Learning Technologies

Module code: ED7144

Module Coordinators: Dr Palitha Edirisingha

In this module you will study educational and other technologies, their associated affordances/characteristics, and the ways in which they can be used to support different approaches to teaching and learning.

You will gain experience with a range of technologies, critique their relevance to practice, and consider their implications for learning, teaching, and research. You will be provided with ample opportunities to communicate and collaborate with peers through various technologies.

The module is in two parts: 'Technology-Enhanced Learning' and 'Learning Design for the 21st Century'. 


  • Several taught days across the year (dates TBC)
  • Self-directed study
  • Blackboard, the University’s virtual learning environment


  • Annotated bibliography
  • Critical essay
  • Critique of learning design theories
  • Research plan using peer feedback