PDP: Academic Programme Step 2

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This step introduces you to the fundamental principles of learning design and materials that are known as Open Educational Resources (OERs). You will think about what you need to consider when selecting OERs. You will also be introduced to the Academic Professional Practice strand and how to use a teaching diary.

Online learning design strand: Introducing OERs

Tasks for this Step

  • Watch the narrated PowerPoint on learning design.
  • Watch the webinar Finding and evaluating OERs (1 hour).
  • Next watch the webinar Open Licenses (1 hour).
  • Reinforce and assess your understanding so far by taking Step 2 Quiz.

Resources for this Step

Narrated PowerPoint on learning design [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

Tip: to hear the narration, view the PowerPoint in Slideshow mode.

Finding and evaluating OERs webinar (1 hour).

Open Licenses webinar (1 hour).

APP strand: Teaching diaries

Tasks for this Step

Once you have completed the tasks for this Step you may take the Step 2 Quiz. You will need to attempt the quiz in order to progress to Step 3.

If you have completed the content above, and have time, you may look at these additional resources.

Additional resources - Online Learning Design

Additional resources - Academic Professional Practice

TIDE Guidance on teaching diaries

You may find the case studies written by previous participants on the TIDE programme particularly useful:


Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner