20 credits at level HE4
This is a distance learning module designed for clinicians whose work involves teaching and training. The module concentrates on learners, the learning process, and planning for teaching and learning. The importance of long and short term planning for teaching and learning and the relationship between good planning and the effective learning of groups and individuals is emphasised.
Course members will develop the ability to use a variety of teaching methods effectively and to facilitate student learning in different ways.
Describing, analysing and identifying the implications for the teacher of the following:
• learners’ needs;
• the characteristics of a range of learners in the clinical setting;
• individual differences and learning styles;
• learning theories;
• experiential learning (Kolb’s learning cycle);
• memory and understanding: remembering, forgetting, retention and recall; rote learning;
• communication skills;
• groups, teams and their dynamics.
Specifying educational purpose: aims and objectives.
Planning for different types of teaching and learning strategies for groups and individuals.
Structuring sessions appropriately.
Introduction to assessment and its role in teaching and learning.
Evaluation and self-evaluation.
Materials-based distance learning
Course members will teach a session of 30-60 minutes in duration which will be video recorded. Their session plan, session objectives, tutor notes, appropriate resources and a written explanation will be submitted for assessment.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||understand the characteristics of learners in the clinical setting and their diverse needs||
identify learners' needs during the teaching session
observe issues of equality of opportunity, inclusivity and diversity during the teaching session
|2.||use a systematic approach to create session plans, resources and schemes of work||
produce and complete a suitable lesson plan pro-forma
write appropriate aims and learning outcomes
produce relevant tutor notes and resources
|3.||appreciate the range of teaching and learning strategies||choose suitable teaching and learning methods|
|4.||understand the theories of assessment and assessment methods||use suitable assessment techniques which match the requirements of the teaching session|
|5.||reflect upon and evaluate your own teaching and learning||produce and complete an appropriate self-evaluation pro-forma|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||a teaching session of 30-60 minutes in duration which will be video recorded.|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
and/or be taking the following corequisite modules:
You cannot take this module if you are taking or have taken:
Fry, H., Ketteridge, S., Marshall, S. (2003) A Handbook for teaching and learning in higher education. 2nd edition. London: Kogan Page
Race, P. and Brown, S. (1998) The Lecturer’s Toolkit. London: Kogan Page
Ramsden, P. (2003) Learning to teach in higher education. 2nd edition. London: RoutledgeFalmer
Reece, I. & Walker, S. (2003) Teaching, Training and Learning: A Practical Guide. 5th edition. Sunderland: Business Education Publishers Ltd
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