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Taking your study further

If you enjoyed this course, you might wish to explore other related courses offered by UEA on the FutureLearn platform. Future Learn courses: Clinical Supervision with confidence MOOC Clinical Supervision: …

Key messages

Good lesson planning and preparation will help you deliver any teaching session more effectively. There a number of teaching methods that can be used in workplace and educational settings. Each …

The art of presenting

Julian Treasure’s TED talk entitled ‘How to speak so that people want to listen’ (the video will start at 4m 20s) provides excellent tips on specific aspects of presentation skills. …

Selecting the teaching method

Please watch this video of a panel discussion where the educators are discussing factors that underpin their choice of teaching methods used in practice. Please share your reflections on the …

Online learning

In this video Professor Rodrigues describes her experience of creating and delivering her Clinical Supervision with Confidence course on the FutureLearn platform. You can use this opportunity to share your …

Face to face teaching methods

There are a variety of teaching methods that could be used depending on the context: Lectures are generally used to present information to large groups of learners with the learners …

Essentials of lesson planning

The rationale for making a lesson plan derives from the theories of learning; this section will focus on the constructivist theory. The lesson plan is designed around the learning objective(s), …

Introduction to educational theories

There are a number of educational theories that underpin the practice of teaching and learning. Andragogy Knowles suggests that adult learners share the following characteristics: Independent and self-directed learners Use …

Key messages

Assessment of learning needs is a process by which gaps in a learner’s knowledge and/or skills are identified. This process includes knowledge of the curricular learning outcomes appropriate to the …

Socratic questioning

What do you understand by the term ‘Socratic questioning’? Watch this short video to get an idea of this technique and how to use it with your trainees. Please watch …

Creating a SMART objective in a PDP

This animation shows how to create a SMART objective in a PDP. (Please note there is no audio) The example sets out five criteria, gives some additional explanation and gives …

Personal development plans (PDP)

Learning needs of students and trainees usually arise from curricular learning outcomes which are pre-specified and related to stage of training, as well as those related to individual personal skills …

Key messages

Learning is influenced by several factors which include motivation of the learner, the perceived relevance of a learning opportunity to their learning goals, as well as the educational environment in …

Making it work in practice

In this video Dr Brown describes how she balances her service commitments and maximises learning opportunities in her workplace. How do you facilitate this in your workplace? Have you identified …
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