Inside Digital Higher Education: Self-Assessment Guide for Educators
Dublin City University
  • Start Date: 30 Jan, 2023
  • 2 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos

Learn how to respond to the changing digital learning landscape and gain the skills needed for self-assessment in education.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Harness the potential of digital teaching and learning at your institution

In recent years, there has been an increased focus on digital teaching and learning in higher education. This two-week course will help you as an educator develop strategic institutional responses to the changing digital learning landscape.

You’ll be guided through the processes of strategy development, current practices of self-assessment, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement in the area of digitally enhanced teaching and learning.

This interactive course will also give you the opportunity to learn from the experiences of other institutions and discuss your own experiences and challenges with your peers.

Delve into digital learning

You’ll start by exploring your own context to understand what your institution wants from digital education.

Next, you’ll unpack the changing digital landscape to explore the enablers and barriers to digital transformation. With this knowledge, you’ll learn how to develop an effective digital education strategy.

Hone your teaching practices in digital education

To help develop your teaching, you’ll explore the digital education self-assessment tools and instruments you can use to foster a culture of continuous improvement.

Through real-life case studies, you’ll learn how to use the tools to conduct institutional self-assessments and develop a toolkit for best practice.

Learn from the experts at DIGI-HE and Dublin City University

Throughout the course, you’ll be guided by the specialists at DIGI-HE and Dublin City University.

With their expertise, you’ll finish the course with the knowledge and skills to become a successful digital teacher.

This course is designed for managers, quality assurance officers, and senior educational leaders with responsibility for leading digital learning and teaching in higher education institutions.

It will also be beneficial for those in training and vocational organisations.

Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

Dublin City University

This university is part of the partnership between eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn.

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

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