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||The aim of the programme is to promote high quality clinical education by helping participants reflect upon, and share insights about their practice; to understand and apply educational theories and evidence from the literature and to help participants develop a good solid foundation in clinical education and educational research upon which they can continue to build their own academic career.
This course is designed to encourage students to consider the learner, the teacher and the educational environment and how these factors interact.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Available to all students (SV1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 8,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 8,
Online Activities 65,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 30,
Revision Session Hours 3,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
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 consider a range of different teaching approaches.
- 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||Mrs Gillian Aitken
Tel: 0131 242 6536
|Course secretary||Mrs Debbie Spence
Tel: (0131 6)51 6536