Programme handbooks

These are the two key handbooks for the Digital Education programme. They 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] Digital Education Programme Handbook September 2018

[link] Technologies Handbook (wiki)

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 2018-19

January 2019

[pdf] An introduction to digital environments for learning (458KB)

[pdf] HEA route handbook 2018-19 (589 KB) For IDEL students working in Higher Education

[pdf] Course Design for Digital Environments (216 KB)

[pdf] Digital education in global context (173 KB)

[pdf] Introduction to Social Research Methods (703 KB)

[pdf] Understanding learning in the online environment  (4.3MB)

Previous courses

These handbooks from previous years 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 (360KB)

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

[pdf] Digital futures for learning (567 KB)

[pdf] Education and digital cultures (733KB)

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

[pdf] Learning analytics: process and theory

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

Dissertation guide and documents

(Please note: there is no longer a separate Dissertation Guide – this information is now included in the Programme Handbook)

[pdf] Dissertation Guide, 9th edition (359 KB) (archived edition)

[word] Dissertation proposal form (59 KB)

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