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Learning Technologies in Healthcare Education

Gain an in depth and critical understanding through practical experience of the potential for taking a learning technologies approach in healthcare education.

  • Learn to develop and evaluate learning and teaching that involves learning technologies through hands-on experience
  • Gain a broad conceptual and experiential understanding of the application of learning technologies in teaching, learning and assessment with specific reference to healthcare
  • You will undertake a portfolio of work for assessment including: contextual statement; review of selected learning technologies; learning technologies project plan and development schedule; evaluation plan; reflective writing; and supporting evidence
  • You will attend on-site workshops (18 hours) combined with online support and peer group activities (2 hours) and individual tutorial support (2 hours)

Learning technologies are new approaches to enhancing teaching & learning and might include e-learning, simulation, the use of digital media and social networking, and technology in the classroom including interactive whiteboards and audience response systems. This is not a technical module, and participants will not need to have any particular technical skills other than a willingness to explore new approaches in their teaching practice.

Induction module

Before completing the course, you will undertake our Induction and Professional Development module, introducing you to all the underpinning regulations, guidance and support available to you during your postgraduate study.

Key Facts


Nicky Tiwana / Jessica Simpson


Professor David DaviesLink opens in a new window

CATS: 20

Code: MD969


28th Nov 2022 - 8th Feb 2023

One taught day on campus, four taught online half-days.


Mon 28th Nov 2022


Wed 14th Dec 2022 - 9:30-12:30pm synchronous

Wed 11th Jan 2023 - 9:30-12:30pm synchronous

Wed 25th Jan 2023 - 9:30-12:30pm synchronous

Wed 8th Feb 2023 - 9:30-12:30pm synchronous

4,000-word portfolio to be submitted 12 weeks following the taught sessions

Next Course Start Date:

Monday 28th November 2022Link opens in a new window

Application Deadline: 28/10/2022

How to apply

Funding Opportunities

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