Important Information – Enrolment now open for 2021

To qualify for your EPV days* you can select from any of our practical and beneficial suite of courses. The more courses you select, the more EPV days you receive:

  • 1 online course – 3 EPV days entitlement
  • 2 online courses – 4 EPV days entitlement
  • 3 online courses – 5 EPV days entitlement

EPV Days for School Year 2021/22 – details of option to carry over and add additional days here or see our Frequently Asked Questions Page

All our courses are run in accordance with the Department of Education and Skills criteria. Courses begin on Thursday, 1st July 2021 and must be completed by Friday, 20th August 2021 at 5.00pm.

Each course requires approximately 20 hours of study. The Discussion forums are facilitated by expert moderators. When you have successfully completed your course you will receive your CPD Certificate.

New for Summer 2021. This year we’re delighted to expand our offering to 50 highly practical and unique courses. All courses have been updated with updated and fresh content and an easy-to-navigate interface.

Purchasing courses: Courses may be purchased either online or by phone.

  • Each Individual course costs €69
  • Two courses will cost €89
  • Three courses will cost €99

Technical Support: Our Technical Support team are on hand to answer all your queries, either by phone or e-mail.

Online Forum: Check your Course Homepage

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 066 712 9828

Click here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions. For further queries, contact our team at [email protected] or 066 712 9828

*All courses subject to approval by the Dept of Education

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FSC2107 Introducing Digital Media to your Classroom

69.00

Gain the skills and knowledge to use digital media applications in the classroom to create a more engaging and effective learning and teaching process.

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FSC2107 Introducing Digital Media to your Classroom

Want a better understanding on how to use ICT in an educational environment by Introducing Digital Media to your Classroom and school? Then this is the course for you.

You will develop an ICT Plan, record pupil-centered podcasts, create school and classroom-based videos, and engage with graphics and digital images throughout, leading to a more engaging and effective learning and teaching process.

 

COURSE DETAILS 

  • Target Audience: Teachers looking to create a new or update their current ICT plan
  • 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
  • Duration: All Flúirse Online Teacher Summer Courses are available from July 1st – August 20th.  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 of enrollment we will issue you a full refund
  • Questions/ More Information: Call us now on 066 712 9828 or e-mail [email protected]

 

COURSE LAYOUT

Module 1 – An introduction to Web Design Using Weebly

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  • Comprehend internet terms
  • Understand web design
  • Learn about Weebly
  • Understand GDPR vis a vis school and teacher’s responsibilities

 

Module 2 – School Computer and ICT Equipment for Curriculum-Linked Activities 

  • Know the different parts of a computer
  • Know where to place speakers in a classroom
  • Discover different ways to connect to the internet
  • Learn the different parts of Web browsers and how to Search online

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Module 3 – Review of Podcasting Basics

  • Learn what a podcast is
  • Discover RSS and its relationship to podcasting
  • Know what hardware and software is needed to podcast
  • Install Audacity
  • Edit with Audacity
  • Convert audio into a podcast
  • Enrich literacy lessons with podcasts

Module 4 – Digital Photography for the Classroom

  • Discuss how digital photography can be used in education
  • Use a digital camera in class
  • Know what is required to process digital photography
  • Use the different digital photography formats
  • Use a DSLR camera
  • Set up and compose digital photographs
  • Use GIMP imaging software

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Module 5 – Creating School Videos using Free Software

  • Understand the benefits of using video in the classroom
  • Incorporate video into lessons
  • Outline the equipment required for video recording
  • Create videos
  • Make a DVD
  • Devise a variety of video projects

 

 

FURTHER QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION?

  • Please review our Frequently Asked Questions section here or contact our Summer Course support team directly at [email protected]