Two examples of using templates within EDU projects

Work-based learning hub
Nursing degree programme

In this example, a bespoke Microsoft Word template was designed to support the subject leads and teaching staff involved in the delivery of the Work-based learning foundation apprenticeship programmes across the university.

The template specification, including the branding, use of icons and heading styles, was determined through discussion at an initial workshop of subject leads.  The guide builds on other available resources and focuses on using the built-in activity icons created by the EDU.

Download an example template and the guide for this project.

Nursing degree programme

The Microsoft Word template designed for the nursing degree programme was developed through two highly productive scoping workshops. These workshops ensured that the final template encapsulated the requirements of the team including automatic logos, ALT text, standard iconography (with ALT text) and standardised headers and footer information.

screenshot of suggestions on whiteboard
screenshot of icons

The final design supported effective navigation of learning content across the modules within the programme.

The aim of the team was to enhance the student experience by providing easily accessible and navigable learning content within the virtual learning environment.

screenshot of nursing template
icons used within the template
screenshot of suggestions on whiteboard ×
screenshot of icons ×
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