30 credits at level HE7
This module will enable those involved in supporting teaching and learning in their professional environment to build upon their knowledge and expertise to plan and assess teaching and learning and explore aspects of their own practice in depth. This will be achieved by negotiating individual learning needs, action planning and participating in action learning.
Course members will engage with the creation of learner-centred environments utilising learner-centred approaches including technology assisted learning. The module will draw on and focus upon work-based experiences, professional enquiry, knowledge and scholarship designed to enhance professional practice, and will be facilitated through reflection with and support from peers, mentors and tutors
•The planning of effective teaching and learning environments
•Holistic and individualised elements of teaching and learning
•The theories, principles and application of teaching and learning strategies
•The theories, principles and applications of formal and informal assessment
•The roles of assessment in teaching, learning, planning, and evaluation in differing contexts are explored and applied
•Assessment of learning will be will be examined with particular reference to the principles of validity, reliability, transparency and professional accountability
Notional learning hours for the module will be 300 arranged as follows:
42 hours of class contact in the form of:
• Action Learning Sets
258 hours in the form of:
• Needs analysis
• Reading and research
• Work based learning
• Project work
• Preparation for assignments
• Mentor review and observation of teaching
Learning will be supported be online technology. Formative assessment tasks will allow course members to receive early feedback on draft work for their final summative assessment. Summative assessment will be through evidence of participation in action learning and a profile of evidence of work-based learning which includes a critical reflection on achievement of the module learning outcomes.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Develop professional knowledge, identifying areas for further learning and enquiry and disseminate findings to support professional and/or teaching activity within ethical frameworks||
Undertake self-assessment, identify own learning needs and areas for further enquiry.
Demonstrates the ability to share acquired knowledge within a learning community
|2.||Analyse learner needs and articulate appropriate objectives and effective teaching approaches to achieve specified learning outcomes.
Implement appropriate teaching strategies to meet the needs of learners
Develop and implement plans that are inclusive and meet the diverse needs of learners.
Analyse chosen approaches to teaching
Critically reflect on a range of teaching strategies to meet learner needs
|3.||Develop a critical understanding through evaluating the theories and principles of learning, teaching and assessment and demonstrate their application.
Critically reflect on and analyse the key contemporary theories and principles of learning, teaching and assessment.
Apply these in a learning context and justify their application.
|4.||Demonstrate how to plan, design and conduct formal and informal assessment to enable learning, progression and support.||
Critically reflect on the design and application of assessment and evaluation in context with due regard to national professional standards and subject benchmark statements.
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||1) Participation in action learning, action learning sets and presentation of findings to peers||2. A critical reflection on the application of teaching, learning and assessment methods in context (3,000 words or equivalent) supported by a profile of evidence of work based learning|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
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