DIT MSc in Applied eLearning wins International Award


5th October 2012:  The DIT programme, MSc in Applied eLearning, has won a prestigious International E-Learning Award for Blended Learning.  The announcement was made at the Annual Interactive Collaborative Learning Conference which took place in Villach, Austria last week.LTTC_Logo161x197

The International E-Learning Awards (IELA) are presented each year for the best work in e-learning, mobile learning, and blended learning, in two divisions: Academic and Business/Industry.  Submissions are evaluated by the IELA Awards Committee, and the Awards are made on the basis of criteria including educational soundness and effectiveness; usability; and overall significance.

The DIT MSc programme, which was developed by the Learning Teaching and Technology Centre, was outright winner in the Blended Learning category.  Delivered on a part-time basis over two years, the format combines face-to-face tutorials and workshops with a range of online activities in a fully supported, collaborative online learning environment.   The Programme is coordinated by Dr Roisin Donnelly.  Colleagues Dr Kevin O’Rourke and Muireann O’Keeffe who also teach on the programme collaborated with Roisin on the successful Award submission.


LTTC_Cert509x395 The International E-Learning Association (IELA) was founded in 2007 and is dedicated to advancing the knowledge and practice of e-learning in the classroom and the workplace. With members hailing from every continent —and from the realms of business, industry, government, and academia— the IELA is a vibrant and diverse community of e-learning professionals, researchers, and students. The aim of their International E-Learning Awards is to help set the standard for innovative, effective e-learning.

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