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Digitalization and Implementation Processes in School I (DIP I) 7,5 Credits

This course prepares educational leaders, teachers, and researchers to make informed decisions and take well-balanced actions regarding the digitalization of education. Digitalization of educational settings is a burning question worldwide. Despite global divides, schools in many countries have a relatively long history of using digital devices. The course will explore the role and functions of digital tools, and how these are implemented in every day teaching and learning. In addition to a comparison of national and regional regulations and goals, usage of digital resources at the local level will be explored.

Digitalization and Implementation Processes in School 1 (DIP, 1) is an advanced level course focusing on theoretical issues on macro, meso and micro levels regarding digitalization of education. The follow-up course, Digitalization and Implementation Processes in School 2 (DIP, 2), is focused on practice, and the realization of implementation processes.

Course Contents

  • Digitalization processes in school at a macro level. Policy and legislative issues
  • Digitalization processes in school at a meso level. Motives and arguments for digitalization
  • Digitalization processes in school at a micro level. Communication and learning inside and outside the classroom
  • Leadership and teacher education issues
  • The digital and media landscape on the market and in school


General entry requirements and a bachelor’s degree or professional qualification (from an accredited university) of at least 180 ECTS credits with a minimum of 90 credits in educational sciences, social sciences, or related field, including independent, theoretical based work, i.e. a thesis or the equivalent. Proof of English proficiency is required. Exemption is granted from the requirement in Swedish.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: LD1R29
The course is conducted at: School of Education and CommunicationLast modified 2019-11-28 15:31:35