Student Centred Learning (SCL)


The module is practically-based with an emphasis on interactive discussion and group work. It explores Student-Centred Learning (SCL) techniques and activation strategies. The module promotes student engagement, student led learning, retention initiatives and managing transitions. It incorporates peer assisted learning techniques; learning strategies; collaborative learning; mentoring programmes; the promotion of student led learning; digital student engagement strategies; SCL assessment design; and formative instructional practices (FIP).

Learning Outcomes

  1. Evaluate and apply the major concepts, theories and practices of student-centered learning in education.

  2. Critically review a range of first-year experience programmes and student as partners initiatives.

  3. Critically review student centred learning theory and activating strategies in the classroom or in a digital learning environment.

  4. Design a student-centred learning toolkit.

  5. Evaluate student-centred classroom strategies and techniques.

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