6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2017 (On-campus block of classes)
This unit will involve participants in the development of their teaching skills, including the theoretical aspects of teaching and learning in a variety of settings.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- Plan teaching and learning for a variety of contexts demonstrating participant-centred principles including preparation of learning objectives, teaching resources, aligned objectives, instructional methods and participant outcomes.
- Demonstrate competence as a teacher and the ability to reflect constructively on own skill and that of others.
- Compare and contrast individual perspectives on teaching and learning with a range of theoretical models.
- Analyse a range of contemporary practices in health professional education with particular reference to the implications of learner diversity, flexible delivery and teaching development.
- Compare different educational approaches across a variety of health professions and consider strengths and weaknesses in relation to own teaching practice.
- Teaching practical and plan (30%)
- Teaching sequence plan (2,500 words) (50%) (Hurdle)
- Teaching philosophy (1,000 words) (20%)
Three days teacher directed learning (study days) and up to 10 hours/week self-directed learning.
See also Unit timetable information
Off-campus attendance requirements
It is expected students attend all study days. There are sessions related to assessment that are compulsory, refer to unit guide.