Content and Interaction for Teaching and Learning

Aim of Module

The module aims to provide a conceptual awareness of the impact of educational interfaces while focusing on the role of visual design, adopting a language-sensitive approach to the development of content online and considering new forms of assessment.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the conceptual decisions defining the development of educational interfaces by implementing associated strategies and tools.
  2. Implement up-to-date principles of user experience design and information design through visuals and text.
  3. Construct an electronic self/peer review assessment (by choosing appropriate criteria to develop a rubric, and using an appropriate LMS activity).
  4. Demonstrate a critical awareness of the online environment as an in-between space where language plays a central role in digital education.
  5. Identify the principles underpinning ‘literacy as social practice’ for the application to the design of teaching and learning strategies in a blended learning environment.

Mode of Assessment

100% Continuous Assessment

Dates for Semester 2

Semester 2

Tuesday 7 March 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Tuesday 14 March 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Optional Tutorial/Lab Thurs 23 March 1-2pm
Saturday 25 March 9.30am – 12.30pm
Optional Tutorial/Lab Thurs 30 March 1-2pm
Tuesday 4 April 6.30pm – 9.30pm


Dr Zeta Dooley

This module is part of the following programmes:

  • Certificate in Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL)
  • MEd in Teaching and Learning

Please note that when you sign up, you will be contacted to accept your place.


12 Jan 2023


School of Education and Lifelong Learning