Sheffield Hallam University: Professional Practice in Digital Teaching and Learning

InstitutionSheffield Hallam University
Department Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught


  • Develop your professional practice through digital learning and teaching.

  • Understand how and why new tools and software are used to teach.

  • Become a creative, effective education professional.

This course is designed for current or future education professionals to enhance their teaching practice as a continuation of the Blackboard eTeacher programme. You'll learn to understand the processes that lie behind the design of e-learning materials, and how you can better implement technology for the benefit of your students.

How you learn

This course is aimed at teaching and education professionals who have completed the Blackboard eTeacher programme. It balances academic knowledge, vocational experience and personal skills development at postgraduate level.

The course has been designed to meet the needs of those teachers, teaching assistants, lecturers and others who use technology regularly in their professional context. It blends face-to-face and distance learning — allowing you convenience and flexibility around your existing commitments.

By the end of the course, you'll be equipped with the theoretical and practical grounding you’ll need to work creatively and effectively in your learning environment.

You learn through

  • asynchronous and synchronous online distance learning experiences

  • problem solving activities

  • workplace-based learning

  • group activities

  • reflection on learning

  • one-to-one support

Applied learning Live projects

Work-based learning is integrated into the course, allowing you to apply your studies to real-world situations.

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