About this module


The module will enable students to:

  • Develop an in depth and critical understanding of the potential for taking a learning technologies approach in a unit of teaching.
  • Develop broad conceptual and experiential understanding of the application of learning technologies in teaching, learning and assessment with specific reference to healthcare.
  • Demonstrate a capability to develop and evaluate learning & teaching that involves learning technologies.

Learning outcomes

Students will:

  • Conduct a review of the use of learning technologies, showing an awareness of current debates and issues surrounding the use of learning technologies in healthcare education.
  • Critically analyse opportunities and constraints when using learning technologies, showing understanding of the educational theory and evidence when selecting approaches.
  • Plan and develop a learning technology resource and/or activity to support a clearly defined healthcare learning need.
  • Critically review the appropriate use of social networking and online collaborative activities in the healthcare education domain.
  • Demonstrate appropriate understanding of patient consent and IPR issues when using and sharing learning resources and activities.
  • Demonstrate appropriate evaluation skills to assess the effectiveness of a learning technologies approach.
  • Show clear and effective communication skills in written and online media.

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