Teaching and Learning


This module provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary for effective teaching and learning in higher education. The module, which is practically-based and interactive, is aimed at developing effective teaching practice. The module promotes research-based teaching and learning, and provides training in lesson planning, lesson delivery and reflective practice. The module incorporates microteaching techniques, small and large group teaching and learning strategies, the promotion of student engagement, the development of teaching portfolios, classroom management strategies, and training in assessment strategies, including assessment design and formative feedback strategies.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop, deliver and review lessons in the context of microteaching techniques.

  2. Effectively apply and critique a suite of educational technology tools.

  3. Critically assess key educational theories and their application to teaching.

  4. Develop a web-based teaching portfolio tool (e-Portfolio) in the context of teaching practice.

  5. Demonstrate research-based, inquiry-based teaching practice, including competence in problem-based learning (PBL).

  6. Design and evaluate effective and innovative assessment strategies.

  7. Critically evaluate the role of an educator in the context of Higher Level Education.

  8. Demonstrate the skill of reflective practice.

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