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Teacher Competency Development Programme (TCDP)
Target audience Teachers from higher education institutions
Duration 70 hours
Modality Virtual modality with synchronous activities and technical assistance
Certificación Final certification and digital credentials associated with each programme module
The Teacher Competency Development Programme (TCDP) consists of a series of courses aimed at strengthening digital and pedagogical competencies in non-face-to-face environments, by acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to design, develop and evaluate learning sequences taking into account techno-pedagogical and organizational principles.
The program is taught through the IESALC Campus and its methodology is project-based learning (PBL), supported by synchronous sessions of collaborative work and doubt resolution. It counts on technical advice and support to teachers for the completion of a final project as an Application Plan, related to the design of materials for the teaching of a subject in virtual modality.
Train teachers in distance teaching-learning methodologies, emphasizing active learning-based methodologies as the articulating axis.
Apply the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to design, develop and evaluate university learning sequences in non face-to-face environments, taking into account pedagogical, technological and organizational principles necessary to ensure quality.
Develop the digital portfolio of the teacher’s subject based on the project-based learning methodology.
Module 1. Introduction to virtual learning
Differences between virtual and face-to-face learning
Keys to active learning
Module 2. Pedagogical design for virtual learning
Importance of instructional design. Introduction to the Instructional Design Tool
Application of the Pedagogical Design Tool
Introduction to Pedagogical Cards
Module 3. Educational Resources for Low Connectivity
Introduction to virtual classroom development for virtual education models of low connectivity
Introduction to class design using narrated PowerPoint, best practices model
Classroom production in low-bandwidth video format and other types of fast developing videos. How to reduce file weight
Module 4. Design of virtual learning assessments
Assessment tools for virtual learning: assignments, surveys, evaluations
Evaluation criteria: tools for developing rubrics
Module 5. Dynamization and follow-up strategies
Communication and collaborative work tools
Use of tools for sending tasks and fostering communication and collaborative work. Forum and Blog and social media dynamization tools
Competency-based learning and assessment by rubrics
Tools to energize the classroom
Teaching leadership strategies to improve learning and classroom climate