Skip to main content

Table 3 Pedagogical design and practices of the seven lessons of the teacher development course

From: Delivery and evaluation of an e-Learning framework through computer-aided analysis of learners’ reflection text in a teacher development course

Lesson 1: e-Learning in school education
Activity in class • Learn about the course aim, which is to support the development of a school-based e-Learning plan
• Submit pre-teaching reflection about their understanding of e-Learning
Flipped classroom activity • Read [Reading Article-1] about pedagogical opportunities of e-Learning
Lesson 2: Cognitive tool for inquiry-based learning
Activity in class • Learn about the proposed e-Learning framework with hierarchical visualization
• Experience e-Learning in Mathematics using the cognitive tool for inquiry-based learning
• Discuss [Reading Article-1] and reading questions with feedback from the lecturer
Flipped classroom activity • Read [Reading Article-2] about school-based ICT policy plans
Lesson 3: School-based planning of e-Learning
Activity in class • Experience e-Learning in General Studies for critical thinking development
• Discuss [Reading Article-2] and reading questions with feedback from the lecturer
• A school principal as guest speaker shared his experience of implementing e-Learning in school
• Review a case on YouTube videos on British Columbia’s education plan empowered by technology
Flipped classroom activity • Read [Reading Article-3] about critical issues and policies for developing 21st century skills
Lesson 4: Deep learning and 21st century skills
Activity in class • Experience e-Learning in Chinese for the deep learning of the subject matter
• Discuss [Reading Article-3] and reading questions with feedback from the lecturer
• In-class response for dissemination and diffusion theory
• Visit a digital classroom in a school
Flipped classroom activity • Read [Reading Article-4] about dissemination and diffusion theory
Lesson 5: Mobile technology supported classroom
Activity in class • Experience e-Learning in English among learning peers
• Discuss [Reading Article-4] and reading questions with feedback from the lecturer
• Peer learning activity on mobile applications and peer review
• Discuss bridging the gap between technology and education
• A guest speaker to talk about connectivity in the digital classroom
Flipped classroom activity • Read [Reading Article-5] about bridging the gap between technology trends and the use of technology in schools
Lesson 6: Digital resources in e-Learning
Activity in class • Discuss the use of digital resources in the e-Learning process together with digital ways of communication among learning peers and information literacy
• Discuss [Reading Article-5] and reading questions with feedback from the lecturer
Activity outside class • Submit post-teaching reflection about their understanding of e-Learning
Lesson 7: Group presentation on e-Learning plan
Activity in class • Group proposal presentation on an e-Learning plan of a school
• Discussion with lecturer and peers