Tools for Designing Learning Scenarios for Practicum

ΕΑ0075Tools for Designing Learning Scenarios for PracticumApostolos KostasSelective Fall Section A4

Content outline

This course aims to the presentation of various software and electronic environments for the design and development of teaching scenarios and their effective implementation in educational practice. These software supports the instructional design based on the design of educational activities through a friendly user interface whilst providing multiple and high-level features. Subsequently, the course will focus on a particular software, which can help students design their scenarios for the practicum through hands-on-training activities in the laboratory. Finally, the course will introduce to the students the concept of online communities as a means of supporting reflective practice.

It contains the following units:

  1. About practicum in initial teacher education
  2. Introduction to Learning Design
  3. Defining learning outcomes
  4. Dimensions of learning scenarios
  5. Scenarios based on interdisciplinary approaches and the TPACK model
  6. Evaluating learning scenarios
  7. Digital repositories
  8. Tools for learning design
  9. Using CADMOS
  10. Designing with CADMOS
  11. Using LAMS
  12. Designing with LAMS
  13. Flipped-classroom with LAMS


Learning outcomes

After the successful completion of the course, students will be able:

Cognitive level:

  • To summarize the various models of practicum.
  • To describe the basic characteristics of an educational scenario.
  • To recognize the importance of Learning Design.
  • To explain the necessity of a learning design tool.
  • To recognize the functional characteristics of a learning design tool.


Skills level:

  • To design a learning scenario.
  • To evaluate a learning scenario.


Competences level:

  • To use specialized software for the representation and visualization of media-enriched learning scenarios.