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Tech coach presentation

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Become a Tech Coach at University of Cumbria

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Tech coach presentation

  1. 1. BEING A TECH COACH CONTRIBUTING TO A 21ST CENTURY EDUCATION
  2. 2. •INTERACTIVE WORLD •INTERACTIVE LEARNING
  3. 3. CREATORS ARE CONSUMERS ARE CREATORS
  4. 4. CREATORS ARE CONSUMERS ARE CREATORS
  5. 5. ARE YOU A SOCIAL MEDIA GURU? YES? THEN WE NEED YOU.
  6. 6. WHAT IS A TECH COACH? TECH COACHES ARE STUDENTS WHO ARE TRAINED TO OFFER SUPPORT AND GUIDANCE TO THEIR PEERS ON THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY FOR LEARNING.
  7. 7. WHAT DOES THE ROLE INVOLVE? • EACH SEMESTER YOU WILL WORK WITH A TUTOR TO PLAN THREE TECHNOLOGY ENHANCED LECTURES OR WORKSHOPS. YOU WILL THEN BE INVOLVED IN FACILITATING THESE SESSIONS. YOU WILL RECEIVE PLENTY OF ADVICE AND GUIDANCE. • YOU MAY ALSO CHOOSE TO SUPPORT YOUR PEERS BY POSTING TIPS OR RUNNING LIVE CHATS USING SOCIAL MEDIA. • YOU WILL BE A ROLE MODEL FOR USING TECHNOLOGY APPROPRIATELY AND IN AN ENGAGING MANNER IN ORDER TO ENHANCE LEARNING.
  8. 8. WHAT SORT OF TECH DO I NEED TO KNOW? • WE WILL BE USING SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS INCLUDING: FACEBOOK, PERISCOPE, SNAPCHAT AND TWITTER. • WE WILL BE USING LEARNING SOFTWARE INCLUDING, AMONGST OTHERS: KAHOOT, SOCRATIVE, POWTOON, GOOGLEDOCS AND QUIZLET • YOU DON’T NEED TO KNOW THESE TOOLS INSIDE OUT. AS LONG AS YOU HAVE A KEEN INTEREST IN SOCIAL MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY.
  9. 9. WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME? • YOU WILL BE INVOLVED IN THE CONTENT AND DELIVERY OF THE COURSE YOU ARE STUDYING. • YOU WILL INTERACT WITH MANY OF YOUR PEERS. • YOU WILL DEVELOP YOUR LEADERSHIP AND COACHING SKILLS. • YOU WILL RECEIVE A REFERENCE LETTER AND DETAILED TESTIMONIAL FROM YOUR TUTOR OUTLINING YOUR CONTRIBUTION. • YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ADD THE ROLE TO YOUR CV AND TALK ABOUT IT IN JOB INTERVIEWS.
  10. 10. HOW MUCH TIME WILL I NEED TO GIVE? • YOU WILL NEED TO SPEND A MINIMUM OF 6 HOURS PER SEMESTER ON YOUR TECH COACH ROLE IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR REFERENCE LETTER AND TESTIMONIAL AT THE END OF THE YEAR.
  11. 11. HOW DO I APPLY? • WRITE 200 WORDS EXPLAINING WHY YOU WOULD BE A GOOD TECH COACH. • EMAIL TO: CHARLOTTE.HARDACRE@CUMBRIA.AC.UK

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