Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Online distance learning community

Internal University network supporting teaching and support staff involved with online distance education.

This page covers:
Bursaries for Introduction to Digital Environments for Learning course
Support for online distance learning community
Upcoming ODL networking and training events

Bursaries for Introduction to Digital Environments for Learning course

Introduction to Digital Environments for Learning (IDEL) bursaries are open to all staff at the University who are working in or considering developing an Online Distance Learning (ODL) programme. This course is worth 40 credits and is the foundation element of the MSc in Digital Education.

In addition, applications will be considered to fund a 20-credit course, for those who have previously been awarded an IDEL bursary.

The next deadline os Tuesday 31st October 2017 (for January 2018 intake).

Support for online distance learning (ODL) community

The Online Distance Learning (ODL) community is supported by the Head of Academic Development for Digital Education who coordinates resources, networking opportunities and events. Our remit is to support the whole of the ODL community which includes:

  • staff involved in supporting or teaching on existing online distance learning courses/programmes
  • staff developing new online distance learning courses/programmes
  • staff considering developing new online distance learning courses/programmes

Please contact our Head of Academic Development for Digital Education if you have any questions or suggestions about this work.

ODL Contact

  • Head of Academic Development for Digital Education

Contact details

Online distance learning community mailing list

The online learning mailing list is a managed communication channel for all staff interested in online learning. It communicates current online learning developments, ODL, and general information to the wider staff community. It is open to all University of Edinburgh staff members.

To be added to this list, please email: IAD.ODLstaff@ed.ac.uk

Forthcoming events

Please see the online distance learning community events page:
 

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