International Perspectives on Digital Innovations in Schools
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Course title in Estonian
Digitaalne innovatsioon koolis - rahvusvahelised perspektiivid
Course title in English
International Perspectives on Digital Innovations in Schools
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2021/2022 Spring semester
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lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
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Course aims
To get overview of international perspectives of using ICT in teaching and learning;
To make inferences and summarizing about different ICT teaching and learning aspects across countries;
To develop informed proposals of ICT transformation in schools.
Brief description of the course
The course aims at giving overview of international perspectives of the training models for ICT competences; ICT infrastructures in schools; types of innovative ICT activities; and the change management for digital innovation. Students are guided to analyze international reports of ICT situations in schools and making inferences how different types of innovation in training, digital infrastructure and teaching and learning could transform schools in the particular socio-technical regime settings (countries). The course highlights the factors for schools’ digital divide.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- can distinguish innovative digital trends in schools based on different countries perspectives;
- can identify the gaps in school’s digital learning ecosystem using the pre-prepared data from the school observation and proposes means for digital transformation of the school based on international practices.
James Sunney Quaicoe
Additional information
The student has to complete Assignment 1 and Assignment 2.

Course environment eDidaktikum Course International perspectives on digital innovations in schools