AUGMENTED REALITY (AR) FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS

AUGMENTED REALITY (AR) FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS

Course Duration
26.0 hr(s)
Who Should Attend

Early Childcare Educators/ Operators / Curriculum Developers

What's In It for Me

  • Incorporate Digital tools/Augmented Reality (AR) and technology into their curriculum in useful and creative ways for to enhance learning.
  • Experience AR as a tool to engage students and bring learning to life.
  • Deploy a lesson with the help of a mentor so that educators can return to the classroom ready to immerse their students with AR to enhance their learning and engagement confidently.
  • Design authentic learning activities using Digital tools and AR that align with content standards and resources to maximize and deepen learning.

Course Overview

The education patterns have changed towards innovation, creativity and technical advancement. Similarly, there is also a shift in teaching pattern from theoretical to practical learning.

As such, learning is more effective when young children engage with it voluntarily; therefore, it is necessary for early childhood sector to incorporate interesting technologies to create attractive learning environments.

One way is to infuse Augmented Reality (AR) in the Early Childhood curriculum and the best part of integrating AR in early childhood learning is that it does not need complicated equipment, thereby increasing its usability for early childcare educators of all ages. It provides various ways of engaging their interest in learning, making classes fun and effortless for both children and educators.

This programme will benefit educators in their current and future work employment by equipping them with the skills of being able to create innovative storytelling activities, modernize their teaching methods, incorporate interesting teaching methodologies in their curricular and to enhance their career progression and employability.

Course Schedule

Next available schedule

Course Objectives

  • This course enables learners to increase their knowledge and experience of digital technologies like AR as a great resource for learning.

  • Learners will be able to understand the pros and cons relating to augmented reality.

  • Learner will be confident in selecting the best experiences (Digital tools/AR) and Virtual Cubes depending on their teaching goals and their students’ learning needs.

  • It is targeted at educators who would like to modernize their teaching methods and incorporate AR and Game-based technology into their lessons/sessions. The course is focusing on the pedagogical use of AR and Game-based technology in the educational process.

Pre-requisites

  • Early Childcare Educators/ Operators
  • Each participant needs to bring his own mobile device and it is expected that each participant has basic knowledge of using his device before the course.

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

NTUC LearningHub Certification

Additional Details

Price

Course Fees Before GST: $700.00

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