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Education - Teaching & Learning

Description
Teaching and Learning
The MEd in Teaching and Learning is a part-time programme aimed at teachers, lecturers,trainers and education professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge and repertoire of teaching methodologies. Participants will critique contemporary teaching methods and education systems and gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing educators, trainers and students in different educational contexts. This scholar-practitioner approach will inform and enhance participants' practice and their ability to create effective student-centred learning environments.

Programme Outline and Delivery
The MEd in Teaching and Learning is a part-time, flexible programme, delivered in blended mode and designed to enable participants to complete the programme at their own pace of study. The programme is delivered in part-time mode using a blended mode of delivery that includes class-based workshops, generally Saturdays, and in blocks throughout the year and on-line work using Moodle.

Unique Aspects of the Programme
Our experienced lecturing team develop participants' professional skills and competence as teachers, lecturers, trainers and education professionals whilst valuing the wealth of knowledge and experience that they, as adult learners, bring to the classroom. Participants can apply their learning directly to enhance their practice and can share their experience in a supportive and collaborative learning environment.

Entry requirements

•An Honours Degree (level 8) or equivalent

•Three years' postgraduate experience in an education environment

•Access to an educational organisation, where action research may be carried out

•Applicants whose first language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English.

Duration

1 - 5 years part-time

Number of credits

90

Careers or further progression

Progression Opportunities
On successful completion of the MEd in Teaching and Learning, graduates may progress to doctoral studies (NFQ Level 10) at WIT or another Higher Education Institution subject to meeting the specific entry criteria.

Further enquiries

Course Leader
Dr. Judith Breen
Senior Lecturer- School of Lifelong Learning and Education
Tel: 51302854
Email: JBREEN@wit.ie

Subjects taught

Mandatory Modules:
Academic Enquiry 4 days 10 Credits
Curriculum Development and Assessment 4 days 10 Credits
Practical Pedagogy 5 days 10 Credits
Education Research methods OR Action Research in Education 3 days 10 Credits
Education Research project Ongoing study 20 Credits

Elective Modules - Choose 30 credits:
Blended Learning 5 days 10 Credits
Language, Power and Societies 5 days 10 Credits
Content and Interaction for Teaching and Learning Online 5 days
10 Credits
Independent Learning Project Ongoing study 10 Credits
Mentoring 2 days 10 Credits
Research Supervisory Skills 5 days 10 Credits
Teaching Across Cultures in Higher Education 5 days 10 Credits
Adult Learning 5 days 10 Credits
Reflective Practice in Education 4 days 10 Credits
Applied Pedagogy 4 days 10 Credits
Recognition of Prior Learning 4 days 10 Credits
Using Groupwork in Teaching 4 days 10 Credits

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Campus: Cork Road

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