Programme handbooks

These are the two key handbooks for the MSc in Digital Education programme. These are updated each year, so make sure to check that you have the most recent version if you are referring to a saved copy.

[pdf]MScDE_programmeHandbook_Jan18   (2.1MB)

[link] Technologies handbook (wiki)   

[pdf]HEA route Handbook 2018   (589 KB) *NEW*    For IDEL students working in Higher Education

In addition, these two documents explain the programme’s Personal Tutor system:

[pdf]   Personal tutor handbook for part-time students (64KB)

[pdf]    Personal tutor handbook for full-time students (62KB)


Course handbooks 2017-18

January 2018

[pdf]An Introduction to digital environments for learning  (1.2 MB)

[pdf] Digital education in global context . (162 KB)

[pdf] Digital education strategy and policy  (460 KB)

[pdf] Introduction to digital game base learning  (190 KB)

[pdf] Introduction to social research methods   (formerly Research methods)  (213 KB)

[pdf] Wider themes in digital education  (348 KB)


September 2017 

[pdf]   Course design for digital environments  (867 KB)

[pdf]   Digital futures for learning  (567 KB)

[pdf]   Learning analytics: process and theory   (374 KB)

[pdf]   Research methods  (now renamed Introduction to social research methods)  (291 KB)



These guides from the previous year may also be helpful, but please note that there will be changes to the courses when they run again

[pdf]   Assessment, learning and digital education  (501KB)

[pdf]   Digital student experience (2.6MB)

[pdf]   Education and digital culture  (1.8MB)

[pdf]   Understanding learning in the online environment  (799KB)



Dissertation guide and documents

[pdf] Dissertation Guide 9th_edition  (359 KB)

[pdf] Dissertation proposal form  (59 KB)

[link] School of Education research ethics information, including ethical approval forms