Free Teacher Professional Development Courses

Free Teacher Professional Development Courses

Introduction to Photoshop (3 Sessions)
Wednesday 15th, 22nd & 29th January 2014  4pm – 6.30pm
 
This course will introduce teachers to the potential for using image manipulation as a way of bringing the creative use of ICT into the classroom. Teachers will learn how to design a poster or similar Photoshop task for their own subject by combining multiple images and text into a completed design piece. 
 
To book a place on this course click here.
 
Making Movies with iPads (4 sessions)
Thursday 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th January 2014  4pm – 6.30pm
 
An introduction for teachers who want to explore UICT assessable skills and try out planning, shooting and editing moving images using iPads.
This course will cover:
Introduction to film language
Storyboarding and planning
Using appropriate camera shots and angles to shoot
Editing video and audio
 
To book a place on this course click here.
 
Using iPads Creatively in the Classroom for Post Primary (2 sessions)
Monday 20th & Tuesday 21st January 2014  4pm – 6.30pm
 
An introductory course for Post-Primary teachers who are beginning to use iPads in their classrooms. Learn tips and tricks for making the most of your iPads. Explore ways you could support curriculum delivery and enhance teaching and learning through some key apps. 
 
To book a place on this course click here.
 
Introduction to Scratch Programming (2 sessions)
Monday 27th January  & Monday 3rd February 2014  4pm – 6.30pm
 
Learn the basics of programming using Scratch – a free, easy programming language for creating interactive stories, games, music and art.
 
To book a place on this course click here.
 
iBooks Author (2 sessions)

Wednesday 5th & February 12th 2014  4 – 6.30pm

Using free software available on Mac computers, learn how to creat eBooks that can be read on iPads using iBooks.  You will learn how to design and layout your book and add interactive features such as images, videos, 3D objects and quizzes.

To book a place on this course click here.

 
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