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Development and Enhancement: Digipath

The Digipath Series

We first began to develop the Digipath series in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We wanted to support our staff in developing their knowledge, skills and confidence in effective and intentional blended learning and how this could be done, at least in part, through Brightspace. 

Module 1

Module 1: Brightspace and the Online Learning Environment 

This module covers Brightspace basics - functions and tools used in every day delivery of learning, teaching and assessment, including electronic management of assessment, including quizzes and TCA, submission of longer written assessment, discussion boards; Turnitin, academic misconduct, poor academic practice; principles of instructional design; applying Brightspace standards; electronic management of assessment (submissions) communication, facilitation, moderation.  

UKPSF Mapping: A1, A4, A5, K2, K3, K4, K6

Module 2

Module 2: Delivery of Learning and Teaching

This module covers pedagogic approaches including flipped classroom, problem based learning, formative assessment, active blended delivery, personalised learning including release conditions and intelligent agents, use of digital devices, classroom technologies, compassionate pedagogies. 

UKPSF Mapping: A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, K2, K3, K4, K5, K6, V1, V3