The EduHack online course aims at empowering educators from every discipline in Higher Education who want to learn how to produce digitally-supported learning experiences, with a focus on fostering collaborative learning and enhanced students engagement

This is a free online course – aimed at helping university educators to produce digitally-supported learning experiences. In this experience, educators work with creative models and approaches to teaching and learning with a focus on fostering collaborative learning and student engagement. The EduHack course is: complete and comprehensive – built on the DigCompEdu Framework action-oriented – participants can assess their digital competences with the DigCompEdu Check-in tool and immediately try out what they have learned easy to begin – participants can start with just one or two activities suitable for a wide range of participants – from newcomers to experienced built around a community – participants can access a ‘safe’ environment for reflection and practice highly flexible – can be made available 24/7 to suit busy academics suitable for assessment and accreditation – through the open badging system

More information about learning achievements is available in the Toolbox page 31-33

Type of providerEuropean project
EQF levelNo applicable
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Workload in hours19
Admission procedureOpen to all
Entry requirements noteNo entry requirements
Price detailsFree
Type of credentialOpen Badge
Learning outcomeEduhack
The course is composed of four areas, and each area foresees a set of activities leading to the digital empowerment of teachers and learners in a collaborative way, as follows: Module Digital resources:
  • Search for OER
  • Modify existing digital content
  • create digital educational resources
  • create and organise digital resources
  • apply open licenses to your resources.
Module Teaching:
  • Design your own eLearning intervention
  • Implement ICT-supported collaborative learning
  • Guide and support students through e-moderation
  • Foster knowledge co-creation among students
  • create and select video resources for your teaching
  • Use games to improve learners engagement.
Module Assessment:
  • Explore digitally supported assessment strategies
  • Experiment different technologies for formative assesssment
  • Analyse evidence on learning activity, performance and progress
  • Use digital technologies to provide targeted feedback to learners
Module Empowering Learners:
  • Critically evaluate online tools
  • Discover the cost of free commercial social media platforms
  • Appreciate opportunities and risks of personalisation in learning
  • check technical accessibility of platforms and resources.
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