Short Term Programmes

Summer School 'Educational Change' (Tartu, 17-27 August 2020)

'Educational Change in Times of Rapid Technological Innovation' is an intensive summer university programme at the University of Tartu, which aims to critically examine the development of technology-enhanced teaching and learning and stimulate conversations to re-imagine teaching as well as learning in times of the digital transformation. The rationale of the summer university is to empower people to re-imagine modern teaching practices and follow the transformation of education.

The summer programme is divided into three modules, each of which is devoted to addressing one educational challenge:

  • Module 1: Technology use in education
    Challenge: How can we engage digital technologies in meaningful ways?
    The topics include: Learning Analytics, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Video-Supported Learning and Online Education.
  • Module 2: Pedagogy in the XXI Century
    Challenge: How can pedagogy respond to the ongoing digital transformations in society?
    The topics include: Digital Pedagogy, Digital Literacy and Collaborative Learning.
  • Module 3: Educational Technology in a complex world
    Challenge: How can we develop systemic thinking to deal with uncertainty in education?
    The topics include: Systemic Thinking, Critical Management of Innovation.

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