Scholarship Opportunity with Pete Sharma
20th March 2016
We are delighted to introduce you to Pete Sharma, a world famous specialist in IT who is generously offering a scholarship to participate in this on-line learning course.
Please send you applications to Pete as indicated below.
Course title: Blended Learning in language teaching
Pete Sharma Associates are delighted to announce the availability of four scholarships for teachers and teacher trainers at ELT-Consultants
This online taught course runs from 10th April – 1st May 2016
Who is the course for?
The course is aimed at ELT teachers and teacher trainers who wish to learn about Blended Learning
To introduce participants to the concept of Blended Learning (BL) in the context of language learning
To compare a range of approaches to BL involving different materials and learning platforms
To encourage participants to explore the pedagogical rationale behind BL courses
To present a ‘framework’ to allow participants to create BL courses appropriate for their own teaching situation
By the end of this course, participants will be:
familiar with a number of definitions of the term Blended Learning
familiar with a number of approaches to the term Blended Learning
aware of the features of a range of common learning platforms
aware of a common range of digital material created for language learning
aware of what is involved in created their own digital exercises for language learning
able to plan a series of language lessons which take a blended approach to teaching
able to apply a ‘framework’ for creating BL courses appropriate for their own teaching situation
Course length: 20 hours
[4x1 hour webinars + approx. 4 hours online work / reading per week excl. assignment]
Participants will submit a short assignment in order to receive a Certificate of completion. To receive your certificate, you should complete 80% of the coursework, including the final assignment.
Webinar dates (subject to change):
Sunday 10 April, Sunday 17 April, Monday 28 April and Sunday 1 May. All webinars at 14.00 (GMT)
Webinars will be recorded, and can be viewed later by participants unable to attend live.
Technical requirements: Computer with headset / Internet access
Digital literacies: Use of Word processor
Participant profile: EFL Teachers / language teachers / native and non-native speakers
How to apply
Please submit a short (up to 200 words) description of your current teaching role, why you would like to do the course and how you would apply the knowledge gained to your own situation. E-mail your description with your full name to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday 28th March
Successful applicants will be notified before 31 March 2016.
Pete Sharma, Director of Training
Pete Sharma Associates Ltd is a consultancy and training organisation specialised in using technology in ELT. Registered in England and Wales, registration number 6711057.