Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


TITLE Enhancing Small Group Teaching and Learning

LEVEL D - Doctoral Workshops/Symposium

ECTS CREDITS Not Applicable

DEPARTMENT Doctoral School

DESCRIPTION The workshop will delve into ‘learning-by-doing’ with the aim of demonstrating its effectiveness as an active learning experience. The groups will be introduced to a variety of hands-on techniques, and will be invited to reflect on the benefits of small group teaching, learning and cognition as a social and cultural process, and on power dynamics, authority and trust.


By the end of this workshop, doctoral researchers should be able to:

- identify the advantages of small group teaching and learning;
- describe the key requirements in planning and facilitating a session using inquiry-based learning;
- discuss the importance of power, authority and social and cultural context in the learning environment.

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Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Attendance No 100%

LECTURER/S Gillian M. Martin

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