LIT2T Leadership Guide

26 TO: TABLE OF CONTENTS the courseware in blended learning, and participants are required to deploy and manage the courseware with learners for a minimum of 4 weeks. Basic course editing is introduced in Stage 2 and integration requires participants to use an instructional resource from this site in their blended course delivery. Stage 3 is a recognized TESL Ontario Post-TESL Certificate Training accreditation course. Stage 3 builds on the participants’ course editing skills, and it emphasizes using the courseware in ways that support better practices in blended learning and settlement language training. More advanced functions of the Moodle learning management system are introduced, such as authoring Moodle activities, enhancing course communication, adding dynamic content and widgets, and participants select a few of these features to enhance their courseware. Participants are required to use the courseware with learners to complete Stage 3. offers over 400 SCORM learning objects in its collection, and the Stage 3 training provides information about how to access these resources. Stage 4 is also a recognized TESL Ontario Post-TESL Certificate Training accreditation course. It trains participants to create original learning objects and e-materials for their own courses or for the larger settlement language training community. As learning objects designers and e-materials developers, participants will learn new skills that are increasingly in demand in the field. This stage is online, but fully supported by a dedicated mentor. Learning Technology Innovation Leadership (LTIL) courses LearnIT2teach offers two training options for language training centre administrators. These are the Implementing Blended Learning and the Learning Technology Innovation Leadership courses. The Implementing Blended Learning course is a means of LINC administrators to familiarize themselves with the Technology Enhanced Language Learning, learning management systems, the LearnIT2teach project and associated training options, the LINC learner courseware, technology standards and consideration for implementation in their centre. IRCC program professionals associated with a LINC or ELT program can participate in a two- part Moodle-based online training in learning technology innovation leadership. Course content include readings, podcasts and videos, and course activities that encourage sharing and collaboration with peers in the sector. The first course focuses on: 1. An orientation to Computer-assisted language learning (CALL) historically, and Technology- enhanced Language Learning (TELL) more currently. In the TELL class, learning technology is threaded through learning to be as pervasive and encompassing as information technology is in everyday life; 2. Blended learning as a language training practice; 3. The blended learning courseware and hosting provided by the LearnIT2teach to the LINC sector at; 4. The teacher training options provided by the LearnIT2teach Project to IRCC-funded language training professionals The second course consolidates knowledge from the first course by: • Developing personal leadership skills to support learning technology innovation in a language training program;