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For administrators, educators and other educational professionals.
Leading Change in Teaching and Learning for a Digital World (LCTL) is a massive open online course for those interested in shaping, leading, and supporting innovative application of digital tools and technologies during teaching and learning. This course will engage you in the review, discussion, and application of leadership ideas that support new teaching and learning practices. These leadership approaches and teaching and learning practices are aligned with the digital transformation that is shaping our societies. Upon completion of this course, you will understand and have a plan to apply general leadership approaches toward education change in digital, technology-enabled teaching and learning environments.

This course provides you the opportunity to view, read, review, and discuss digital transformation in education and the leadership mindset and approaches that leads organisations in this direction. With a focus on post-Covid19 education needs, topics will cover digital education futures, technology-enabled teaching and learning, required organisation infrastructures, and how to develop the needed leadership actions.

During this MOOC, you will:
  • Meet online with teaching and learning leaders from all over the world who are also learning to improve their leadership techniques
  • Review what digital transformation means and what role there is for education
  • Evaluate potential change requirements for teaching and learning in and for digital environments
  • Demonstrate knowledge regarding several leadership theories appropriate for digital transformation in education
  • Identify and reflect upon personal leadership strategies and evaluate their potential for leading transformative change
  • Combine personal leadership knowledge with context specific needs to support a Leadership Activity Plan
  • Receive a certificate on completion of required activities

This course is open to anyone, anywhere, and is mobile-friendly. LCTL MOOC has been designed to assist teachers, administrators, and academic managers to rethink their leadership strategies and develop appropriate action plans for change within their own context. This MOOC will be of particular interest to education leaders and administrators, teachers, and other education professionals.

Week 1 Defining digital educationIntroducing definitions of digital transformation and its role in education
Exploring the need for education change in individual contexts
Reviewing general leadership theories applicable to digital education
Week 2 Digital leadership for digital change in educationCreating organisational infrastructure for digital teaching and learning
Applying leadership theories for digital transformation
Evaluating individual leadership development needs
Week 3 Preparing for education futuresIdentifying individual and preferred organisational goals for the digital future
Considering leadership strategies and competency development
Integrating global and local needs with digital teaching development activities
Week 4 Creating leadership development plansIdentifying and testing leadership assessment tools
Mapping needs of digital teaching development to leadership strategies
Documenting opportunities for action to support digital teaching and learning transformation in context

Two levels of certification are available based on your level of participation and completion of tasks/activities:
  • Certificate of Participation: requires participation in at least three discussion forums and completion of quizzes with a score of 70% or more on each quiz.
  • Certificate of Completion: requires 70% or more on each quiz, participation in at least three discussion forums and submission of a Leadership Activity Plan.
Certificates are made available at no charge as verifiable PDF documents.

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