Please note students must successfully complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Learning & Teaching before continuing their studies to receive the award of Master of Arts in Learning & Teaching.
This course is designed to meet the needs of learning professionals working in adult, workplace, further or higher education contexts. The course is designed to develop understanding of theories and behaviours associated with learning and development, while also enhancing research and practical skills.
About this Course
The course focuses on facilitating your ability to develop the learning of others in different contexts by, for example, the application of new technologies to instruction, the use of strategies to support learning, and the creation of valuable and effective assessments.
Throughout this course you will be encouraged to enquire, question and critique modern conceptions of how we learn and how we can bring about learning in others. The course will include guest lecturers and a variety of participative instructional approaches. You will be expected to complete practical assignments and to build your skills as an educator. In the second year you will be expected to complete a research-based dissertation.
Who is the course for?
This course is for leaders in learning who wish to become proficient and professional educators capable of operating in a range of learning environments. It will prove particularly useful if you are a college teacher, a professional educator in workplace education, community education or if you are interested in your own lifelong learning.