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LD1005 Digital Presentations and Video in Teaching 2.0 credits

This course is designed to give you an understanding of how multimedia can be used to improve student learning. The course is led by experienced media educators, producers, and researchers - you will get both practical advice and theoretical background on how students understand and process educational multimedia material. The course is mainly aimed at teachers but also other professionals who can benefit from learning the skills to create engaging and effective multimedia learning experiences.

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus LD1005 (Autumn 2023–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The purpose of the course is to develop knowledge and skills to understand, analyse, plan and implement digital tools and multimedia in the teaching. The participants learn basic principles of how multimedia can be used to improve students' learning. Examples of course content:

  • Analysis and creation of presentations and video materials that can be used to support learning.
  • Presentation of various examples, tools and equipment to create simple visualisations.
  • Lectures and demonstrations of technical aspects of multimedial creation, such as camera shots, sound and lighting.

Intended learning outcomes

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

Give an account of how multimedia can be used to improve learning, based on research and the course literature.

Use digital tools and technologies that support learning, and create multimedia-based teaching resources and learning environments.

Understand and analyse how visualisations and animations can enhance students' learning.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

General entry requirements only

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

P, F


  • LEXA - Continuous Assessment, 2.0 credits, grading scale: P, 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.

Continuous assessment. The examination components include e.g. multiple-choice questions, open questions and case assignments. For a final grade, a Pass on all examination components 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 LD1005

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Main field of study

Technology and Learning

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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