Postgraduate Course: Principles of Teaching and Learning (MEED11013)
|School||Edinburgh Medical School
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will focus on the pedagogic issues about teaching and learning, illustrated by case studies examples. More specifically, it will consider the:
- The use of aims, goals and learning outcomes, behavioural objectives, competences and capability.
- The roles of the teacher: enabler, facilitator, mentor, didactic, trainer, culture-custodian and the legacy of Socrates
- Models associated with learning.
- Study skills: acquiring and using information
- Strategies for learning and teaching: lectures; problem-based learning; negotiated learning contracts; self-directed learning; clinical and other professional skills.
- The issues associated with e-learning.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2016/17, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 8,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 8,
Online Activities 64,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 30,
Revision Session Hours 2,
Other Study Hours 1,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One assignment of approximately 3000 words.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Critically evaluate several models of teaching.
- Develop approaches that take into account individual learner differences, including background, beliefs, motivation and preferences.
- Critically reflect on a range of theories of learning and their capacity to analyse and inform practice.
- Critique the role of the teacher in formal and informal learning situations.
- Appreciate the impact and importance of the learning environment.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Online environments are used for the teaching, learning and assessment of all courses on the MSc programme. This includes the Waverley Suite, allowing interactive visual, audio, textural and graphical modes of communication, in the same synchronous or asynchronous event.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||All courses to be delivered by distance learning.
|Course organiser||Mr Tim Fawns
Tel: 0131 242 6536
|Course secretary||Mrs Debbie Spence
Tel: (0131 6)51 6536
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