The module is delivered in over four to five timetabled days (usually 09.30 to 16.30) through the autumn term.
Participants engage in action learning sets, interactive seminars, peer supervision, and workshop activities in class and community activities and discussion online between delivered sessions. Participants may access face-to-face or telephone tutorials to discuss formative coursework and to receive supervision on their educational practices.
Topics covered include:
Learning theories in context
- Critical assumptions embedded in contemporary learning and teaching
- Assumptions about teaching and learning strategies
- Constructive feedback on small group learning session
- Principles and forms of constructive feedback
- Planning and facilitating learning, feedback and assessment
- Purpose, principles, types and forms of authentic assessment
- Professional and ethical accountabilities of assessment.
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A 6000 word portfolio consisting of reflective logs of educational experiences, a critical reflection of a videoed teaching session, a critical reflective account of assessment of a learner or group of learners.