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EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY FOR THE DISABILITIES

CODE 84518
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 3 cfu during the 4th year of 9322 SCIENZE DELLA FORMAZIONE PRIMARIA (LM-85 bis) - GENOVA
  • LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    This workshop will present a number of educational and assistive technologies, examining how these tools can be used in practice. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities that give them a tangible sense of the potential these technologies offer for inclusive education.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    This workshop intends to provide basic skills on the use of technologies for inclusive teaching that are needed by all kindergarten and primary school teachers. This workshop will present a number of educational and assistive technologies, examining how these tools can be used in practice. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities that give them a tangible sense of the potential these technologies offer for inclusive education. Students will understand the importance of: - know how to search effectively online to locate services that support inclusion-oriented teaching - customising digital resources in response to different user needs in order to facilitate learning - suitably combining fixed and mobile devices, depending on motor, visual or cognitive abilities - being aware of alternative communication devices that can be used in place of standard channels

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The aim of the teaching is that the participants understand the importance that educational technologies have in the process of school inclusion

    At the end of the course, the student will be able to:

    • describe the main educational and assistive technologies presented,
    • appreciate the importance of these tools,
    • understand the potential of technologies for the development of inclusive teaching

    TEACHING METHODS

    Synchronous laboratory, remote management of space on the platform.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    It will provide 16 hours of laboratory activities are planned entirely online in synchronous mode, in the dedicated teams channel. Every business will face a different theme through practical experiences .
    The topics will be :
    - Assistive technologies
    - The functions of "Accessibility " of the operating systems ( desktop version and mobile )
    - Online services to support a teaching -oriented integration
    - Customize your digital asset depending on the user needs to be able to facilitate learning
    - Aids for Augmentative and Alternative Communication ( AAC )
    - The tools to create talking books and ebooks accessible
    - Compensatory tools for DSA

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Materials provided by the teacher

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    The workshop takes place in the first semester. The starting dates of the activities of the individual groups are listed below.
    Group 1: Tuesday 28 September (8-12)
    Group 2: Thursday 30 September (8-12)
    Group 3: Thursday 28 October (8-12)

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    It is not provided for an examination , it is a laboratory

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Will be evaluated exercises related to each workshop activities planned

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Students with specific or special needs are invited to contact the teacher before the start of the workshops.