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Learning Technologies PGCert, by distance learning

University of Leicester

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    University of Leicester

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    18-OCT-21

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

Course description

Learning technology is a vibrant and maturing field of learning innovation; anyone with a stake in education should develop an awareness and understanding of these new technologies. They can provide innovative approaches that enhance learner experience and benefit teachers and institutions. The Postgraduate Certificate in Learning Technologies offers a state-of-the-art survey of the field, providing you with both theoretical underpinnings and practical hands-on experience of the technologies in different learning contexts.

The course focuses on topical aspects of e-learning such as:

  • New approaches to learning design
  • Theoretical perspectives of Technology-Enhanced Learning and Pedagogy
  • The use of Open Educational Resources (OER) and application for Open Learning
  • The implications of social and participatory media for learning, teaching and research

This course is suitable for a range of professionals at all levels of education or training, including primary and secondary schools, further education colleges, universities, community and adult education, corporate, public and not-for-profit organisations.

Teaching and learning

Over the course of the PGCert you will be assessed by:

  • Annotated bibliography
  • Essay
  • Story board

Careers and employability

Our PhD opportunities are very popular with those wishing to pursue a particular research interest at doctoral level.

We are committed to training and developing outstanding teachers. We are proud to be able to support the career progression of so many teachers through the courses we offer, many of whom started their journey with us as PGCE students.

Application deadline

22/10/2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 2,625overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

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