Postgraduate Course: Digital Environments for Training and Development (EDUA11217)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will give students the opportunity to explore a range of key e-learning themes as they relate to a training and development environment, and to become familiar with studying online. Students will take part in a range of stimulating, confidence-building activities, backed up with tutor support. The course will give students hands-on experience with digital environments, will offer practical guidance on the effective use of new technologies for training and development, and will explore some of the wider contextual issues around the practice, meanings and methods of e-learning.
During the course students will use discussion boards and chat rooms for learning and will take part in classes in a 3D virtual world. They will have the chance to explore and discuss a range of innovative approaches to learning using technology including e-portfolios, blogs and wikis. Students will use an e-portfolio to record their studies, focusing on a particular theme of interest and shaping it into their final assignment.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| On completion of the course students will be able to:
i. critically evaluate a range of technologies in terms of their impact on training and development
ii. begin to design their own e-learning resources
iii. contextualise their own practice in terms of the key issues emerging from current research in e-learning.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Rory Ewins
Tel: (0131 6)51 4789
|Course secretary||Mrs Susan Scott
Tel: (0131 6)51 6573