Politecnico di Milano
Designing Learning Innovation: an introduction
Politecnico di Milano

Designing Learning Innovation: an introduction


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Susanna Sancassani
Daniela Casiraghi
Federica Brambilla

Instructors: Susanna Sancassani

Beginner level

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16 hours to complete
3 weeks at 5 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Basic theoretical-methodological tools such as Constructive Alignment and the Learning Innovation Network

  • Pedagogical frameworks of the active learning methodology

  • New assessment strategies

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There are 4 modules in this course

The topic of this first week “Why should we carry out Learning Innovation” explores the concept of Learning Innovation and the reasons behind it, trying to find an answer to the question: “why should we need to innovate our teaching?”

What's included

3 videos8 readings2 quizzes3 discussion prompts

In this second week we will look into the topic of Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) and their key role as a guide in the process of designing teaching experiences. We will start from the Constructive Alignment theory to then analyze the Dublin Descriptors and Bloom’s Taxonomies, useful in helping us to create a richer plan for the Intended Learning Outcomes.

What's included

4 videos7 readings3 quizzes2 discussion prompts

The topic of this third week is Assessment of the teaching and learning experience.

What's included

6 videos11 readings3 quizzes2 discussion prompts

In this fourth week we will consider the pedagogical frameworks and their potential use when designing learning innovation.

What's included

9 videos11 readings4 quizzes2 discussion prompts


Susanna Sancassani
Politecnico di Milano
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