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Blended Learning Essentials: Developing Digital Skills

A course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to support the development of learners’ digital skills in the workplace.

Blended Learning Essentials: Developing Digital Skills

Why join the course?

Almost every job now involves a range of digital skills, yet employers report a shortage in skilled new starters. This course will enable you, as a teacher or trainer to develop your learners’ digital skills for successful employment and progress in the modern workplace. Through real-life case studies, resources and practical support you’ll be able to help your learners manage their online identity and digital information required for their work. We’ll show you how to assist learners to create digital content and provide you with tools for communicating effectively and working collaboratively.

Who is this accredited by?

The CPD Certification Service (member): This course is seeking accreditation from the CPD Certification Service, which will mean it can be used to provide evidence of your continuing professional development.

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Enable teachers and trainers to develop their learners to acquire the digital skills needed in the workplace - to manage personal online identity
  • Enable teachers and trainers to develop their learners to acquire the digital skills needed in the workplace - to manage digital information
  • Enable teachers and trainers to develop their learners to acquire the digital skills needed in the workplace - to create digital content
  • Enable teachers and trainers to develop their learners to acquire the digital skills needed in the workplace - to use tools and techniques for working collaboratively
  • Collaborate on models for teaching of digital skills in practice
  • Support teachers and trainers in the VET sector in developing their digital skills

Who is the course for?

This course is open to everyone but particularly aimed at those working in the Vocational Education and Training sector, including: further education, skills training, vocational education, workplace learning and lifelong learning or adult education.

Time commitment

The course is designed to be completed in around 4 hours per week. All activities have recommended times and there are plenty of resources and activities for you to explore further if you’d like to do more on a particular topic. You can join at any time during the course and you will continue to have access for 4 weeks after you sign up.

Who will you learn with?

Diana Laurillard

Chair of Learning with Digital Technology, Knowledge Lab, UCL IOE.
Developing a global community of teachers around the Learning Designer

Twitter: @thinksitthrough
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Neil Morris

Director of Digital Learning and Professor of Educational Technology at the University of Leeds. For more information see: http://www.education.leeds.ac.uk/people/academic/morris

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Who developed the course?

As one of the UK’s largest research-based universities, the University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and a centre of excellence for teaching.

Founded in 1902, as a teacher training college in London, the IOE is now a world-class research and teaching institution.

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  • Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes

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  • Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you're eligible