DigiLLab gets teachers fit: training series on digital media in the classroom

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In the DigiLLab, students and teachers can implement various teaching-learning scenarios and try out cooperative work with digital media. (Image: FAU/DigiLLab)

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“Integrating digital media into teaching is important not only in times of Corona and homeschooling,” explains Prof. Dr. Rudolf Kammerl, holder of the Chair of Education with a focus on media education and head of the DigiLLab. As part of this, an advanced training series has therefore been launched that focuses on the use of digital media in the classroom. The training series “Digital Media in the Classroom” was aimed at teachers from various types of schools and disciplines.

In-service training series “Digital Media in the Classroom”

The DigiLLab is a competence center where methods for digital teaching and learning are to be developed, tested and researched. These findings are then passed on to future and fully trained teachers as part of additional courses or further training. For example, the in-service training series presented offers and methods for designing digital teaching modules in times of Corona. Other advanced training courses focused on specific topics that can also be used in face-to-face teaching in the future: for example, the multimedia preparation of Erich’s Kästner “Emil and the Detectives”, the sensible use of mobile devices, or language awareness in connection with social media. Continue reading…