TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION: EFFECTIVE, REFLECTIVE PRACTICE

EDU4HET

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Recent trends in the purpose and function of higher education have resulted in a radical shift in the styles of teaching delivery that can best support student success, satisfaction and retention. This subject focuses on developing innovative teaching approaches in response to student cohort needs through a reflective approach to teaching practice. Participants engage with the University's Professional Learning Framework to engage in peer supported activities to enhance teaching delivery and the quality of assessment feedback given to students.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNauman Saeed

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisites Course RCHE - Graduate Certificate in Higher Education. EDU4CTL

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Evaluate teaching using peer observation informed by good practice principles from the higher education literature.

Activities:
Reading, practice-based activities and peer group discussion
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Enhance teaching delivery using self-reflection, peer and student feedback, and scholarly literature in higher education.

Activities:
Reading, practice-based activities and peer group discussion
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Evaluate the benefits to students of changes in teaching delivery in terms of student learning and engagement.

Activities:
Reading, practice-based activities and peer group discussion
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Provide quality assessment feedback to students that is informed by relevant literature in assessment and feedback in higher education.

Activities:
Reading, practice-based activities and peer group discussion
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Engage in reflective practice to enhance teaching delivery in higher education

Activities:
Reading, practice-based activities and peer group discussion
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNauman Saeed

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Four 1.5 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Workshops face-to-face or via Zoom"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written task - (1000 words)Full details will be given to student in the subject learning guide and on LMS20 01, 02, 05
Written task (1500 words)Full details will be given to student in the subject learning guide and on LMS35 01, 02, 03
Written task (1500 words)Full details will be given to student in the subject learning guide and on LMS35 02, 04
Oral task - 500 (words)10 05

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNauman Saeed

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Four 1.5 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Workshops face-to-face or via Zoom"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written task - (1000 words)Full details will be given to student in the subject learning guide and on LMS20 01, 02, 05
Written task (1500 words)Full details will be given to student in the subject learning guide and on LMS35 01, 02, 03
Written task (1500 words)Full details will be given to student in the subject learning guide and on LMS35 02, 04
Oral task - 500 (words)10 05