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PGA Technology Enhanced Learning

Are you interested in developing your use of technology to support teaching and learning?

The Postgraduate Award in Technology Enhanced Learning is a practice-based course, designed to support participants as they carry out a Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) project. Successful completion of the course leads to 30 CATS and Fellowship from Advance HE (FHEA). The course duration is 12 months and the next cohort is due to start in November 2022. The PGA TEL provides opportunities to work collaboratively, share experiences and ideas with fellow participants and colleagues from across Warwick.

Apply for the November 2022 cohort

Applications are now open for the PGA TEL November 2022 cohort. You can find out more about the application process here -here.Link opens in a new window.

If you have any questions then do let us know - pgatel@warwick.ac.uk.Link opens in a new window.

PGA TEL Information SessionLink opens in a new window.

If you want to find out more there is a short information session taking place online on Thursday 3rd November 2-3pm.

Who is the PGA TEL for?

The PGA TEL is open to all staff at Warwick who have role in teaching, development or learning support. The course is project based so you will need to have the opportunity to develop a TEL intervention in teaching and learning. To meet the requirements of the course you will need to demonstrate substansive teaching and/or supporting learning experience, with at least 20 hours teaching experience over the duration of the year. If you are unsure whether your role offers this potential or have any questions then let us know and we can explore the opportunities available.

What does the progamme cover?

The course follows a design thinking approach to developing your project, considering the challenge you have identified, the needs of your learners and opportunities to share ideas and inspiration. Key topics covered throughout the duration of the course include:

  • Student experience
  • Digital Pedagogy
  • Design for learning
  • The role of the tutor
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning, Evaluation and Ethics

The course is underpinned by the Professional Standards Framework and throughout we will be exploring how this relates to our practice.

Programme delivery and assessment

The PGA TEL is delivered both online and in person through a series of synchronous and asynchronous learning opportunities. All activities and materials are designed to support you in your work towards FHEA. We use Moodle and Teams to share work and ideas throughout the duration of the course.

There will be opportunities for formative feedback throughout the course. The main areas of assessment include the following:

Formative Assessment - Short project plan (approx. 500 words)

Summative assessment - Presentation (20 minutes plus 10 minutes discussion) and Reflective Account (1500 words)

FHEA

The Postgraduate Award in Technology Enhanced Learning (Theory and Application) is accredited by Advance HE, and successful completion of the course leads to the award of Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). The course has been mapped against Descriptor Two of the Professional Standards Framework (PSF). For more information about the accreditation please visit the Advance HE website at https:// advance-he.ac.uk/fellowshipLink opens in a new window.

Key dates

The PGA TEL will run from Monday 21st November 2022. There will be opportunities to come together to share ideas and experiences both in person and online. The key dates for the upcoming cohort can be found here.Link opens in a new window.

Any questions?

If you have any questions about the course or would like any further information please contact the course lead, Jess Humphreys via pgatel@warwick.ac.uk.Link opens in a new window.