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HED5002 - Teaching for Learning

6 points, SCA Band 0, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Education

Leader: Dr A Onsman


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


This unit introduces participants to the teaching and learning cycle. Participants will develop learning outcomes, align content and teaching methodologies with those outcomes, gather feedback, and reflect on their teaching. Participants will demonstrate competence in lecturing, small group teaching, and working with individual students. Face-to-face and mediated approaches to teaching are also examined.


On successful completion of this unit, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify the principles of good teaching in higher education.
  2. Apply those principles of good teaching.
  3. Analyse the strengths of a range of teaching methods.
  4. Explain student differences within their classes.
  5. Demonstrate competence in three major teaching approaches.


Assessment consists of two assignments and contribution to in class or on line discussions. Assignment one is a reflection oin a set of personally relevant principles of good teaching. Assignment two is a collection of reports and actions resulting from CALT observations and peer reviews.

Contact hours

Equivalent of 2 hrs per week (face-to-face and on-line)




Concurrently teaching