Advanced Training Concept (ATC)

The following figure shows the framework of the Advanced Training Concept (ATC) for teachers. It consists of five modules. By clicking on one of these modules a table flicks up below. It shows more detailed information concerning the module's objectives, competences participating teacher shall gather, possible contents, learning methods, and the use of a specific ATC-weblog within this advanced training program resp. the module.
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Module III: ATC - Core Part

Module objective(s):

Getting to know the basic principles of the underlying Advanced Training Concept (ATC) and adapting them based on site-specific aspects as well as experiences in this context.

Competences. The ATC-participants should….

Basic information:
…know the underlying webLab-concept in depth.
… be able to focus a students’ perspective on a conceptual basis
… be able to concretize learning units.
Integration:
…reflect about the underlying webLab-concept based on site-specific aspects.
Integration:
…deal with site-specific aspects of the webLab-concept.
…know how to integrate the webLab-concept into individual structures/own school/everyday school life etc.
Exchange of experiences:
…know about the experiences of other participants.
…learn from other experiences.

Possible contents:

Basic information:

  • Presentation of the webLab-concept in depth (from a students‘ perspective)
  • Concretion of the learning units (by developing adequate learning materials, etc.)

Integration:

  • Specific (curricular) integration
  • Development of a site-specific (school-specific) concept:
    • Choosing an appropriate learning group
    • Defining as well as establishing connections on a curricular, didactic and organizational level
    • Integrating the webLab-concept in everyday school life
    • Planning the content and time schedule of adequate learning environments
    • Developing an adequate infrastructure
    • Viewing relevant documents and materials, which already exist at the school regarding the realization of internships
    • Developing new materials
  • Integrating individual/site-specific objectives into the certificate

Exchange of experiences:

  • Arising problems
  • Handling of problems
  • Exchange of materials, etc.

Possible learning method:

  • Case example (see appendix ‘Module III – Worksheet A’)
  • Concretion of the learning units (group members from different schools)
  • Group Work (see appendix ‘Module III – Worksheet B, C, D, E’)
  • “Future Workshop” – Planning an ideal type teaching-learning sequence

Possible integration in the ATC-weblog:

The learning units could be uploaded on the weblog (including exemplary teaching and learning concepts as well as materials).