Living Education LabOrganization logo: Leiden University

About this minor

This LDE Minor combines the domains of design thinking and technology-enhanced learning and teaching with interdisciplinary group work. You are guided through your individual learning path towards skilled educational innovators and researchers who know their way in the worlds of Education, Technology and Design and are able to apply this knowledge in educational practice. In a multidisciplinary group you will face real-life challenges you have to solve considering all important aspects of three domains involved. The minor consists of two courses:

Watch this video presentation LDE-CEL minor: Living Education Lab for a short introduction of the minor.

Learning outcomes

After completing part A of this minor you will:

  • be able to compare and contrast learning paradigms and their implementation in education
  • know about different educational technologies and their affordances
  • know how these technologies are used for enhanced learning
  • know and understand the phases of Design Thinking and the associated activities and outcomes

After completing part B of this minor you have solved a given challenge, including:

  • specifying different instructional design and pedagogies
  • developing a conceptual design for an EdTech solution
  • applying the Design Thinking process

Required prior knowledge

Students from all disciplines who are interested in education, technology and design thinking are welcome to participate. At the start of the minor the facilitators will compile the groups as diverse as possible so students are complementary in competencies and skills and learn from their peers. There is room for 90 students.

Additional information

  • Theme
  • Credits
    ECTS 30
  • Selection minor
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  • Start date

    4 september 2023

    • Ends
      2 februari 2024
    • Term *
      Minor semester 1
    • Location
    • Instruction language
    • Register between
      16 May, 13:00 - 31 May 2023
    Enrolment period closed
These offerings are valid for students of TU Delft