If you’re signing up for the DigiEduHack, you’re in for an exciting experience! To help you get ready for the Hack, in this online course you can find an interactive infographic about the challenges to be addressed and a hand-picked selection of learning nuggets about generating ideas and helping you pitch potential solutions. We recommend you complete each of these before attending the Hack.
This online course is for everyone who is participating in the DigiEduHack. This includes: Hosts - schools, universities, research institutions, NGOs, companies, incubators and start-ups. Participants - students, teachers and educators, researchers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and other education enthusiasts.
After completing this course, you'll be able to: Discuss how the digital transformation is affecting education Explain key challenges associated with the future of education in a digital age Select and apply tools and techniques for idea generation and development Plan, prepare and pitch your ideas for tackling digital education challenges.
The e-learning course is designed to help you and your team in identifying and formulating a challenge for the Hack. It will also support you in selecting and applying tools and techniques for idea generation and presentation. It is not mandatory but strongly recommended if you have doubts about what to address and how to do it.
We would advise you to do the e-learning course before attending the event, as it will help you in gaining a better understanding of how digital transformation is affecting education. The e-learning course is a supporting resource to help you plan, prepare and pitch your ideas for tackling digital education challenges.
We strongly recommend that you explore the sections of the DigiEduHack Challenges nugget that are related to the challenge categories you will be exploring in the Hack. Each section has links to relevant articles, inspiring videos, etc. that could help you in better understanding the challenges of education in a digital age. We also suggest that you browse the other learning nuggets on ideation and pitching; take deep dives into topics that you feel will be of most use to you in preparing for the Hack.
At the present time, the course is only available in English.
We expect that a minimum 1mbps internet connection is needed to go through the course content. For external resources such as videos, a higher speed might be needed (2mbps and above). The course links to various external resources from different platforms like YouTube and Vimeo. Climate-KIC bears no responsibility if there are country restrictions that block video or other content in your location.
In the DigiEduHack Community, your active contribution is appreciated and encouraged. Start by setting up your profile and allowing others to get a clearer picture of who you are. You can then engage in open discussions, reply to questions or contribute to a task that has been set up. You can also initiate a new thread yourself.
To start this course, all you need to do is select the Enrol Here button on this page. If you haven’t already registered on the site, you will be prompted to register when you enrol.
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