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Design and Prototype Embedded Computer SystemsCO218A05

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration3 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
On this course, you will explore how embedded systems are used in the world around us.You will learn what makes an embedded system different from a general purpose system (such as a PC) and discover how embedded systems are specialised for a particular use case.As you explore the iterative design process, you will...

Impact of Technology: How To Lead Classroom DiscussionsCO215A05

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
On this course, teachers will explore the ethical, legal, cultural, and environmental concerns surrounding computer science. You will build the skills needed to hold relevant, open, and exciting discussions in the classroom. You will explore the best ways to help your students be productive and write long-form answers...

Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for EducatorsCO207A08

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration10 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
On this course, you’ll explore programming in Python. You’ll discover basic programming concepts, learning how to understand the basics of python syntax and interpret error messages.Ultimately, you’ll use your new coding skills to create your first program - which will be able to solve a simple...

Programming Pedagogy in Primary Schools: Developing Computing TeachingCO020A05

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration6 Hours
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
On this four-week course, you’ll examine a range of teaching methods suitable for teaching programming, particularly block-based programming languages, to primary school pupils (aged 5 to 11 years old). You’ll look at general pedagogical concepts like Bloom’s verbs, semantic waves and cognitive...

Scratch to Python: Moving from Block- to Text-based ProgrammingCO211A07

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration10 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Block-based programming languages like Scratch make it simple to learn and teach programming. But once you and your students have mastered it, it’s time to move on to a text-based programming language such as Python. This online course will show you how. You’ll discover how to transfer the programming...

Understanding Computer SystemsCO212A08

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Understanding how a computer works after you press the power button is key to working with technology effectively. On this course, you will explore what happens inside the machine and learn how computers turn inputs into outputs.You will learn what the computer operating system does and why you need it. You will also...

Understanding Maths and Logic in Computer ScienceCO213A07

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
The mathematical aspects of computer science can be difficult to understand and teach. On this course, you will be introduced to maths and logic in computing in an engaging way. Using the concept of an escape room, you will learn activities and games to help improve your knowledge and skills in this subject. You...

An Introduction to Computer Networking for TeachersCO214A07

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Explore the fundamentals of computer networking with this online course for GCSE teachers. You will improve your understanding of key concepts and gain the confidence to teach the subject in the classroom. On this course, you will learn to describe the different types of computer networks and understand how data...

Improving Computing Classroom Practice Through Action ResearchCO030A03

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration2 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
Apply action research to your teaching and become a more reflective practitioner Through this course, you will become familiar with the process of classroom action research, and plan your own classroom-based investigation. You will learn about how this cyclic process can help develop lasting improvement in your...

Programming Pedagogy in Secondary Schools: Inspiring Computing TeachingCO222A05

Available from07 Dec 2020
Duration3 Hours
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
Transform your teaching by developing your pedagogical approach.In the first two weeks of this course, you’ll be introduced to a range of pedagogical approaches suitable for Key Stage 3. You’ll look at a range of pedagogies aimed at developing your students’ computational thinking skills, from...

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