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eLearning - Applied

For details of this programme, please see our website:

The aims of the programme are to:
- Provide participants with a comprehensive grounding in a range of relevant uses of eLearning in order that they develop the required knowledge and skills to become eLearning practitioners and / or consultants in a tertiary education or industry context:

- Explore and encourage participants to develop the technical, pedagogical and cultural skills needed to design, support and evaluate appropriate eLearning opportunities for students in order that they are able to select and utilise appropriate technologies in order to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population of learners;

- Emphasise the appropriate use of e-learning approaches in each participant`s work and in the work of others in order that they are able to undertake a practitioner based eLearning initiative within their own working practice;

- Encourage the participants to reflect upon their own professional practice.

Entry requirements

Entry to the MSc. Applied eLearning is open to graduates who have achieved an honours degree.

(The first 15 ECTS can be achieved through evidence of professional practice. Please liaise with Roisin Donnelly, programme coordinator in relation to this option).


Part Time - Minimum of 2 academic years.

Timetable / Hours
The programme is offered for part-time study on Tuesdays from 10:00-13:00 over 2 years (unless otherwise indicated).

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
On successful completion of this programme, graduates will be able to engage in research and evaluation of the effective use of eLearning within a Higher Education or industry environment. An integral element of the programme will be to enable design and implementation of effective elearning environments and resources appropriate to the professional context of each participant.

Further enquiries

Dr. Roisin Donnelly
The Learning, Teaching & Technology Centre
DIT 14 Upper Mount Street
Dublin 2
T: 01 402 7886

Subjects taught

Core Modules:

Module Title ECTs Credits
CORE Learning Theories 5
CORE Instructional Design & eAuthoring 10
Creativity and Critical Thinking 5
Optional Strategic Project and Change Management of eLearning 5
Optional Supporting Virtual Communities 5
Optional Trends in eLearning 5
Optional Academic Writing and Publishing 10
CORE Educational Research Design 10
CORE eLearning Project 30 plus 15 ECTs for the ePortfolio

Assessment and Feedback


The Learning, Teaching & Technology Centre, DIT, 14 Upper Mount Street, Dublin 2

Award: MSc in Applied eLearning.

Application date

Closing Date: 30th April 2017

Enrolment and start dates

Start Date: September 2017

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