When designing your learning environment the primary factors that influence the final product include:
- Personal – your areas of expertise and specific interests will influence where you place more emphasis.
- Institutional – your institution will have its own set of standards and expectations, usually laid out by the Learning and Teaching department.
- Governmental – funding, assessment and curriculum bodies such as SQA will have clear expectations of your delivery. At some point during the life of your course you will be required to demonstrate that you have met these expectations.
- Industry/external – industry professional bodies and employers are becoming more involved in the direction that education is taking. Involvement of appropriate bodies and organisations is an excellent way to ensure that employer requirements are aligned with curriculum delivery thus increasing the possibility that our learners will be successful in gaining employment post education.
All efforts have been made to ensure materials created by the EDU comply with current accessibility guidelines (JISC: Support for learners with disabilities).
If further assistance is required with accessibility matters please contact the student support section in your academic partner UHI: Accessing learner support.
Unless otherwise stated all external links will open in a new tab/window
We welcome any comments on how to improve this unit. Please feel free to pass these on at any time.
If you have any difficulty viewing this resource please contact EDU (firstname.lastname@example.org) with:
- the name of the resource;
- a description of the problem (please give as much detail as possible);
- the section of the resource where the problem occurred;
- your internet browser (you can check your browser version at: http://detectmybrowser.com/).
UHI provides links to external sources of information and may refer to specific Web sites, products, processes or services within this resource. Such references are examples and are not endorsements and whilst every effort is taken to ensure the accuracy of information provided UHI is not responsible for any of the content or guidance. You are advised to exercise caution.
Download a copy of this resource in PDF format.
You can also print individual pages by printing directly from the browser.