As an educator, you need to transform how you approach and think about teaching using available ICT for education tools in order to amplify learning and develop your own digital learning materials, improve your content access & interactivity while keeping your value in the education processes at the top level in this digital era.
This Effective Digital Pedagogy publication is intended to inspire you as a teacher to develop the mind-set, skills and knowledge to create digital hybrid courses rich with digital content for subjects you are already qualified in, as well as student engagement and mentoring suitable for the 21st century learner- with good pedagogical considerations.
It is based on a self-paced learning course (https://tinyurl.com/yc2etaa8) that Ultimate Multimedia Consult/ Yaaka Digital network offers with Makerere University Department of Journalism and Communication) to equip teachers/instructors for better provision of relevant content in text, images, video, audio, graphics, animations and or relevant virtual reality that will make teaching and learning of intended content interactive and interesting among the learners.
We hope you get convinced on the need for adoption of education technologies and new ways of teaching for better learning experiences and outcomes.
Digital technologies can greatly help in providing quality accessible and affordable education. The UN SDG 4.7 calls for quality and inclusive education to develop peaceful and sustainable societies. Teachers play a critical role in the learning path of their students or pupils. Teachers need to be equipped with the right skills set to use the digital medium effectively in order to make learning fun, interactive and immersive, which will in turn help learners to best comprehend and maximize their individual potential.