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mtl120 - Costs and Economics of Technology Enhanced Learning (Vollständige Modulbeschreibung)
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Modulbezeichnung Costs and Economics of Technology Enhanced Learning
Modulkürzel mtl120
Kreditpunkte 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
180 hours (self-study: approx. 80 hours; learning activities: approx. 80 hours; participation: approx. 20 hours)
Einrichtungsverzeichnis Institut für Pädagogik
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
Zuständige Personen
Hülsmann, Thomas (Modulverantwortung)
Weitere verantwortliche Personen
Christine Walti
mtl100 Principles, Theory, and Practice of Technology Enhanced Learning
At the end of this course, students should be able to:
  1. Review the expansion of education and the soaring costs of educational provision.
  2. Understand the conceptual framework of Human Capital Theory, the core theory of economics of education.
  3. Identify and measure the cost drivers in TEL and open and distance learning (ODL) systems.
  4. Understand the role of overheads and the problem of cost attribution.
  5. Treat capital costs including the annualization of costs.
  6. Handle the basic cost model and analyze scale economies.
  7. Analyze and compare the cost structure of media and handle a cost model for rapid cost appraisal of a selected media configuration.
  8. Apply costing methodology to net based learning and identify the cost-drivers specific to ODL.
  9. Discuss the impact of net-based learning on the cost-structure of ODL.
  10. Analyze the costs of online student support.
This course presents a study of the economics of technology enhanced learning within the larger context of the economics of education. A variety of methodological approaches (including cost/benefit and cost/effectiveness analysis) are applied within the context of technology enhanced learning environments. A variety of costing techniques and economic models are explored and applied to different institutional forms and levels of distance education and TEL environments.
All course materials will be provided as open education resources (OER).
Unterrichtssprache Deutsch
Dauer in Semestern 15 weeks Semester
Angebotsrhythmus Modul This module will be offered once every semester.
Aufnahmekapazität Modul unbegrenzt
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Pflicht / Mandatory
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Internet-based discussion forums, group activities, learning activities, webinars, selfstudy, online seminars with guest experts
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Proficiency in internet and Microsoft Office use; self-organization skills
Prüfung Prüfungszeiten Prüfungsform
At the end of the semester
Students must successfully complete learning activities (PASS/FAIL) throughout the course, as well as regularly participate in discussion forums and group activities. ECTS points will be awarded upon successful completion of the portfolio, which includes the results of all course learning activities (e.g., brief essay, case study, expert interviews, report, reflective learning journal, small group project, debate, bibliography/annotation). Learning activities will be graded as PASS/FAIL. At mid-semester, students will receive a progress report regarding their status in class, along with feedback for improvement. The final examination grade will be assigned to the portfolio submitted by the student at the end of the semester.
Lehrveranstaltungsform Seminar
Angebotsrhythmus SoSe oder WiSe
Workload Präsenzzeit 56 h