Practical Teaching Techniques and Observation (005X5B)

30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Spring teaching

This practical module explores and critically evaluates teaching methodology and classroom techniques and includes observation of experienced teachers. You will have chance to observe and discuss a range of different teaching styles, and supervised teaching practice will enable the development of their teaching skills as well as understanding of the different methodologies and techniques. You will normally be grouped according to previous teaching experience. They will also be expected to keep a reflective learning/teaching journal.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 300 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 267 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We’re planning to run this module in the academic year 2021/22. However, there may be changes to this module in response to COVID-19, or due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. It may not be possible to take some module combinations due to timetabling constraints. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.