Courses

SELF-PACED

Design and self-build of learning spaces

This course aims to make it easier for entities and schools to adapt their classrooms in line with the process of methodological change being experienced. Through analysis of different best practices in the design of classrooms and learning areas, teachers will be able to have some guidelines in order to improve the quality of their spaces, as well as manuals to design and build pieces of furniture for their classroom with their students.


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Introduction to Arduino

In this course you will find everything you need to get started in the world of Arduino. You will know the basic elements of the mother board, different components, and create your first programming project. There are different guides and videos to help you understand each concept easily and quickly. Before you know it you'll have your circuit board ready with its first program. Ready to take the risk? We're waiting for you!


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Design Thinking for educators

This course brings the Design Thinking methodology closer to the world of education. Design Thinking is a methodology to generate innovative ideas that focuses its effectiveness on understanding and responding to the real needs of users. This way of working is based on the field of product design and hence its name. Today it is used in a variety of fields.


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Improving student motivation

This course reflects on the importance of motivating students, so they become aware that they can do everything they set out to do, and to change certain perceptions they have of themselves. Strategies are designed in the classroom to generate motivation in students. This aims to make students understand the benefits that learning can bring and what skills they possess in order to achieve it.


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Building a vision. What skills are key to my students?

The aim of this course is to get educators to design a skills framework which is adapted to the specific needs of the students and guides all the work they carry out in their classroom. From the question, what do I want to make true for my students? we go through 3 time frames or phases: The current reality of my students, what I want to be true for them in the future and what I will do in my classroom tomorrow.


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Design Thinking for Students

Welcome to the GarageLab course "Design Thinking for Students". With this course we want to bring the Design Thinking methodology closer to your classrooms. This is a tool that will allow you to reinforce the processes of creation in classes and will also allow you to be the real protagonists of your learning.


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Design of learning projects

This course accompanies teachers in the implementation of the ABP methodology, where students carry out a process of research, learning and creation that culminates with the response to a problem or the creation of a prototype. Learn about tools to design rigorous learning projects that incorporate the contents and skills that correspond to the training subjects the students follow.


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Introduction to project-based learning for students

Welcome to the GarageLab "Project-Based Learning" course. In this course we will see tools that will help you materialize your projects.


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Introduction to design and digital making

Digital making is presented as a revolutionary tool in all aspects, but perhaps one of the most interesting things is its usefulness as a tool in the classroom. On the one hand, because we are talking about acquiring skills that directly make it easier to find employment tomorrow, and on the other, because the approach to these technologies brings implicit - in addition to the technical - a strong social component; it brings to the forefront to approach and demonstrate the virtues of the collaborative versus the aggressive individualism in which we are immersed. This introductory course in digital making is open as it targets teachers, students and anyone with an interest in entering the world of digital design and manufacturing. The course focuses on two specific areas; Vector 2D design and 3D design or modeling, each aimed at technologies such as laser cutting or 3D printing that turn our designs into tangible objects. The course is structured set of micro video pills to facilitate the assimilation of the contents as efficiently as possible. The videos are accompanied by the teaching material needed for the realization of practical exercises that implement the tools learned during the course.


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Digital skills for life and employment

In this course you will learn new digital skills for both your personal life and employment. First of all, you'll start with the first steps on the use of digital devices and the Internet and thanks to digital tools such as the calendar, learn how to do online paperwork and manage your personal life in general. After that, you will see the keys to being a citizen or digital citizen, learning how to make good use of social networks, protect your data and communicate your passions and develop your creativity through photographs and videos. Finally, you'll learn how to create a CV, a cover letter and look for online employment, and discover tools to be more digital in a job and continue learning in the digital world.


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Digital skills for life and employment

A MOOC course to learn about the safe and responsible use of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies). The course covers a variety of subjects including digital identity, network privacy management, netiquette and risks for teens on the network. Estimated total time needed: 10 hours


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Introduction to AppInventor: Create mobile apps

Have you ever been curious about how mobile apps work? Do you want to create your own? If so, this is your course! You'll know how an app works and you'll be able to create your own and get it up and running on mobile devices. Through guides and videos, we will accompany you in order to understand each of the fundamental concepts and create, step by step, your first project. Let's get to it!


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Digital skills for life and employment: support for teachers

This course is an introduction for teachers to the Digital Skills for Life and Employment course. It aims to provide a framework and methodological support to all those teachers who want to work on the Digital Skills for Life and Employment course with their students, or simply want to improve their teaching skills in the area of digital skills in general. Through this introductory course, you will learn how to get the most out of the course for students: you will learn how to work digital skills based on the needs of your group of students, with active methodologies and by projects, enhancing the simultaneous work of cross-section competencies, and finally planning the course to suit your class.


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Search, access and use of Internet content

A MOOC course to learn about searching for content on the Internet, how to access and use the contents found according to the licenses they have. Estimated total time needed: 6 hours.


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Safe and responsible use of ICT

A MOOC course to learn about the safe and responsible use of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies). The course covers a variety of subjects including digital identity, network privacy management, netiquette and risks for teens on the network. Estimated total time needed: 10 hours


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Activista Orange

The program aims to raise awareness among the students and awaken their activist spirit on issues of significant importance in today's world, such as the responsible use of technologies or gender equality in science and technology careers. To do so, we provide teachers with a set of proposals and methodologies to address these issues in the classroom, from awareness-raising activities to active dynamics and projects.


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Technology and autism: the best apps in depth

Course in video format which over 52 weeks presents 52 apps in depth. Especially suitable for people with autism. Each app not only explains its functionality but also several practical scenarios are shown with recommendations and tips on how to configure and use it in the best way. Additionally, every month, a "webinapp" will be held, i.e. a webinar in which even more ideas are provided and questions from the audience will be answered.


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Personal data protection and digital identity

Curso que cubre la competencia 4.3 Protección de los datos personales y la identidad digital del Marco Común de Cometencia Digital. La gestión de nuestra privacidad nos permite elegir qué mostramos de nosotros. ¿Qué son los datos de caracter personal?. Todo esto y mucho más lo veremos en este curso.


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Protecting health and well-being

Curso que cubre la competencia 4.3 Protección de la Salud del Marco Común de Cometencia Digital. El uso de las TIC y la salud tienen una estrecha relación, la desarrollaremos en este curso.


18/10/2021 - 26/11/2021 (Madrid)

Introduction to person-centered planning

Introductory course on person-centered planning, a set of principles and strategies oriented at getting people with disabilities to take charge of their own lives. It is a course carried out with animated infographics, aimed at professionals and families of people with disabilities, in which concepts related to person-centered intervention are introduced in both the educational field and the field of community participation.


27/09/2021 - 06/02/2022 (Madrid)

Mobile apps and other technology for people with ASD

Driven by the Orange Foundation and the Autonomous University of Madrid and taught on the UAM's online training platform, this 4-month course is the most comprehensive training available today on the use of technology for people with autism. With theoretical and practical content, the course consists of 16 units ranging from related concepts to the use of mobile devices for research in the field of autism technology. The course focuses basically on apps, but not forgetting other platforms such as computer programs, web pages, touch screens, whiteboards... nor the latest in robotics or wearable devices. The materials have been developed by a team of 25 professionals who are experts in autism and technology, and students who pass the evaluation tests obtain a UAM certificate.


20/09/2021 - 15/11/2021 (Madrid)

Technology and autism: how to create your virtual classroom

Providing online training for students with autism and other special educational needs is a major challenge that COVID-19 has made urgent. This 4-week course discusses methodological aspects on how to plan and carry out a virtual classroom, analyzes the most common platforms for both students and teaching coordination, explores online tools and content that allow a multitude of activities and ends up presenting various technological tools to support all this.


10/05/2021 - 18/06/2021 (Madrid)

Introduction to person-centered planning

Introductory course on person-centered planning, a set of principles and strategies oriented at getting people with disabilities to take charge of their own lives. It is a course carried out with animated infographics, aimed at professionals and families of people with disabilities, in which concepts related to person-centered intervention are introduced in both the educational field and the field of community participation.


12/04/2021 18:30 - 20:00 (Madrid)

Technological resources for Augmentative Communication

The development and popularization of mobile technologies has been a huge contribution for those who require Augmentative and/or Alternative Communication Systems in their daily lives. Many people with autism make use of such systems based primarily on using images to relate to other people. This webinapp will explain the starting points needed to use such resources in specialized intervention, discuss the most widely used methodologies and show examples of widely used applications in this field.