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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.

Module dates

27/11/2023 - 13/03/2024 Required days on campus 27/11/2023 and 13/13/2023 Required days online 10/01/2024, 07/02/2024 and 06/03/2024.


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

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