FSC2005 Web Design for Schools – Optimising Teaching and Learning - Fluirse Teacher Summer Courses

FSC2005 Web Design for Schools – Optimising Teaching and Learning

69.00

Enhance your techniques in creating, editing and manipulating a school or class website. You will develop lesson plans to integrate your website into your everyday teaching.

 

On completion of this course, you will understand the techniques involved in creating, editing and manipulating a school or class website.

FSC2005 Web design for schools Fluirse Teacher Summer Course 2020

You will also know how a website can be used in the classroom to engage children in learning and encourage whole class participation. As part of the course, you will search and source resources to be used in the creation of a school and/or a class website for use in cross-curricular teaching and develop lessons plans to integrate the website into the classroom and everyday teaching. There will also be an introduction to photography, images and video in the delivery of the curriculum.

 

 

COURSE DETAILS 

  • Target Audience: Teachers looking to gain skills on how to create, edit, insert images/videos on a school or class website.
  • Equipment Required: All our courses are accessible through PC, Laptop, iPad, Tablet and Mobile devices. Internet access required with broadband speeds recommended
  • Prerequisites or Requirements: Suitable for all primary school teachers. The WordPress software is required if you are starting a website from scratch. WordPress is free and easy to download.
  • Duration: All Flúirse Online Teacher Summer Courses are available from July 1st – August 21st.  Each course requires approximately 20 hours of training and engagement
  • Course Fee: €69 (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle for €89 or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle for €99)
  • EPV Days: This course is worth 3 EPV days (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle)
  • Support: Our team are available to support you throughout your training by phone, email, online chat, course forums and social media
  • Our Guarantee: No risk guarantee, if your not happy with your course for any reason within 21 days or enrollment we will issue you a full refund
  • Questions/ More Information: Call us now on 066 712 9828 or e-mail courses@fluirse.com

 

 

COURSE LAYOUT

Module 1 – Introduction to Web Design in an Education SettingFSC2005 Web Design for Schools – Optimising Teaching and Learning - Fluirse Teacher Summer Courses Online 2020

  • Introduction to web design
  • Explore WordPress and basic HTML
  • Assess WordPress’s capabilities
  • Learn the basics of HTML
  • Understand WordPress licensing and what it means for you
  • Learn the five steps to designing a school website and getting it online
  • Case study: St Finbarr’s Boys National School website

 

Module 2 – Getting Started on Your School Website 

  • Know to register a domain name
  • Find a web-hosting service
  • Installing a WordPress Theme
  • Learn how to edit a WordPress website

 

Module 3 – Adding and Formatting Content Module

  • Learn how to add content to your site
  • Apply CSS formatting to a site
  • Create a menu bar
  • Create website navigation
  • Explore the variety of content that can be uploaded to a classroom site
  • Create a web publishing policy
  • Illustrate how a website can be used to gather and analyse the evidence required for the SSE Process – use the SSE Sample Checklist for evaluation of literacy as a guide

 

Module 4 – Going LiveFSC2005 Web Design for Schools – Optimising Teaching and Learning - Fluirse Teacher Summer Courses Online 2020

  • Learn about the final checks before going live
  • Discover how to test your site
  • Learn about the common problems on a website
  • Troubleshoot your site
  • Be inspired and learn more about what you can do with a WordPress site

 

Module 5 – Next Steps

  • Learn about plugins
  • Optimise your site using SEO
  • Learn about CSS, W3C, and educational apps
  • Assess resources and websites to help you to create and manage your site
  • Keeping your site up-to-date
  • Outline the implementation and monitoring plan you will use to improve teaching and learning using a class/school website – Use the SSE Checklist for Teacher’s Individual Planning as a guide

 

 

FURTHER QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION?

  • Please review our Frequently Asked Questions section here or contact our Summer Course support team directly at courses@fluirse.com