Core Module Information
Module title: Learning Design and Open Education Practices

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

Module code: EDU11131
Module leader: Ingeborg Van Knippenberg
School Department of Learning, Teaching & Enhancement
Subject area group: Learning and Teaching Enhancement


Description of module content:

In this module you will be exploring aspects of learning design and open education practices. Based very much on your own context, you will be considering the constraints and requirements of designing learning within your role and explore opportunities for the use of open education resources. You may also draw on your own instition’s strategies, policies and procedures or wider context of national legislation, standards and frameworks. Developing areas which you have already touched on in previous modules, such as accessibility and usability, intellectual property, open access and copyright, you can pursue your own interests within the module activities and assessments. You will develop hands-on experience of evaluation of online CPD provision in an open course, aiding and enhancing your own professional development.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Design and develop a small-scale blended or online learning experience using evidence-informed approaches according to the constraints and requirements of your context.

LO2: Critically analyse blended and online learning design and development, taking into account key concepts within this and previous modules.

LO3: Critically reflect on how your experience from the perspective of an online learner informs your design and development of blended and online learning.

LO4: Critically engage with open education practices and reflect on their use in your context.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, ONLINE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: ONLINE
Location of delivery: ONLINE
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Ingeborg Van Knippenberg
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Independent Learning Guided independent study 185
Online Groupwork (Independent Study) 10
Online Tutorial 5
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 40 2,3 11 HOURS= 00.00
Report 60 1,4 13 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 1500
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
EDU11131 Learning Design and Open Education Practice (2022-23)