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Educational Software (revised 2017)

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The aim of the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) programme is to allow teachers to prove they possess the basic skills to develop and teach academic courses. Module 21 contains the basis of the development of education. The course focuses on learning how to develop and stimulate active learning.


The main topics of study considered in light of the above learning outcomes are:

  • Educational Principles
  • Design of educational software such as electronic instruction manuals, serious gaming, VR training, drills, and tutor agents and tutorials
  • Educational software for specific learners such as children, elderly, mentally or physically challenged individuals
  • Evaluation of education software


The module provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in the following areas:

  1. Obtain understand of major learning principles, theories, and approaches
  2. Identify key factors of successful educational software design and deployment
  3. Apply theories, principles, and approached into an appropriate design of educational software system
  4. Establish an appreciation of state-of-art developments in the area of educational software design.

Educational Technology

Technische Universiteit Delft

  • author = {Willem-Paul Brinkman and Charles van der Mast},
  • title = {Educational Software (revised 2017)},
  • publisher = {Technische Universiteit Delft},
Willem-Paul Brinkman and Charles van der Mast Educational Software (revised 2017) Technische Universiteit Delft

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