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EdTech: Learning for independent living


This module looks at using technology to support the learning activities of SLDD learners who are working towards living independently.


This module shows you how to design learning to support independent living.


After completing this module you will be able to:
- identify the challenges and opportunities for designing learning for independent living
- employ suitable technology to deliver learning in this context

Digital Teaching Professional Framework

This module covers the EdTech component - F2 : Equality and diversity

  • Address the special needs of individual learners (e.g. dyslexia, ADHD, overachievers) using digital technologies
  • Allow for different learning pathways, levels and speeds when designing, selecting and implementing digital learning activities.
  • Devise individual learning plans and use digital technologies to support these.
  • Adapt communication strategies to the specific audience and be aware of cultural and generational diversity in digital environments
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We greatly appreciate the time taken to provide us with feedback on each module. We regularly review all the feedback provided and use it to inform the development of new modules. Subject to funds being available and other constraints, we will amend existing modules where feedback shows this is required.
19th February 2020
Constance Henry

Our Response: Appreciated!
19th February 2020
Jane Tomlinson

Our Response: Thank you.
4th February 2020 (edited on 4th February 2020)
Rachel Sherwood

iI have learnt a lot about how technology can aid learning for those with disabilities

Our Response: Thanks! Always helpful for us and your peers to read your recommendations.
4th February 2020
Gaillies Codd

the additional resources do not link to the content, but are usful

Our Response: Thank you. We appreciate your feedback. It is important for us to understand how to improve our training modules and, subject to you having given consent, we will be in touch to discuss it further with you. Alternatively, please do not hesitate to contact our Helpdesk on 0330 22 333 63. Understanding your views is important to us.
3rd February 2020
Alistair McNaught

This is an enormously wide topic so very challenging to get into 5 mins module - this is a good summary of key principles that can be applied to a range of other situations.

Our Response: You feedback is important to us and will inform our future development.
22nd January 2020
dawn goodman

Our Response: Thank you for the encouraging feedback!
10th January 2020
Patricia Odell

Our Response: Thank you.
7th January 2020
Julie Meredith

Our Response: Thank you, your feedback is important.
21st December 2019
Matthew Gordon

Our Response: Looks like we did not quite meet your expectations. Thanks for your feedback.
19th December 2019
Lisa Folley

Very useful for adapting in to an independence skill building programme..

Our Response: Thank you for your helpful comments which will inform our ongoing development.
25th November 2019
Sharon Yates

A lot of ideas of what I already do in my practice with SEN students.

Our Response: Thank you we appreciate your comments and have noted them.
19th November 2019
tracy cranston

Our Response: Thank you.
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