PAR-40013 - Educational Media Design
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Level: Level 7
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2024/25

Participants will learn how to evaluate educational media and be given the opportunities to develop their own media project for a group of learners of their choice.

This module will explore the role of educational media in teaching, introduce the basic principles of the design and production of instructional materials, and will involve students in practical work producing a range of teaching materials.

Talis Aspire Reading List
Any reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Analyse different types of media with reference to the literature and subsequently justify their individual choice of media for their project: 1
Judge and critique the effectiveness of their chosen media project: 1,2
Design and develop educational media for use by a student group in their chosen educational setting: 2
Summarise and appraise their project with peers on the module: 2

Study hours

Active Learning:
On line tutorials and group study 10 hours (asynchronous)
6 hours on-line peer review, evaluation and assessment (synchronous)
Evaluation of project with chosen learners 10 hours (asynchronous)
Independent study, research and assignment preparation 74 hours (asynchronous)
Design and development of media project 50 hours (asynchronous)

School Rules

Graduate or equivalent, currently involved in the education of health professionals; Students must have completed a suitable introductory course in medical education (e.g. Teaching the Teachers, education module of other taught courses).

Description of Module Assessment