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​​Introduction to Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (International)

Fully online, certificate of credit from Edinburgh Napier University

The opportunity to deepen your understanding and develop your teaching practice


This is module is for anyone working with students in a higher education setting and looking to enhance their academic practice.​


“I found that students’ learning initiative, enthusiasm and interest were greatly improved, and their test scores became considerable”
Ma Ji, Guangxi University of Science and Technology

ILTHE_International_Flyer2020.pdfDownload the ILTHE(I) Advertising Flyer [July 2020] 

EDU11204ModuleDescriptor.pdfDownload the ILTHE(I) Module Descri​ptor


The module includes:

  • Introduction to educational theory
  • Student-centred active learning
  • Developing strategies for student engagement
  • Practicalities of session planning
  • Reflective practice


What would you gain from studying this module?

  • Deeper understanding of student-centred active learning approaches and how they can be applied to practice in a range of contexts
  • Increased confidence in developing academic practice in changing contexts
  • Active and engaged students


What are the benefits to your institution?

  • Application of research-based education approaches
  • Improved student experience and engagement


What are the benefits to your students?

  • An active and engaging learning experience
  • Better supported learning


In this elongated (October to June) 20-credit MSc-level module​ we will support you to: build a community of inquiry and engage in peer support; analyse, reflect on, and enhance your practice; and develop more engaging and effective teaching approaches.


You will work through interactive content provided via our VLE (Virtual Learning Environment), discuss your learning with fellow participants, and be supported by regular webinars. Regular homework assignments support your preparation of two formative assignments and the feedback helps your prepare your summative (graded) assignment.


Current participants have commented on how much the engagement of their students has improved since they have started implementing approaches they learned about in our module, making the learning experience so much more enjoyable for both student and lecturer and leading to improved assessment results.


For more information please contact us at dlte@napier.ac.uk

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