University Expert Degree in Digital Education

An innovative view of education from the perspective of new technologies
University Expert Degree in Digital Education
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University Expert Degree in Digital Education

You will learn the latest trends in education

Digital transformation has changed the paradigm of all sectors, and education is no different. In order to adapt teaching methods to our new reality, Nebrija University offers this expert program in digital education.

Participants will acquire a solid methodological basis in the use of technologies for teaching, learning and training, learning to optimize the use of tools and their application in their daily work. With the improvement in these skills, the professional will acquire the necessary skills to be able to act in both virtual and hybrid environments.


  • Acquire the theoretical knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to practice the teaching profession using digital technologies and virtual environments.
  • Encourage a positive and critical attitude in the integration of technology in the classroom for different educational stages.
  • Have an advanced level of knowledge of the technology and methodologies that support Digital Education.
  • Ability to develop educational strategies in digital and hybrid scenarios.
  • Promote collaboration with other professionals in the educational field.
  • Promote the understanding of the relationships between learning methodologies, the context and the characteristics of the group-class and student.
  • Apply research methods for solving specific problems in the field of distance learning.
  • Know and know how to apply technological options for teaching.
  • Know how to apply the principles of narration and oratory in virtual settings.
  • Develop basic digital teaching skills, aligned with current European frameworks.

Program curriculum 625 hours (25 ECTS)

Subject 1 Digital Pedagogy

Adaptation of teaching methodologies and strategies to the digital field from a theoretical-practical point of view. /p>

  • Teaching methodologies
  • E-learning.
  • B-learning.
  • M-learning.
  • T-learning.
  • Hybrid teaching.
  • PLE.
  • Applied learning theories.
  • Instructional design and teaching strategies.

Subject 2 Tools for teaching, learning and training

Integration of digital tools for teaching, learning and training depending on the objective pursued by the teacher. Use of tools related to management, content creation, communication, collaboration and evaluation.

  • Learning Management Systems.
  • Author tools: content design and video editing.
  • Usability and accessibility.
  • Augmented reality, gamification and new trends.

Subject 3 Digital narrative

Application of digital narrative in the educational field, from an interdisciplinary approach.

  • Generation of ideas and tools for use.
  • Types of speeches in the digital context. Storytelling.
  • Choosing words..
  • Typography and tyle rules. References and citations: IT managers of bibliographic references.
  • Review of the writing text.

Subject 4 Public speaking in digital settings

Effective communication strategies in digital environments for teaching.

  • Essential elements of public speaking.
  • Characteristics of a good speaker.
  • Efficient communication.
  • Barriers in digital communication.
  • The challenge of gestural communication in online environments.
  • Emotional speaking: getting to know the audience.
  • Secondary elements: pauses and dramatization.
  • Improvisation.
  • Taking care of your voice.

Subject 5 Digital teaching skills

Development of digital teaching competences through current frameworks and professional competence development.

  • Digital Teaching Competence Framework.
  • Technological skills.
  • Soft Skills for teaching.

Teaching methodology

Nebrija University has its own and differential teaching methodologies framework that is focused on the student, and whose orientation is participatory and significant. These methodologies seek to create a hybrid and flexible environment in which teachers and students are immersed in a much closer educational experience. This experiential learning model is at the same time rigorous and transversal, and is aligned with the philosophy and principles of the university: closeness, humanism, academic rigor, transversality, and learning by doing.

This program is taught with the Blended Learning methodology, with a suitable format for a better work-life balance.

The lectures are taught by expert professors with extensive professional experience and who combine knowledge, experience and pedagogical vocation. In this way, the program is taught from a real perspective and from close and specialized knowledge of business practice.

Online Sessions

  • Community-oriented model and synchronous advancement of the group.
  • Development of critical thinking skills.
  • Flexibility.
  • Implementation of participant-centered strategies.
  • Problem-solving from different approaches.
  • Collaborative work to achieve learning objectives.
  • Replacement of the space/time base structure with one based on content.
  • It breaks geographical barriers and incompatibility of schedules, which allows time optimization and consequent savings in these costs.
  • The teaching staff is a “true facilitator”, it has a triple role of educator, facilitator and tutor and becomes the reference and support center for the student. Communication with the teaching staff becomes permanent and individualized. This continuous flow of information between professor and student constitutes one of the keys to the success of this methodology.
  • Rigorous planning, monitoring, control and evaluation. The development of the program responds to a planning that the students can consult in advance in the virtual classroom. Synchronized advancement of the group, all the students begin, share and finish the same program together so that the creation and maintenance of a group climate is possible.
  • Interactive and participatory method. The tools used and the activities proposed (debates, discussions, forums, brainstorming, interviews, group cases, etc.) give the participant a suitable environment so that he/she feels free to ask questions and share his/her experiences with the rest of the classmates at any time.
  • Dynamic, motivating and satisfying learning process.


Cristina Villalonga Gómez Cristina Villalonga Gómez Professor Mar Castro Mar Castro Professor Rubén Sáez Rubén Sáez Professor Lorena Lorena Delgado Reverón Professor Laura Galán Hidalgo Laura Galán Hidalgo Professor
Patricia Ibáñez Ibáñez Patricia Ibáñez Ibáñez Professor Lorena Martín Iglesias Lorena Martín Iglesias Professor Araceli Prieto Guerrero Araceli Prieto Guerrero Professor Sonia Rodríguez Fernández Sonia Rodríguez Fernández Professor Ana Rosa Rosado Parra Ana Rosa Rosado Parra Professor