What is English proficiency courseware?

Digitalization and technological advancements have established a deep influence & affluence on every sector of the industry, where Information Technology itself is a service sector which uses computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise [WIKI definition]. As layman it’s called as the “Software” ultimately to ease our work and hardship in the process & development of primary, secondary & tertiary sector industry. And when it comes to Education Sector these codes, data & information are named as “Courseware”, developed with the simple purpose to decrease the hardship of teachers/trainers & to increase the productivity of human resource of educational industry. Courseware is the software meant for enhancing educational standards using compact methods and having heuristic approaches.

Technically, courseware is a computer program (software) or other material designed for use in an educational or training course. Courseware is educational material deployed as complete equipment for teachers or trainers or as tutorials targeting students only, typically packaged for use with a computer. Institutes use courseware as instructional content for instructor-led classes by utilizing instructional content in the form of videos, images, audios or text for instructor-led classes. It is the combination of “Software” and “Education”; the only software meant for enhancing the educational values and improving the interactive behaviourism of Education Industry. It can be in the form of a flash drive, compact disk or material placed online.

In the timeline, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) started first time making its recorded lectures available as OpenCourseWare project, in 2002.  YouTube started in 2005 and was brought by Google in 2006. 

How it work for Language Proficiency Tests:

Courseware is meant to be used in classrooms by teachers for quick access and comprehensive study. First of all, to train students for IELTS, PTE, TOEFL or Spoken English, we give instructions to the students first. We need to familiarize students with the structure/pattern/protocols of the test. We give these instructions orally using chalk-board or we write instructions in POWERPOINT presentations which are the conventional method institutes are using from eternity.

Prime part of training students for English and English proficiency tests is the INSTRUCTIONS. Generally, institutes are dependent on PowerPoint which is limited to text or pictures, here we introduced you PREZI. PREZI is the presentation tools which is 3D-Visual based and is the replacement of PowerPoint; we can add videos, your voice, add info graphics and animations in it. It offers following:

1)      Study-Material for instructor-led classes

2)      Study-Material for self-directed or computer-based training (CBT)

3)      Videos for use individually or as part of classes

4)      Practice tests/Practice Questions

How PTESOL course wares will enhance your teaching standards?

PTESOL Courseware are meant for English and English proficiency tests. English proficiency courseware are the product of PTESOL. This is one of own kind of effort taken to help every language school to jump from traditional methodology to digital methodology effectively and economically.  They are named as Standard English Learning, IELTS Learning, and PTE Learning. They are pre-recorded lecture containing videos instructions and they are instructed by official authenticated PTE and IELTS organizations. Typically such software may be projected onto a large whiteboard at the front of the class and/or run simultaneously on a network of desktop computers in a classroom. They are useful as:

  • Videos for use individually or as part of classes
  • Assignments, quizzes and drills for better understanding.
  • Review questions for better understanding.
  • Lecture will follow a sequence and will cover even tiny aspect of the test.

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