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mtl235 - Managing Diversity in Technology Enhanced Learning Environments (Complete module description)
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Module label Managing Diversity in Technology Enhanced Learning Environments
Modulkürzel mtl235
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
180 hours (self-study: approx. 80 hours; learning activities: approx. 80 hours; participation: approx. 20 hours)
Institute directory Department of Educational Sciences
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
Zuständige Personen
Further responsible persons
Jörg Viaden
mtl100 Principles, Theory, and Practice of Technology Enhanced Learning
Skills to be acquired in this module
At the end of the course module, students should be able to:
  1. Articulate a foundational understanding of diversity, social justice, equity, and inclusion within the context of open and distance learning (ODL)
  2. Understand how one is affected by and participates in maintaining systems of oppression, power, and privilege.
  3. Integrate knowledge of the module’s foundational concepts into one’s own higher education practice, specifically within technology enhanced learning (TEL) environments.
  4. Assess current or future diversity services and requirements within TEL environments.
  5. Analyze the importance of diversity management within the institutional system as a whole.
  6. Assess how diversity management depends on a variety of contextual variables, including country, culture, laws, and institutional regulations and policies.
Module contents
This course will explore aspects of diversity (cultures, disabilities, social backgrounds, etc.) and its role as a central task in curriculum development, teaching, research, IT, administration, and education in general. Topics will include theories, context, and dimensions of diversity, as well as issues and strategic implementation of diversity within technology enhanced learning environments.
All course material will be made available as open educational resources (OER).
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 15 weeks Semester
Module frequency This module will be offered once each year.
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
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
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
At the end of the semester
Form of instruction Seminar
Frequency SoSe oder WiSe
Workload Präsenzzeit 56 h