Digital Learning Developer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Durham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 24 Apr 2024

The Role and Department  

Durham University Business School, one of the longest established business schools in the UK, is a multi-disciplinary school characterised by academic excellence, internationally-rated research and superb student support services. The School’s diversity and international standing is reflected in the student intake (with over 110 nationalities); accreditation by AASCB, AMBA and EQUIS; and high positions in the UK and European Business School rankings. Further information about the School can be found at www.durham.ac.uk/business .
The School and wider University is committed to providing a high-quality inclusive teaching experience for all of our students, using digital technologies and pedagogies to their best advantage whenever appropriate. This role will make a significant contribution to this ambition. The successful candidate will provide specialist advi ce and will be responsible for designing, developing, testing and refining high quality digital learning resources, activities, and programmes to support Durham’s diverse student community.

The Digital Learning Developer role is based within the School’s Educational Development Unit which has three key service areas:

  • Partnering with academic colleagues on the design and production of blended and online learning projects (for example our Online MBA programme)
  • Advising academic colleagues on new module/programme learning design or reviews to existing provision
  • Contributing to a wider community of learning and teaching practice within the School (for example workshops, resources, facilitating sharing practice across departments)  

The successful candidate will provide specialist advice and will be responsible for designing, developing, testing and refining high quality digital learning resources, activities, and programmes to support Durham’s diverse student community. You will be experienced in
designing and producing high quality blended and remote, online learning projects with up-to-date knowledge of developments in this field to include pedagogy and technology. You should also have a good understanding of other key aspects of higher education, such as
curriculum design, assessment practices and teaching large cohorts and experience of advising groups, programme teams and individual academic colleagues in relation to this.



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