Preparing to Teach at the University of Sunderland



 This course will be presented as a two day course during the 2016-2017 academic year on the following dates:

Tuesday 20th September 2016

Wednesday 21st September 2016

Thursday 12th January 2017

Friday 13th January 2017

Wednesday 26th April 2017

Thursday 27th April

This session has been cancelled Fleming Building Room B15, 10:00-16:00Venue to be confirmed

Course Information

This course is intended for individuals who are new to teaching in the Higher Education sector generally and at the University of Sunderland in particular. It is also suitable for anyone supporting student learning and for those with a staff development role.

The content is mapped against the UK’s Professional Standards Framework for Higher Education. This allows attendance on the course to be considered as part of an individual’s application for professional recognition via fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.

The intended learning outcomes are:

Knowledge of…

  1. …the diverse nature of student cohorts in a higher education context.
  2. …planning the delivery and/or support of effective student learning at particular levels in a higher education context.
  3. …a range of pedagogic approaches for the delivery and support of learning
  4. …a range of assessment strategies for determining student progress and informing further learning

Skills of…

  1. …producing plans for the delivery of multiple linked sessions.
  2. …planning in detail the delivery of a learning session to suit the learning needs of students and based on some principles explored within this course
  3. …designing and implementing an assessment task for students to check their learning progress and to inform further teaching and learning activities.

Course Programme

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Course Resources

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