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Postgraduate Course: Engaging students in autonomous learning (EDUA11268)

Course Outline
SchoolMoray House School of Education CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThe course brings together both experiential learning and engagement with relevant educational literature in relation to student autonomy and student engagement in university learning and teaching.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Promoting Student Autonomy and Engagement (EDUA11184)
Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Course Start Date 15/09/2014
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 14, Online Activities 1, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 8, Other Study Hours 1, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 74 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) The assignment for this course consists of developing (or revising) a course with particular focus on the teaching and assessment strategies used to promote student autonomy and engagement (1000-1500 words)which is accompanied by a short essay (1000 words) discussing the principles guiding the design and explaining the choices made. Total word length 2000-2500 words.
In order to pass this course, participants will need to demonstrate a critical understanding of selected key concepts relating to the role and importance of developing student autonomy and engagement for high-quality learning within research-intensive settings. At the same time, they will be expected to offer a reflective analysis of how certain teaching and assessment strategies can be used to promote autonomy and engagement in their chosen course and subject setting, taking into account the perspectives of students taking the course.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
During the contact days, participants will have the opportunity to:
- explore concepts and experiences of autonomy in learning
- explore concepts and experiences of engagement in learning
- experience and reflect on an unfamiliar learning situation
- give and receive feedback on a brief teaching activity
Through reading and assignment preparation, participants will have the opportunity to:
- critically examine ┐student autonomy┐ and ┐student engagement┐
On completion of the course participants will be able to:
- demonstrate a critical understanding of the complex questions and various concepts underlying student autonomy and student engagement
- identify principles for promoting student autonomy and engagement
- identify ways of putting those principles in to practice in their context

Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMs Daphne Loads
Tel:
Email: daphne.loads@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Emily Salvesen
Tel: (0131 6)51 6661
Email: Emily.Salvesen@ed.ac.uk
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