Teaching, appraisal of learning in different settings and evaluation
Run by School of Medical and Health Sciences
20.000 Credits or 10.000 ECTS Credits
Organiser: Mr Merf Williams
Overall aims and purpose
This module will provide the students with an understanding of the teaching, learning and assessment theory that should underpin their own teaching. Students will gain the skills to appraise their own teaching and learning through personal reflection and peer review. The module is designed to enable students to reflect on how they communicate with learners, and identify and then accomodate learners with different needs.
Key Concepts in adult learning theory
- Learning styles
- Delivery of teaching
- Forms of assessment
- Use of technology
- Appraisal of clinical teaching in a variety of settings
- Goal setting
- Evaluation of teaching
- Critical appraisal of session
Pass (50 – 59%):
Students will demonstrate a basic level of knowledge, understanding, and skills required for meeting the learning outcomes. Students will demonstrate a general level of understanding of the practical and theoretical perspectives and are able to make some references to relevant literature. For the critical analysis, students will have attained a basic knowledge of material contained in set texts or reading materials with the links between theory and own practice fairly clear in parts. Students will have satisfactorily completed essential assessment exercises. Written work will be acceptable but with a number of errors evident.
Distinction (70% and over):
Students will demonstrate a high level of knowledge, understanding, and skills for meeting the learning outcomes. Students will demonstrate a high level of analysis of own experience in relation to the theories and applications of the theories. There will be evidence of attaining an advanced knowledge of material beyond that contained in set texts and has done considerable wider reading. All completed assessment exercises will be at a high standard. Written work will be clear and concise, without errors.
Higher A marks require clear evidence of wider reading and critical thinking.
Merit (60 -69%):
Students will demonstrate a sound level of knowledge, understanding, and skills required for meeting the learning outcomes. Students will demonstrate familiarity with and the ability to apply a range of approaches, methods and conceptual tools. Self-reflection and practice improvement will be based on reasonable theoretical rationale. There will be evidence of attaining a sound knowledge of material contained in set texts or reading materials and undertaking wider reading. All completed assessment exercises will be at a proficient level. Written work will be of good quality, only with minor errors but largely based on the module materials with limited evidene of wider reading and critical thinking.
Students will be able to design and plan critically analyse the design and planning learning activities underpinned by relevant theory
Criticall analyse best practices of the assessment process in medical education, and provide meaningful, constructive feedback to learners
To assess and prepare effective learning environments for individuals and groups of learners
Be able to critically review and analyse own style of teaching using reflection
Appreciate the clinical setting as the learning enviroment, and adapt use of resources efficiently and effectively to meet individual learning needs.
|Teaching session and peer review||50.00|
Teaching and Learning Strategy
1 x 2 hour lectures to introduce the module and theory
8 hours seminars/discussion forums
- Literacy - Proficiency in reading and writing through a variety of media
- Numeracy - Proficiency in using numbers at appropriate levels of accuracy
- Self-Management - Able to work unsupervised in an efficient, punctual and structured manner. To examine the outcomes of tasks and events, and judge levels of quality and importance
- Exploring - Able to investigate, research and consider alternatives
- Information retrieval - Able to access different and multiple sources of information
- Inter-personal - Able to question, actively listen, examine given answers and interact sensitevely with others
- Critical analysis & Problem Solving - Able to deconstruct and analyse problems or complex situations. To find solutions to problems through analyses and exploration of all possibilities using appropriate methods, rescources and creativity.
- Presentation - Able to clearly present information and explanations to an audience. Through the written or oral mode of communication accurately and concisely.
- Teamwork - Able to constructively cooperate with others on a common task, and/or be part of a day-to-day working team
- Mentoring - Able to support, help, guide, inspire and/or coach others
- Argument - Able to put forward, debate and justify an opinion or a course of action, with an individual or in a wider group setting
- Self-awareness & Reflectivity - Having an awareness of your own strengths, weaknesses, aims and objectives. Able to regularly review, evaluate and reflect upon the performance of yourself and others