Postgraduate taught 

Academic Practice MEd: Online distance learning

Debates in Technology Enhanced Learning and Teaching EDUC5986

  • Academic Session: 2023-24
  • School: Learning Enhancement and Acad Dev Service
  • Credits: 10
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Taught Wholly by Distance Learning: Yes

Short Description

Would you like to know more about how to use learning technologies effectively in your teaching? This course considers recent debates and developments in this field and encourages you to apply these to your practice.


The course will comprise sessions delivered through a mixture of blended and online contact, alongside short tutorials, webinars and ongoing communication and guidance.




The summative assessment is a single submission consisting of two parts:


1. Identify or create a technology enhanced learning and teaching (TELT) solution for use in your practice (ILO2, 50%)

2. Provide a reflective narrative that explores the value of learning technologies to learners in higher education and subsequently explores your specific TELT solution (ILO1, 50%)

Course Aims

This course aims to provide you with the opportunity to consider how technologies might be used to enhance learning. It will explore the efficacy of learning with technologies and whether technologies might engender different approaches to learning and teaching. You will be required to consider how learning with technology might apply to your own context.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course you should be able to:

1. Critically reflect on the value of learning technologies to learners; and

2. Create a technology-enhanced learning solution for your professional context.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.