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Understanding Student Learning – Sep '20

Students value being engaged in their learning. This course helps you explore student learning to enhance your teaching practice.

Understanding Student Learning – Sep '20
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study8 hours

Understand student learning to enhance your teaching practice

Every student undertakes their own personal learning journey and they value being active participants in that journey. This short course is designed to help you explore how students learn and articulate your own teaching philosophy. Knowing your students and how you approach your teaching are important first steps in developing active learning experiences.

What topics will you cover?

  • Learning theories

  • Teaching and learning at Coventry University

  • Your teaching philosophy

  • Student diversity

  • Inclusive learning and teaching

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Critique your own practice against a range of learning theories
  • Demonstrate teaching and learning approaches at Coventry University and their underpinning values and strategies
  • Articulate your own (current) teaching philosophy
  • Explore diversity in HE and inclusive learning and teaching

Who is the course for?

Colleagues at Coventry University and CU Group who teach and/or support student learning in HE.

Who will you learn with?

Academic Developer and Module Leader for 7010CRB. Ian describes himself as an artist, technologist and teacher.

Mojtaba has nearly 25 years of experience in teaching and learning and senior management at HE internationally.
PhD in Maths Education, MSc in Pure Maths, BSc & teaching qualification in Maths

Senior Lecturer - Academic Development and SFHEA. I gained my PhD in Digital Literacy and my areas of interest include also Digital Media Education and Critical Pedagogy. @lumigopereira

Senior Lecturer in Academic Development and Module Leader for M07ODL, with industry experience in business recovery. Her pedagogic interests include intercultural interactions & inclusive practice.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry