Core Module Information
Module title: Supporting the Blended and Online Student Experience

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: EDU11111
Module leader: Imi Dencer-Brown
School Department of Learning, Teaching & Enhancement
Subject area group: Learning and Teaching Enhancement


Description of module content:

In this module you will be addressing the challenges of being a blended or online learner. You will get opportunities to engage with approaches to supporting students who have a diverse range of cultural, interdisciplinary and technological backgrounds and gain a thorough appreciation of the current broader educational debates.

Addressing accessibility needs, but also incorporating inclusive learning design for blended and online courses, you will get a hands-on experience as both a teacher and a student.

Additionally, you will get a unique opportunity to engage in peer assessment and feedback, thereby gaining an appreciation of design and purpose of student-led teaching.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Evidence a comprehensive and critical understanding of key factors in student diversity, analysing their implications for supporting learners in blended and online contexts

LO2: Analyse, apply and reflect upon online facilitation skills that prompt student engagement, promote understanding, and demonstrate sensitivity to individual needs

LO3: Critically evaluate institutional and departmental arrangements for meeting the educational and wider support needs of online and blended learners

LO4: During the design or appraisal of new or existing courses, critically consider the complex student support issues that arise in blended and online learning

LO5: Contextualise student support in blended and online learning in relation to broader current educational debates

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, ONLINE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: ONLINE
Location of delivery: ONLINE
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Imi Dencer-Brown
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Guided independent study 100
Online Groupwork (Scheduled) 60
Online Guided independent study 40
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Discussion/Participation 60 1,2,3 13 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2500
Report 40 4-5 14/15 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 60
Component 2 subtotal: 40
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
EDU11111 Supporting the Blended and Online Student Experience