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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2007 - 2008

Module Title Teaching / Training Practice
Module Code ES210
School School of Education Studies

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Module Co-ordinatorDr Charlotte HollandOffice NumberCA106
Level 2 Credit Rating 10
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Module Aims
· To allow students engage in a substantial period of guided work-based teaching /facilitation practice

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module students will be able to:

·        Completely observe and describe the key interactions in a learning situation

·        Understand and explain the link between laboratory skills practice and classroom implementation

Demonstrate in the work-based practice situation a high level of competence in planning, implementing, assessing and evaluating their teaching/facilitation of learners

Indicative Time Allowances
Lectures 0
Tutorials 0
Laboratories 0
Seminars 0
Independent Learning Time 150

Total 150
Placements 72
Assume that a 10 credit module load represents approximately 150 hours' work, which includes all teaching, in-course assignments, laboratory work or other specialised training and an estimated private learning time associated with the module.

Indicative Syllabus

The student engages in work-based teaching/ training practice, which would include observation and reflection by student on work-based teaching/ training practice. It would involve critical reflection on the practical application of theory introduced from other  modules, such as the Teacher/Facilitator as Reflective Practitioner, Microteaching skills and Classroom Observation Skills, in teaching/ training practice. It would culminate in the demonstration of acquisition of teaching/facilitation skills in episodic teaching environment, which involves preparation, implementation and evaluation of a teaching session.

Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Indicative Reading List
Essential:Joyce, B & Weil, M(1996) Models of Teaching Allyn and BaconCohen, L , Mannion, R., Morrisson, K. (1996) A Guide to Teaching Practice (4th ed) London. RoutledgeGood & Brophy (1996) Looking in Classrooms (6th ed) New York: Harper RowSlavin, R 91994) Education Psychology Theory and Practice Boston. Allen and BaconMcIntyre & McLeod (1997) Investigations of Microteaching London: Addison WesleyAllen, D & Ryan K. (1969) Microteaching London: Addison WesleyCurzon, L.B. (1997) Teaching in Further Education (5th ed) London: CassellSupplementaryMaykut, P and Moorehouse, R (1994) Beginning Qualitative Research: A Practical Guide London: Falmer PressGoodlad S, and Hirst, B. (ed) Explorations in Peer Tutoring, Basil BlackwellBrown, A. and Dowling, Pl (1998) Doing Research/Reading Research: A Mode of Integration for Education London: Falmer Press
Programme or List of Programmes
ETBSc in Education & Training