Rethink and enhance assessment with digital technologies on Facilitating and Assessing Learners' Digital Competencies online course

The third module Facilitating and Assessing Learners' Digital Competencies focuses on usage of digital technologies and strategies to enhance assessment by enabling learners to use digital technologies creatively and responsibly for information, communication, content creation, well-being and problem solving.

During the 3rd module of the Digitally Competent Educators short learning programme you will consider how digital technologies can enhance existing assessment strategies and create or facilitate innovative assessment approaches.

Facilitating and Assessing Learners' Digital Competencies (5 ECTS) enhances your ability to use digital technologies to incorporate learning activities, assignments and assessments, which require learners to adapt new digital competences required in diverse learning needs.

  • Next course: 11.10.–20.12.2021 
  • Study credits: 5 ECTS
  • EQF level: 7
  • Study fee: € 75

The course is fully online. It is open to anyone involved in education and training around the world with Bachelor level knowledge in the field of education. 

The course is developed and implemented jointly by the University of Jyväskylä (Finland) and Universidade Aberta (Portugal). For further information, please contact our study services at HelpJYU online customer service.


Next course will start in October 2021. 

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How you will benefit from this course

  • You will know how to work in digital environments safely and responsibly and evaluate the credibility and reliability of sources of data, information and digital content.
  • You will be able to design and implement learning activities that generate data for various digital assessment formats and also analyse and interpret evidence on learners’ activity and progress.
  • You can facilitate feedback and assess & adapt your teaching strategies with a help of digital technologies and enable diverse learners to identify areas of improvement.
Facilitating and Assessing Learners' Digital Competencies