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Get started with digital course design at KTH

A course with digital elements or tools can be designed in many different ways depending on which pedagogical method and course format is used. Here you will find information about common pedagogical methods, course formats, recommendations, accessibility and other important things for digital course design.

Recommendations for teachers

On this page you will find recommendations for digital education at KTH, ​established by the First and Second Cycle Education Committee (GU). Digital education is a joint term for campus education and distance education that uses digital tools.

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For you who are a course assistant

To feel confident in your role as a student employee and assistant at KTH, you may need knowledge of E-learning and pedagogy. You can get support from E-learning when it comes to pedagogy and digital tools. These pages contain information and links you may need.

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Course formats in distance education

KTH's course offerings are digitized to varying degrees. From campus courses with only physical meetings, to blended courses and complete distance courses. Course types at KTH are listed here with an accompanying description.

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Concepts in digital education

In digital education, there are a number of key concepts, such as synchronous or asynchronous learning and assessment activities, which we list and explain on this page. Here you will also find explanations of the central teaching methods Blended learning, Flipped Classroom and hybrid teaching.

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Pedagogical methods

In an increasingly digital world, there is a need to go beyond the classic classroom teaching and look at other pedagogical methods that are designed to take full advantage of digital tools. The use of digital tools can benefit students' different learning styles and increase collaboration within the course.

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Accessibility in courses

Accessibility is important to help students with disabilities, and to meet the requirements of the law about accessible digital public service (the DOS law). Here, you as a teacher will find information and tips on how to adapt your course to be accessible.

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Copyright and teaching material

When searching for images and other material to use in your presentations, it is important that you keep track of copyright. If you do not create your own images or videos, there is free material to search for on the web, which you can use. Read more about open learning resources, copyright and other things that are good to know for a teacher.

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Contact and support for digital education

Do you have questions or do you want guidance on digital learning?

For general support: it-support@kth.se .

For educational support: e-learning@kth.se  (we reply within two days time).

Other contacts for education

If you have other questions about education at KTH, the information is collected on Contacts for education support at KTH .

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