This course shows you how to source, download and use Freeware (free software) for use in the classroom or other educational settings. A few specific programes are examined and ideas given on how to incorporate them into the classroom or learning environment. Programes covered include:

  • Audacity
  • Photostory 3
  • Freemind
  • Cartoon Story Maker
  • Scratch
  • Sketch Up Make
  • Game making software

You will need a computer with internet access to download the programes. Once downloaded you can run the programes without needing an internet connection.

There are in depth practice sessions built in to help you get the most from the course. We advise that you do all of the practice sessions in order to enhance your learning. If all the exercises are completed the course takes, on average, 5 hours to complete.

You can work through the course at your own pace and take as long as you like to complete it.