Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE DOC6034

 
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.

Outcomes:

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.

 
ADDITIONAL NOTES Timetable Details

Semester 1
Occ A - Date: 26 Nov 2019; Time: 9:00 - 12:00; Duration: 3 hours

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Workshop

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Attendance No 100%

 
LECTURER/S Gillian M. Martin

 
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