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DM2730 Technology Enhanced Learning 7.5 credits

This course offers an understanding of key perspectives, theoretical foundations and concepts associated with the use of technology for learning and teaching. It provides in-depth, cross­disciplinary coverage of the field of technology enhanced learning in the intersection of technology, education, psychology, computer science, human-computer-interaction and applied social science. The course emphasizes contemporary perspectives, and includes selected topics such as learning theory, artificial intelligence in education, mobile learning, game-based learning, learner sourcing, MOOCs, and learning analytics.

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus DM2730 (Autumn 2022–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • The history of TEL.
  • Relation to various theories of learning.
  • Learning analytics.
  • Question-based learning.
  • Learnersourcing.
  • Simulations for learning.
  • Ethics and privacy.

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

  • describe historical and contemporary perspectives on Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)
  • describe the theoretical foundations of TEL
  • plan, design and evaluate TEL systems
  • critique and apply TEL research in various learning settings.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Knowledge and skills in programming, 6 credits, equivalent to completed course DD1337/DD1310-DD1318/DD1321/DD1331/DD100N/ID1018.

Knowledge in basic computer science, 6 credits, equivalent to completed course DD2325/DD1320/DD1325/DD1327/DD2325/ID1020/ID1021.

Active participation in a course offering where the final examination is not yet reported in LADOK is considered equivalent to completion of the course.

Registering for a course is counted as active participation.

The term 'final examination' encompasses both the regular examination and the first re-examination.

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • PRO1 - Project, 4.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars, 3.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

For final course grade, attendance and active participation in at least 80% of the seminars is required.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

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Course web DM2730

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Main field of study

Computer Science and Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: