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Educational Design and Engagement

Educational Design and Engagement

Enriching the student learning experience & supporting development of on campus and online courses.

Develop your online course design skills at the Digital Skills Festival

Online Course Production and Educational Design and Engagement are hosting three events as part of the University’s first Digital Skills Festival.

Digital Skills and Training are hosting a programme of online digital skills events. These are free to attend for all University staff and students. The festival takes place during the week of Monday 24 May 2021.

Digital Skills Festival

ABC Learning Design Online

Join us for an overview of the ABC Learning Design process. You will explore how Online Course Production runs learning design workshops to design courses with both large and small teams, and the way these workshops now work online.

Time: Thursday 27 May 2021, 9:30am
Full session synopsis: ABC Learning Design Online
Book a space: ABC Learning Design Online

Transactional Distance: Moderating Discussion Boards To Engage A Community

Transactional Distance can cause student experience, satisfaction, course engagement and completion to plummet according to varied research and work done at the University of Edinburgh. You are invited to join this workshop where you will learn how to make the most of Learn in order to engage your community of learners.

Time: Thursday 27 May 2021, 1pm
Full session synopsis: Moderating Discussion Boards To Engage A Community
Book a space: Moderating Discussion Boards To Engage A Community

How To Create An Online Course: Readability Test

Readability is an essential design element for any online course! In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore readability and narrative voice and learn how to improve the readability score of your written content. Join us for an introduction to the How to Create an Online Course MOOC running from June 2021 on FutureLearn.

Time: Thursday 27 May 2021, 3:30pm
Full session synopsis: How To Create An Online Course
Book a space: How To Create An Online Course


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