Publication of an online course for higher education teachers and learners in Mongolia
The online-course “New Technologies in Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in the Context of Mongolia, elaborated by the Mongolian University of Science and Technology (MUST) at the request of IITE and based on IITE's publication and on-line course "Information and Communication Technologies in Education", was launched in December 2015. The course is developed in Mongolian language and is designed for higher education teachers and learners in Mongolia. It consists of 3 modules:
Module 1: New technologies in Teaching and Learning
Module 2: Teacher professional development in ICT competencies
Module 3: Open educational resources, open licensing, mobile learning and MOOC
The training course covers wide range of aspects of ICT use in education. It gives to a user the information of examples of best practices in different countries as well as recommendations to common issues faced by educators. With such features as self-assessment, additional reading materials, research assignments and group discussion, this course provides thorough understanding to users.
The course is published at one of Mongolian web-portals for open educational resources: http://oer.edu.mn, supported by MUST and IITE within the framework of their joint project. In In the near future, it is planned to place the course also on the portal of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of Mongolia.