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This module is of benefit to you if you are a professional healthcare practitioner with a role in education who has an interest in the use of technology enhanced learning.

Benefits of taking the module to the individual, the organisation and the patient

This module is mapped to the Framework for Technology Enhanced Learning (Department of Health 2011) to ensure that technology in healthcare patient and service outcomes are identified within six key principles;

1. Patient centred and service driven

2. Are educationally coherent

3. Are innovative and evidence based

4. Deliver high quality educational outcomes

5. Deliver value for money

6. Ensure equity of access and quality of provision

What you learn 

You are supported to develop aspects of or a whole e-enabled learning object using open source software. You work in interactive workshops using the technology guided by a team of staff who have first-hand experience of developing open educational materials using open source software.

General areas covered

  • Pedagogies of education for web based educational media and online learning
  • Strengths and limitations of web based learning media
  • Copyright and intellectual property
  • Disruptive innovations/ ensuring e-learning projects enhance traditional learning, support existing teaching methods and provide valuable accessible reference points

Introduction to the following technologies:

  • mLearning
  • eLearning
  • Simple website development
  • Augmented reality
  • Interactive e-learning packages
  • TED-ed
  • The uses of You-Tube
  • Social Networking
  • QR codes
  • Mobile Apps
  • Tablet computing
  • Creating live polls to classroom questions

Skills gained for the workplace, technical skills or academic skills 

To get the most out of this module we would like you to have an idea of an actual educational resource you would like to develop using technology enhanced learning relevant to your workplace. Examples that might be helpful are ‘developing web based resources such as a webpage, an interactive book or package to deliver a particular training need in your practice’. You need to be someone who feels comfortable with basic computer skills but don't need to be someone that can write computer code!

For further details please click here -

Fees and Funding for 2021/22

Indicative price for stand-alone module

Home student: £710

EU / International students: £1,205- this is part-time study and therefore cannot provide sponsorship for Tier 4.


This module attracts Workforce Development / Workforce Transformation funding WDF/WTF by the following schemes:

How to apply

To apply for a self-funded place, please complete and return the application form below:

To apply for a Workforce Development / Workforce Transformation funding WDF/WTF funded place, please complete and return the relevant application form below:

Further information and Workforce Development Funding / CPD Funding online application form

  • Entry requirements

    • Relevant professional qualification
    First degree or equivalent
    • Relevant work experience
    3 years post qualification experience (part time equivalent)
    • Relevant workplace opportunities and organisational support

    (The above must be evidenced in the applicants application form)

    International students must have reliable internet access and supply IELTS scores of at least IELTS 6.5.

  • Attendance

    Delivery Method:

    Blended Learning this module will involve a limited number of face-to-face study days supported by online distance learning activities

    View our statement on notional study hours »

    Provisional timetable

    This module is planned to commence delivery September 2021 and includes 5 mandatory half days attendance at the University over a 10 week period.


    View our statement on timetable changes »

  • Assessment

    Module assessment is made up of one or more assessment tasks. The assessment task(s) for this module are:

    • Project Work

    Successful completion of this module will earn you 15 level 7 credits

Further details

For further information please contact the module leader Dr Patrick Marshall - or contact the student experience team:

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