Executive Education

Developing Digital Artefacts for Learning

8 weeks
8 weeks
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Course description

Developing Digital Artefacts for Learning

Technology is changing the way education is delivered, and the pace of this change is accelerating. Technologies allow educators to access new paradigms of education, enabling state-of-the-art forms of learning and assessment, and optimising long-standing education workflows. The goal of this module is to understand how to implement thoughtful and effective digital artefacts for learning in an education landscape underpinned by technology.

Suitability - Who should attend?

In order to be eligible for the Applied Data Science for Learning Environments Postgraduate Micro-credential short course, you will need to possess (or be predicted to obtain) an upper second-class degree or equivalent from a UK university or recognised international institution.

You may also be eligible to apply with a lower second class degree plus 2 years’ work experience in design, computing or education, or no degree plus 5 or more years’ work experience in the above areas.

Standard English language requirements also apply. If English is not your first language, you must also have an up-to-date English language test certificate. We accept Academic IELTS certificates with a grade of 6.5 and no less than 6.0 in any band. Other forms of English language certificates are accepted.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Once you have finished this 8-week course, you will be awarded an official University of Birmingham Postgraduate Micro-credential certificate (worth 10 academic credits) and a transcript. You will be able to use these academic credits to apply for advanced entry to the University of Birmingham’s full Online PGCert Design for Learning Environments qualification.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Appreciate contemporary technologies used in education.
  • Evaluate technologies that could be used in education for feasibility, viability and desirability.
  • Appreciate web security and its implications for education.
  • Understand a range of technology standards.
  • Specify, design and implement a digital artefact for education.
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT Birmingham West Midlands

University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact...

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