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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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MEDU04 Mediated learning environments 5 ECTS
Organised by
Master's Degree Programme in Media Education
Other Studies
Person in charge
University lecturer

Learning outcomes

After completing the course students will understand:

- How learning environments are changing and mediated in education
- Theoretical foundations of collaborative and social learning environments in education
- The problems and challenges of digitalized learning environments
- The intertwining of formal and informal learning environments in everyday life
- The principles of designing learning environments


Learning environments are studied from the sociocultural perspective. Students get to know the basic ideas of learning support systems and learning tools and evaluate those critically in changing societal and cultural spheres. During the course students will make an analyses or development project of new learning environment in formal or informal learning settings.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 8 h 6 h
Independent work 121 h 0 h

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
Project / practical work 
In English
In English

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Class attendance, readings and team-based project.

Study materials

A package of contemporary readings from academic journals and books.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Education
School of Communication, Media and Theatre
School of Communication, Media and Theatre
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Education