DUT Guide: Learning Design as an educational development methodology


  • Mikkel Godsk Centre for Educational Development, Aarhus University




This guide focuses on Learning Design as an educational development methodology for enhancing teaching and learning and is intended for educational developers and educators with special educational development tasks in higher education. It addresses educators’ often implicit design for learning processes and how they can qualify their designs and learn from and support peers’ design choices. Learning Design involves incorporating pedagogical theory, making explicit design choices, emphasising student learning, utilising design aids and promoting reusability. The guide offers five practical tips for adopting Learning Design in higher education with the ultimate goal of empowering educators to design and share effective and efficient teaching.


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Godsk, M. (2023). DUT Guide: Learning Design as an educational development methodology . Dansk Universitetspædagogisk Tidsskrift, 18(35). https://doi.org/10.7146/dut.v18i35.141522