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2024/25 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue

EDUC5267M Designing Digital Education

30 creditsClass Size: 40

Module manager: Dr Katharine Stapleford

Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2024/25

This module is not approved as an Elective

Module summary

In this module you will learn about the principles of instructional design, when developing digital education resources. The module will use the principles within instructional design to inform the practice of developing digital resources. As you progress through the module you will design, develop and evaluate digital resources, culminating in delivering usable digital teaching resources.


This module will take a critical approach to planning, designing, developing and evaluating digital resources for teaching and learning.

Learning outcomes
On successful completion of the module you will have demonstrated the following learning outcomes relevant to the subject:
1. Consider a range of factors and approaches when designing digital learning resources
2. Analyse the relationship between pedagogy, teaching strategies and the design of digital learning resources

Skills Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of the module you will have demonstrated the following skills learning outcomes:
1. Create digital learning resources using appropriate digital education tools
2. Undertake peer review, evaluate digital resources and act upon feedback provided
3. Identify appropriate instruments for evaluating digital learning resources


Details of the syllabus will be provided on the Minerva organisation (or equivalent) for the module.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
On-line Learning115.5060.50
Private study hours221.00
Total Contact hours79.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)300.00

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Each participant will be expected to make an active contribution within the asynchronous and synchronous elements which will be monitored and feedback given. Each student will have two tutorials to discuss progress. There will be opportunities for formative feedback on work in progress from peers as well as the module teaching team.

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
In-course Assessment.100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 17/05/2024 10:02:25


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