wondering, here are the MOOCs that are scheduled to open this month: 1. ORAL COMMUNICATION AND CONVERSATIONAL FLUENCY (4 MAR-15 APR 2020) The course aims for you to ...

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Hi everyone!

In case you're wondering, here are the MOOCs that are scheduled to open this month:

1. Oral Communication and Conversational Fluency (4 Mar-15 Apr 2020)

The course aims for you to develop listening and speaking skills necessary for a more successful communication in authentic contexts or real-life situations, using the English language. The learning activities will feature pronunciation practices, listening exercises, short speech delivery or oral presentations, and simulations of conversations.

2. Understanding the Child Better (18 Mar-29 Apr 2020)

This course is about theoretical perspectives on children and child development and children’s situation, with a focus on children in need of special protection. It aims to develop a better understanding of children as the foundation for the development and conduct of effective and relevant activities and programs in support of child rights protection and promotion. 

3. Quality Assurance in ODeL (25 Mar-29 Apr 2020)

Since quality is an important aspect of education, the course focuses on quality assurance mechanisms that had been established and are being implemented by various institutions. Basic concepts of quality in ODeL and models of evaluating ODeL were included in the course. Various multimedia resources, as well as opportunities for interaction among learners, were provided. As basis for certification and to assess and facilitate own learning, assessments were done during the duration of the course.

4. Designing Learning in ODeL (25 Mar-29 Apr 2020)

The course will introduce the principles and practice of designing for learning in ODeL contexts. At the end of the course, students are expected to explain the meaning and purpose of design for learning, differentiate ODeL course designs, discuss learning principles and processes and design an ODeL learning activity.

5. Teaching and Learning with Modern ICTs (25 Mar-29 Apr 2020)

This is a 6-week MOOC which describes the integration of modern ICTs into the teaching and learning process as well as the various social, ethical, and legal considerations in the use of modern ICTs.


To be more updated on our MOOCs, like and follow our Facebook Page: UPOU Massive Open Distance e-Learning

We hope to learn with you in this upcoming courses!


Sincerely,

UPOU MODeL Support